Animals are becoming nocturnal to avoid humans

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Researchers have learned that dozens of species of animals have reacted to increased contact with human beings by shifting their internal clock to become more nocturnal. “It suggests that animals might be playing it safe around people,” study leader Kaitlyn Gaynor told Phys.org. “We may think that we leave no trace when we’re just hiking in the woods, but our mere presence can have lasting consequences.” In a new study published in the journal Science, Gaynor and her team analyzed data from 76 previous… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



6 Super common food additives that you need to avoid

It’s difficult for even the most dedicated person to make all of the daily meals from scratch and that often means relying on store-bought foods for condiments and other must-have kitchen items. But lurking in those kitchen staples are some food additives View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Avoid Obvious designs the first drone highway for a utopian Chinese city

We designed the first Drone Highway for Bao’an, Shenzhen. It was an invited competition against OMA and 5 other teams to design a city the size of Manhattan. It includes our new urban planning ideas along with many sustainable and futuristic amenities. Please consider the following graphics and video for publication. It was a joint venture between Avoid Obvious Architects and Tetra Architects & Planners. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building