Visitors to Costa Rica are often too busy absorbing the natural scenery to pay attention to the country's troubling solid waste problem. An under-construction recycling center aims to reverse the trash problem, but it needs your help.
When faircompanies visited Graham Hill's 420 square foot Manhattan flat back in 2010, it hadn't yet morphed into a transformative apartment with the functionality of a living space more than double its size. Now, a look at the finished product.
SpacesTV visits product designer Daniel LiCalzi's Swiss Family Robinson-inspired live/work space that includes a sleeping loft with stairs that double as a bookshelf and pendant lamps made from measuring tape.
As construction begins on a 32-story prefab tower here in the U.S., Broad Sustainable Building Corp. is preparing for a similar project in China that will result in a 220-story prefab skyscraper built in just 90 days.
New York City unveils a disaster housing plan centered around retrofitted shipping containers that boast interiors that are like 'CB2 meets Motel 6' and that are larger than most studio apartments in Manhattan.
Now that Black Friday has passed and you've retired your chainmail coif for the year, it's time to flex your consumerist muscle in a more civilized manner with the aid of this year's Green Monday gift guide.
Faircompanies steps inside a compact, cleverly designed Manhattan studio apartment where nearly every surface slides, opens and folds and where both the kitchen table and the Murphy Bed are assisted by hydraulics.