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How to Transform the Textiles Economy

It’s high time we shake up the destructive take-make-dispose textile model and transform it into a circular one that’s better for people and environment. This report tells us how. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, textile production contributes 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year—more than international flights and maritime shipping combined. Add […]

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The Untapped Value of Organic Waste in Construction

What if instead of sending our organic waste to the landfill, incinerator or compost pile, we could give it another life as bricks, panels, carpets or insulation? Arup, the design and engineer firm, says this is not only possible, it’s a very valuable opportunity. In their latest report, The Urban Bio Loop, Arup aims to demonstrate […]

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How Design Can Save Lives and Money

Can architecture and urban design really make a difference for public health? ABSOLUTELY is the conclusion drawn by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in their City health check report, and they have the case studies to prove it. City heath check: How design can save lives and money compares three serious health problems in […]