In pee-saturated San Francisco, walls that retaliate against public urinators
July 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
City officials are confident that pee-proof walls will thwart al fresco urination, one splash at a time.
Barnacle-like sleeping pods provide shelter to London's homeless
July 27, 2015, 12:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
James Furzer's simple design is still situated on the streets — yet lifted slightly above them.
How would you reclaim the 700 miles of unused 'el-spaces' in NYC?
July 24, 2015, 9:28 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You never know what potentially park-worthy gems are hidden beneath elevated infrastructure.
Billion dollar Los Angeles River makeover gets government green light
July 20, 2015, 12:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The L.A. River is one crucial step closer to resembling, well, an actual river.
Seasteading still floating libertarian utopia idea
July 17, 2015, 11:03 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
They've engineered a technical solution, but the rest of the concept still sinks.
UCLA students design backyard abode for birds (and bees, bats and people, too)
July 16, 2015, 3:48 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Despite its petite size, Bi(h)OME carves out ample room for urban wildlife.
Will NYC garbage cans pull double-duty as public Wi-Fi hotspots?
July 15, 2015, 1:39 p.m. by Matt Hickman
BigBelly tests out waste receptacle-based public wireless with not-so-stinky results.
'Deposit shelf'-equipped trash bins lend helping hand to Copenhagen's bottle collectors
July 7, 2015, 1:21 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Millions of bottle deposits go unclaimed in the exceptionally tidy Danish capital each year.