Asia

Ross Harding and why Off the Grid festival works

According to Ross Harding, engineer, extreme-sustainability consultant and funky-gig organiser, if you’re going to have a solar-powered off-grid music and talk-fest it better be on the summer solstice on 22 December.

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Smart glass gets smarter with gradation-tint

Japanese scientists have developed a smart window that can not only alternate between light and dark, but can produce various shades of tint across its surface.

Marc Stringa joins Jacobs

Strategic urban and land use planner Marc Stringa has been appointed urban planning advisory leader for the Asia Pacific region at Jacobs. Mr Stringa has more than 24 years’ professional…

Hong Kong’s green supermarket superstar

A new supermarket in Hong Kong could be setting the pace for powerful sustainability messaging. The Green Atrium on a small plot of land in Yuen Long next to a…