8 highly gift-able design books for the holiday season
November 19, 2015, 6:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
'Tis the season for Cabin Porn and 200-page treatises on Norwegian wood chopping technique.
Tiny living enthusiasts are flocking to sheep wagons
October 20, 2015, 1:07 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Rustic mobile shelters traditionally inhabited by Basque shepherds are as cozy as they come.
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.
Liberty Bridge is a glorious, pedestrians-only pipe dream
October 14, 2015, 5:48 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Linking Manhattan with Jersey City, this Hudson River-spanning fantasy footbridge is gaining online support.
Raincheck umbrella stand doubles as inanimate weather forecaster
October 14, 2015, 2:20 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Move over guy on the 10 o'clock news, this multitasking receptacle is also handsome, smart.
Dumpster-dwelling professor upsizes (just a bit) to portable urban micro-homes
October 13, 2015, 3:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At 208 square feet, Kasita smart apartments are roughly the size of 6 garbage receptacles.
3-D printed car and home live in symbiotic off-grid harmony
September 30, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A solar-powered home that can charge a car is one thing. But what if power flowed the other way, as well?
Brazilian architect transforms retired shipping container into really big periscope
September 29, 2015, 12:58 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Superiscópio might just be the largest optical instrument of its kind in the world.
Will moving walkways replace trains on London's Circle line?
September 10, 2015, 3:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Likely not, but it's fun to imagine zipping along a train-less Tube.
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.