Buildings, whether homes or offices, can achieve sustainability by reducing their exploitation of natural resources.
"Our concept is to acquire calcium from discarded concrete, which is otherwise going to waste," an expert noted.
Noise from road traffic and railways to be associated with an increased risk of all-cause dementia, scientists say.
Some 700 million people live in earthen homes. A new paper calls for more modern styles, in part as a response to concrete-related emissions.
Reflective materials on pavement can prevent that heat from building up and help counteract climate change.
A new EU Environment Agency briefing details how COVID is showing urban planners ways to make permanent change in sustainable design.