D.C. politician wants tiny houses for millennials .... 1,000 of them
November 13, 2015, 6:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While the new bill likely won't pass as is, it does highlight the District's dearth of affordable housing.
This cedar tree-studded Swiss high-rise will probably smell amazing
November 11, 2015, 9:49 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Why move to the woods when you can live in a tower that doubles as a coniferous forest?
Townhouses replace racehorses at San Mateo redevelopment site
November 10, 2015, 2:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Judging by sales, transit-oriented Bay Meadows is a success right out of the gates.
The Beacon: LED chandelier is a dazzling, data-driven showstopper
October 26, 2015, 5:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Pittsburgh's newest high-rise displays building performance stats in a most stunning manner.
Stevens Institute of Technology takes 2015 Solar Decathlon by storm
October 19, 2015, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The third time's a charm for the resiliency-minded contender from New Jersey.
Here comes the agrihood: A taste of California's new farm-to-fork community
October 2, 2015, 6:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At The Cannery, the greens are reserved for tasting, not teeing off.
Massive 3-D printer pumps out affordable, mud-based housing
September 25, 2015, 4:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
An Italian printing studio takes the concept of dirt cheap housing to an entirely new level.
At long last, Rural Studio's 20K House ventures outside of rural Alabama
September 10, 2015, 8 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From Alabama's Black Belt to the bucolic exburbs of Atlanta, 20K House is movin' on up.
Dying Silicon Valley mall to be reborn with world's largest green roof
September 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The man-made foothills are most definitely alive in Cupertino.
Net-zero home provides California farm laborers with heart and 'sol'
September 8, 2015, 11:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
UC Davis students conceive a 'deliberate solution' to substandard farm worker housing.
In Vietnam, an urban college campus reimagined as a 'forested mountain'
September 4, 2015, 8:35 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Honestly, it would be a touch difficult to hit the books on a campus this wildly verdant.