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Forests in the Sky: How One Italian Architect Is Reshaping Urban Greenery

by Emma Kantrowitz
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“You know when you have an idea, it’s assembled from memories, experiences, books—it’s always very complex the way an idea is born. For a long time I was trying to study how it could be possible to put together a natural city in a different way; how to move forests inside the city, to increase the number of trees, to create more parks, to imagine how plants could grow on a building. It was an obsession for me.”

Let There Be Light? Light Pollution’s Impact on the Built Environment

by Adam Bonislawski
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Few would argue that a little light to brighten the darkness is a good thing. How else, after all, are we supposed to get around once the sun goes down? Too much of this good thing can become a bad thing, however—namely, in the case of light pollution.

Millennials in the Workplace: What Do They Really Want?

by Adam Bonislawski
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Entitled, flighty, never fully invested—if you were to take the stereotypes about millennials seriously, they’d be about the worst co-workers and employees imaginable.

A ‘Powerful’ Regeneration of the Battersea Power Station

by Daniel Rosen
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The Battersea Power Station, one of London’s iconic “superstations” and the largest brick building in Europe, was, at its peak, a structure hailed for its distinct design and its ability to provide enough energy to power a resurgent London over the course of five decades.

A ‘Powerful’ Regeneration of the Battersea Power Station

by Daniel Rosen
Blog

The Battersea Power Station, one of London’s iconic “superstations” and the largest brick building in Europe, was, at its peak, a structure hailed for its distinct design and its ability to provide enough energy to power a resurgent London over the course of five decades.

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