The winners of the inaugural Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge are announced with top honors going to a low-impact alternative to highly polluting, energy-intensive conventional clay masonry bricks.
On World Toilet Day, a day in which we turn our attention to modern sanitation and the 2.5 billion people across the globe without access to it, here's a look at a few remarkable places to go see a man about a horse.
This week: Philippe Starck does wireless thermostats, GE unveils one hell of a hotplate and Americans (at least those with cash to spare) finally warm up to the idea of bidets. Plus, do homeowners talk a big game when it comes to energy-efficiency?
When Swedish police arrive at an apartment after being alerted by neighbors to a possible domestic disturbance, they find a frustrated couple brandishing Allen wrenches and a set of indecipherable furniture assembly directions.
When your job title is 'traditional wood kayak building instructor,' it's pretty much a guarantee that your newly built home is going to be something special. And Brian Schulz's handcrafted 'Japanese Forest House' doesn't disappoint.
Bob Iger and a group of preservation-minded Brentwood residents swoop in to save a modestly-sized 1940 ranch house designed by Paul R. Williams that was slated to be demolished and replaced with a mega-mansion.
A growing number of pristine lawn-obsessed residents in drought-stricken Austin have taken to drilling private wells so that they can irrigate to their heart's content while dodging the city's strict but much needed public water restrictions.