• Why is Sustainable Architecture Important?

    21 Oct 2020 Due to the increasing awareness of global warming, an approach known as ‘sustainable architecture’ is currently on the rise throughout the world. It is now being widely promoted among architects and developers as the perfect strategy to solve environmental issues. ....
  • The Rise of Sustainable Architecture

    18 Oct 2020 Similar to other human activities, buildings are also known to contribute a lot in generating carbon emissions. Knowing this environmental consequence, planners and architects have now begun implementing a new approach, known as ‘sustainable architecture’. But, wha ....
  • The Many Benefits of Prefabrication

    15 Oct 2020 The term prefabrication is now becoming more common in construction. Despite seemingly new, this practice has actually been around for many years. Such a method, in which the component-making process is done in a spot separate from the construction site, is proven to be a high ....
  • What is Prefabrication?

    12 Oct 2020 In designing and constructing a building, architects and developers often encounter various challenges, especially in terms of time, quality, and cost. Hence, for a more efficient approach, many of them now implement a practice known as prefabrication. This practice is indeed ....
  • Exploring the Types of Wood in Indonesia

    09 Oct 2020 Indonesia is known to have a vast area of forests, rich with thousands of wood types. Throughout times, Indonesian manufacturers and craftsmen have used these local woods to create a wide range of products and materials. Each type of wood, however, has distinct characteristics ....
  • The Benefits of Harvesting Trees in a Sustainable Way

    06 Oct 2020 Imagine living without trees. Knowing how much they provide for us, it is no doubt that such a case is rather impossible, isn’t it? However, no matter how inevitable the need for trees is, we still have to think about preserving them. So, how can we balance these two dem ....
  • Discerning the Differences between Harvesting and Deforestation

    03 Oct 2020 Humans and millions of living creatures would not last on Earth if it weren’t for trees. Trees are indeed vital for many aspects in our lives. However, when we think about cutting trees for our needs, many of us tend to associate it with unaware logging activities which ....
  • How to Live Sustainably in Our Daily Life

    28 Sep 2020 There is no question that our Mother Earth has provided us with everything we need. Yet, there’s a bitter truth that the global challenges we are facing today continue to pose a threat to her well-being. The great news is that there are still times and various ways to pr ....
  • What Threatens Forest Biodiversity

    25 Sep 2020 There are many benefits that forests provide—including clean water, oxygen, habitat for species, jobs, and many more. This shows how vital forests are for both humans and the biodiversity in them. Unfortunately, much of forest biodiversity has been lost and threatened du ....
  • Forest Biodiversity: What It Is and Why It Matters

    22 Sep 2020 It is not without reason that forests are named the heart and the lungs of the Earth. Forests cover one-third of the Earth’s surface and provide habitats for plants, animals, and microorganisms, with over 80% of terrestrial biodiversity depending on forests. As a result, ....
  • Understanding Sustainable Forest Life Cycle

    19 Sep 2020 Our needs for natural resources are inevitable. But, unfortunately, we know that trees don’t grow instantly. One way to constantly renew forests is by maintaining a sustainable forest. Sustainable forests, in this case, can provide the living with both economic and ecolo ....
  • What is a Sustainable Forest?

    16 Sep 2020 Naturally, forests are essential for life on Earth. Forests provide the living with valuable resources, from oxygen and natural resources to shelter and food for wildlife. Hence, as long as there is life on Earth, there will be a constant demand for forest resources. Since we ....