British cancer center spotlights the healing power of good design
June 15, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Heatherwick Studio's mighty pretty design for Maggie's Centre Yorkshire resembles a cluster of massive potted plants.
Treehouse retreat with skate park appeals to nature lovers, 13-year-old boys
June 5, 2015, 2 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Beautiful and daring, Cinder Cone will resonate with those who have graduated from Thrasher to Dwell.
Summer 2015 reading list: 12 green design titles to intrigue and inspire
May 21, 2015, 1:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Forget Pat Conroy ... nothing says 'summer reading' like upcycling bibles and tiny house memoirs.
Texas weekend retreat eschews one big house for 4 little ones
May 18, 2015, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Co-owned by a quartet of couples, Llano Exit Strategy blends communal living and rural solitude.
Oakland neighborhood showcases the power of good, green design
April 22, 2015, 3:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In a once iffy stretch of East Oakland, Tassafaronga Village stands as a model of affordable green housing done right.
AIA Housing Awards honors two gorgeous homes to grow old in
April 17, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In rural stretches of Connecticut and Tennessee, two nature-surrounded retreats built for retirees.
Help teen carpenters build a tiny house eco-village for Seattle's homeless
April 16, 2015, 7:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The after-school carpentry wizards at Sawhorse Revolution have big, community-bettering plans for micro-housing.
This sleek Seattle home was built from bits and pieces of an old barn
April 9, 2015, 1:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Beauty abounds in the weather-warped details of Dwell Development's latest net-zero residence.
Facebook's new headquarters are a flash from the past, not a glimpse of the future
April 1, 2015, 4:41 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
It's one big room on stilts over a parking garage in the suburbs — because nothing ever changes.