Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 2:08 AM
It's a jungle up there: In the suburbs of Sri Lanka's largest city, a design team envisions a 46-story luxury apartment tower wrapped in shaded terraces and clad in lush vegetation.
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 1:20 AM
While its name might evoke scenes of Mother Nature at her most destructive, the cleverly designed Tsunami House on Camano Island, Wash. revolves around comfort, elegance and resilience.
Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 6:09 PM
The 48th edition of the Super Bowl will be the first to require serious layering on the part of attendees, and here's another significant first: Food scrap composting at the host stadium.
Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Green Mountain College students unveil a micro-home that reflects qualities sought out by Gen Y'ers: low-maintenance, mortgage-free and ready to hit the road when life's next big adventure beckons.
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 6:36 PM
Because nothing says 'wholesome lunch break activity' like online rat tracking, New York City's health department has a Rat Information Portal website complete with a rodent infestation mapping feature.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Young designer Tsuyoshi Hayashi turned to an abundant, hard-to-recycle form of manufacturing waste, traditional ceramic roofing tiles, when designing his clever upcycled seating system.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Madrid-based elii, an always clever design firm where 'everyday life invents itself,' marries performance art, micro-living and the midway funhouse with the 'Didomestic' apartment.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 8:54 PM
In a remote area outside of Seoul, design firm ArchiWorkshop debuts a rather intriguing assemblage of luminous structures that allow pampered campers to not-really-rough-it in high style.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Realizing that hauling old clothes off to the Goodwill for donation isn't exactly everyone's idea of a fun weekend excursion, SFGoodwill launches a pilot initiative that will find sensor-equipped textile recycling bins placed in residential high-rises across San Francisco.
Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 11:26 AM
With an emphasis on 'Less House. More Life,' Alek Lisefski, the young owner/designer/builder of a lovely wooden abode-on-wheels, does tiny housing right.