Four Years After It Was Heavily Damaged, Mosul’s Iconic al-Nuri Mosque Is Being Rebuilt

The recent announcement of the winning design for the restoration of the al-Nuri Mosque marks an important milestone in the rehabilitation of Mosul’s old city, in Iraq. The iconic al-Nuri, whose...

How This CO2 ‘Vacuum Cleaner’ Is Fighting Climate Change

Iceland was the ideal location for Orca. “It’s the only only site in the world where you can mineralize the CO2,” explains Beuttler, who notes that Climeworks has had a demonstrator...

10 Simple Ways to Start Living Sustainably Right Now

As you read these words, a glacier in central Alaska is rapidly moving 100 times faster than its normal rate. Imagine our collective reaction if anything else—a speeding car or falling...

Step Inside the Queens Workshop Where Furniture Masterpieces Come Back to Life

Most mornings, the celebrated furniture restorer and conservator Miguel Saco is ensconced in his Long Island City, New York, showroom and office by 7:30 a.m., his 15-year-old mixed-breed dog, Sarah, by...

This Narrow Home in Barcelona Is Full of Creative Configurations

Román created a rounded opening in the wall to allow light into the narrower area of the house.   Salva Lopez How did you choose what to display or highlight? We don’t have a pre-established...

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