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RAU Architects — in collaboration with Ro&Ad Architects — have designed a fully sustainable, egg-shaped bird observatory

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Matteo Thun & Partners and 3M Design's butterfly-inspired design for Milan Design Week.

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In Meghalaya, bridges are constructed not from steel and concrete, but from the roots of banyan fig trees.

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Researchers from Edinburgh have fused various metals and glass-based materials.

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Alex de Rijke puts his material of choice in perspective by explaining what wood is bad at...

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Four designers from Imperial College and RCA have made a bioplastic from lobster shells.

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Waste products that can be transformed into useful materials.

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Natural materials like timber have a positive effect on our social and cognitive development.

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Similarly to air quality and lighting level, noise can have a long-term impact on mental and physical health.

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Piñatex is a sustainable vegan textile which can be used for fashion and manufacturing furnishings.

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A zero waste lab has launched in Greece, equipped with a robotic arm and recycling facilities.

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Self-healing material can build itself from carbon in the air.

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A jet-black paint that becomes conductive when it dries.

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A steel art installation created by Pamela Tan.

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Poppy Pippin's tiles reduce inner-city pollution.

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Perth-based company Nanollose, has created an circular knitted jumper made from coconut waste.

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The Shed

   

Directly on the High Line in Manhattan's new Hudson...

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The Seed Cathedral

   

In 2010, an otherworldly design which looked as though it...

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David Moreno's architectural sculptures look like paintings.

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Cellulose-based biomaterial stronger than steel and spider silk.

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Are giant bubbles filled with clean air the answer to our pollution problem?

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Kuniko Maeda creates ethereal plant-like forms out of recycled paper.

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Rosa de Jong creates miniature buildings constructed out of cork and fake moss.

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The Salt Project is a biomimetic project which envisions using saltwater to create sustainable buildings in Qatar.

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EFEKT Architects' Camp Adventure Park promotes positive emotions.

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5 alternative materials to single-use plastic and petroleum-based plastics.

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‘Architecture of Density’ by German photographer Michael Wolf, reflects the other-worldly aesthetic of urban landscapes.

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Perched amid the Rif Mountains, northwest of Morocco, is a blue-washed town called Chefchaouen.

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Ellie Birkhead's bricks explore how globalisation poses an economic threat to small-scale industries.

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If you were blindfolded and asked to step into a location unknown to you, you’d probably get small indications of..

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In Seoul, South Korea, an organically-shaped bench has been installed in Hangang Park.