Formerly Vacant Lot in Milan Wins ‘Reinventing Cities’ Contest With Vineyard Atop Building With Public Sidewalk

The new headquarters for the molecular and oncology research center ICOM will be centered within 5,000 square meters of green public spaces—including a 650-foot long vineyard. The grapevines will snake their way up the side of the Milan building in a shallow ramp, and will act as the centerpiece of a footpath that starts on […]

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Iran Has Passed a Bill That Would Protect Women From Domestic Violence

Hardly considered a bastion of liberal values, the Iranian executive branch has nevertheless drafted a piece of legislation to prevent several forms of violence against women. The bill, called the Protection, Dignity and Security of Women Against Violence, actually pre-dates the administration of President Hassan Rouhani, and has been the result of resolved women activists […]

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