We want to show people that green buildings are a service to our urban environment. Leaves and branches act as natural dust filters for the city air. Green roofs are therefore a real contribution to ecological building. People should not … Continue reading Green Roofs – lively green instead of dull gravel
Imagine a city full of trees, plants and solar panels, wouldn’t this be great? Our vision is to increase the green in cities and equip them with solar panels to improve their climate. The following contribution is going to show you how this vision could be realized and how it … Continue reading Cool city-climate
Climate change has been on everyone’s lips for some time. It is clear that measures must be taken to slow down global warming. An important part of the change must happen in the building industry, because it has a direct … Continue reading The Effect of building materials on the environment
How does urban gardening work and what is it? Hey everybody to learn what our topic is about watch the following video: Text from the video: We made research and want to educate the people and raise awareness for this … Continue reading Urban gardening
What to do to stop climate change? Even with little things we can help our environment a lot. That is why we would like to change people’s mindsets with our project in order to help the earth. What was our … Continue reading Survey on climate-impacting measures
Introduction The tiny house movement (also known as the “small house movement”) is an architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. The small house movement has been gradually and consistently picking up steam for many environmentally … Continue reading Tiny Houses – An Environmental Movement
Introduction The idea for this project is to look more deeply into the issue to find out what can be done about the reduction of CO2 in the city of Zurich and where the strengths and weaknesses of the different … Continue reading City Traffic in Zurich
Some cities have big parks, some cities have none. They’re mostly relatively big and green, full of people and a hotspot for insects and animals. These things are really good in a psychological way on one hand and for the … Continue reading City Parks and their impact on the environment
We love the idea of a city full of houses with plants on the walls. Our vision is to make the polluted cities with lots of plants cleaner and improve the living conditions. Besides, it looks great walking along a … Continue reading Green walls for a green City!
Forests and their impact on our environment We can find forests all over the world, unfortunately not so many as in the past. Our forests are threatened worldwide and need our help to be protected. The deforestation (=Abholzung) and the … Continue reading Forests – why are they so important for us?
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about an issue which troubles the environment and how we could solve or improve it. We are Jeffrey Medina and Mark Mocan and our goal is to … Continue reading What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?
Hi there, We, Jessica Züger and Dominique Baumann, present you our findings about the theme long bright and short dark days. The idea came us during our summer holidays. We spent our summer holidays in Scandinavia. Introduction When we were … Continue reading The lighting conditions in the North
The aim of this post is to show the readers which effects the use of aluminium have. Especially we show you the consumption of Zurich and … Continue reading The «yellow» side of aluminium
Hemp as an alternative to paper made out of wood Before we start with our explanation you can watch our introduction video: Paper use in general and paper production from wood After we did some research we discovered that … Continue reading Paper production through hemp – an alternative?
Introduction Nowadays palm oil is one of the most popular oils that we people love to consume. Not only is it very harmful for us, it is also destroying our environment rapidly. It is known that palm oil is grown … Continue reading Palm Oil
Introduction Today all people around the world are talking about climate crisis, melting glaciers and hotter temperatures. What are the problems in Switzerland and in Turkey? With this article we want to present you our video and diagram about some … Continue reading Glacier melting & Floods – Climate crisis’ Effects
Introduction Today the world is running by electricity. Not everywhere and everything but almost. Even cars, buses and bicycles. At the end of the 19th century … Continue reading Get further with e-mobility!