Moveable skyscraper feeds impoverished African communities
April 13, 2017, 2:57 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A hunger-eradicating high-rise takes top prize at the 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition.
Missourians are making it rain (literally) at 'Cloud House'
March 27, 2017, 11:09 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Matthew Mazzotta's installation marries rainwater harvesting with the deeply pacifying sound of raindrops bouncing off a tin roof.
Serenbe: A down-on-the-farm antidote to suburban sprawl
March 19, 2017, 10:01 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Boomers and the health-conscious are the latest target buyers at this sustainable planned community outside of Atlanta.
D.C. architect eyes old Metro cars as housing for the homeless
March 15, 2017, 3:23 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Just think of it as repurposing with a purpose.
Is this spherical vertical garden the future of urban farming?
February 17, 2017, 3:12 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Space10's Growroom is a build-it-yourself farm pod for cities.
Paris gives compost-generating public urinals a 'dry' run
February 10, 2017, 3:09 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The resulting nutrient-rich fertilizer will be used in city parks and gardens.
Cardborigami: Providing shelter, restoring dignity with cardboard
February 6, 2017, 3:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From Skid Row to Nepal, Cardborigami's clever folding shelters offer the displaced a surprisingly sturdy alternative to tents.
IKEA's flat-pack refugee shelter wins coveted design award
February 3, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Design Museum's recognition of Better Shelter couldn't come at a more appropriate time.
Why do some cats like to sit on shoulders?
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Watch this cat do adorable trust falls
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
Book sheds new light on the hermit who shunned humanity for 27 years
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants