Posts by Jessica Stewart

November 11, 2019

Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Futuristic Transit Hub That Doubles as a Public Bridge

With their futuristic design, Zaha Hadid Architects has won an international competition to create a new Rail Baltic terminal in Tallinn, Estonia. By teaming up with local firm Esplan, Zaha Hadid Architects was able to solidify their vision for the Ülemiste terminal, which acts both as a transport hub and public bridge. The firm used its signature organic forms and minimal lines to create a space that’s both functional and aesthetically striking.

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November 8, 2019

Italy Becomes First Country to Make Climate Change Education Mandatory

Italy is stepping up to the plate when it comes to climate change by ensuring that their youth is educated on the topic. When the 2020 school year starts, Italy will be the first country in the world to include mandatory teaching hours about matters linked to climate issues. According to Lorenzo Fioramonti, Minister of Education, there will be 33 hours a year built into the curriculum regarding this urgent topic.

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November 7, 2019

Rocky “Whale” Emerges in the Arctic Circle Blending Architecture and Environment

Danish architecture firm Dorte Mandrup has been selected to create Norway’s next big attraction. The company beat out stiff competition with their design for The Whale—an ambitious project in the Arctic Circle that aims to attract even more visitors to this remote area. Located 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle on the island of Andøya, The Whale gives an unparalleled view of the rugged natural landscape and seaside.

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November 6, 2019

40+ Unique Holiday Cards You Can Only Find on Minted

With the holidays approaching, it’s time to start celebrating. For many, this means selecting the perfect holiday greeting to send to friends and family. In a day and age when mail is being used less and less, this time of year is a good excuse to send a nice, thoughtful greeting and carry on a tradition that’s been in place since the 19th century.

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