Architecture for the ages: How houses can adapt to aging boomers
February 26, 2016, 6:12 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
And they can provide some space for the next generation as well.
Co-living: Is it a hipster commune, a dorm for grown-ups or a new model of sharing?
November 17, 2015, 6:11 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Apartments are expensive and hard to find. Is co-living a solution or is it just an upscale rooming house?
Even at 100, San Francisco City Hall couldn't be greener
June 9, 2015, 11:25 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The palatial Beaux-Arts beauty completed in 1915 is named the oldest LEED Platinum-certified building.
England's 19th century sea forts are being converted into offshore party hubs
April 24, 2015, 10:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Let your hair down and party like it's 1899 in a converted Victorian sea fort off of the Isle of Wright.
Inside the micro-apartments of America's oldest indoor shopping mall
January 27, 2015, 6:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Indie retail and urban downsizing collide at this smart example of adaptive reuse that breathes new life into a historic shopping center.
Hollyhock House: Frank Lloyd Wright beauty to bloom again following 6-year facelift
January 23, 2015, 4:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The architect's flower motif-stamped Los Angeles masterpiece is set to reopen as a museum following extensive renovations.
Students transform leaky bungalow into super-efficient off-campus roost
December 23, 2014, 7 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Who said old houses can't learn new energy-saving tricks?
Mark Zuckerberg antagonizes neighbors with nonstop home renovation
September 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
If there was an 'unlike' button for home renovation projects, the 30-year-old social media tycoon would have earned himself more than a few thumbs down.
Architect behind the 'ugliest house in Queens' responds to his critics
August 21, 2014, 1:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Complimentary or not, Thomas Paino welcomes all the attention that his super-efficient Long Island City renovation is getting.
A California homeowner who pays his mortgage by living in the garage [Video]
June 2, 2014, 4:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Explaining that his car 'doesn't need its own little home,' L.A. County resident Chris Aune converted his 2-car garage into a cottage and rents out his main house.
Stunning garage-to-cabin conversion enjoys sweeping Puget Sound views
April 17, 2014, 1:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A Seattle-based design firm best known for its repurposed cardboard creations tries its hand at small-scale adaptive reuse with absolutely gorgeous results. When can I move in?
Coop du jour: Inside a run-down hen house-turned-rustic family cottage [Video]
April 14, 2014, 1:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A Petaluma, Calif. family proves that even the most ramshackle out buildings can be transformed into cozy living spaces with a bit of hard work and creative design.