Harvard housing startup offers for-hire tiny houses in the middle of nowhere
July 28, 2015, 4:17 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Getaway provides a woodsy, off-grid respite from the concrete jungle.
In pee-saturated San Francisco, walls that retaliate against public urinators
July 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
City officials are confident that pee-proof walls will thwart al fresco urination, one splash at a time.
Barnacle-like sleeping pods provide shelter to London's homeless
July 27, 2015, 12:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
James Furzer's simple design is still situated on the streets — yet lifted slightly above them.
How would you reclaim the 700 miles of unused 'el-spaces' in NYC?
July 24, 2015, 9:28 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You never know what potentially park-worthy gems are hidden beneath elevated infrastructure.
Robo-swans add a touch of elegance to water quality testing
July 23, 2015, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Singapore's pollution-monitoring avians trade in webbed feet for propellers.
Humanitarian architect to reuse Nepal's earthquake rubble
July 22, 2015, 6 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Leave it to Shigeru Ban to breathe ingenious new life into the painfully abundant remains of a major catastrophe.
In Seattle, curbside composting takes a turn for the litigious
July 22, 2015, 9:56 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Hey nosey garbage man, you got a warrant?
Billion dollar Los Angeles River makeover gets government green light
July 20, 2015, 12:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The L.A. River is one crucial step closer to resembling, well, an actual river.
UCLA students design backyard abode for birds (and bees, bats and people, too)
July 16, 2015, 3:48 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Despite its petite size, Bi(h)OME carves out ample room for urban wildlife.
SkyLodge Suites let travelers dangle from a mountain in utmost luxury
July 15, 2015, 5 p.m. by Matt Hickman
For when the Sheraton just isn't terrifying enough ...