The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question
March 22, 2017, 8:27 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
A different kind of environmental standard for buildings seeks to rebuild our very concept of what a green building should be.
British prisoners put to work building prefab homes
March 13, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Why have inmates manufacture license plates when they can help put an end to a housing crisis?
This stunning Manhattan office building is also unfailingly polite
March 3, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Situated next to the High Line, Solar Carve Tower is specifically designed not to bogart air and natural light from its neighbors.
Baugruppen: It's a cooperative living concept, and it's perfect for boomers
January 25, 2017, 2:07 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This German concept of cooperative living could be a great alternative to the retirement community.
Wellness-focused Orlando community attracts new homeowners, patients
September 26, 2016, 3:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Where else but in the Theme Park Capital of the World can a sprawling subdivision double as a medical tourism hub?
L.A. officials impound tiny houses donated to the homeless
March 4, 2016, 7:07 p.m. by Matt Hickman
As homelessness woes mount in the city, one big-hearted solution is squashed.
This 'zipper truck' and Lego-like concrete blocks are revolutionizing tunnel construction
March 3, 2016, 8:14 a.m. by Michael Graham Richard
The technique doesn't require mortar and is 90% faster.
Apple's giant dirt pyramid to nurture its own majestic forest
February 18, 2016, 3:08 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Tech giant's new Cupertino campus will soon be home to more than 7,000 trees.
Step inside the loveliest low-cost cottages in all of Georgia
February 8, 2016, 7:07 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Rural Studio's 'field test' in affordable housing is ready to be lived in.
Rescued pit bull goes from crack house to firehouse
Cicadapocalypse: What you need to know
Kulning: The haunting, beautiful Swedish herding call that's also a song
Why Italians are the healthiest in the world
Who said that? 8 owls you might hear at night
This beautiful tidal road is Britain's deadliest