Manhattan is getting an office tower wrapped in spiraling sky gardens
February 12, 2016, 9:18 a.m. by Matt Hickman
From the man who brought you the giant tetrahedron on 57th Street...
This flood-proof greenhouse has got legs ... and knows how to use them
January 29, 2016, 4:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hydraulics give a British backyard potting shed a lift when needed.
Fresh concerns raised over Leonardo DiCaprio's eco-resort
January 24, 2016, 3:44 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Developers behind the 104-acre sustainable project in Belize promise to consider all concerns ahead of construction in 2017.
8 highly gift-able design books for the holiday season
November 19, 2015, 6:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
'Tis the season for Cabin Porn and 200-page treatises on Norwegian wood chopping technique.
This cedar tree-studded Swiss high-rise will probably smell amazing
November 11, 2015, 9:49 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Why move to the woods when you can live in a tower that doubles as a coniferous forest?
The Beacon: LED chandelier is a dazzling, data-driven showstopper
October 26, 2015, 5:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Pittsburgh's newest high-rise displays building performance stats in a most stunning manner.
Dumpster-dwelling professor upsizes (just a bit) to portable urban micro-homes
October 13, 2015, 3:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At 208 square feet, Kasita smart apartments are roughly the size of 6 garbage receptacles.
3-D printed car and home live in symbiotic off-grid harmony
September 30, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A solar-powered home that can charge a car is one thing. But what if power flowed the other way, as well?
Dying Silicon Valley mall to be reborn with world's largest green roof
September 9, 2015, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The man-made foothills are most definitely alive in Cupertino.
Net-zero home provides California farm laborers with heart and 'sol'
September 8, 2015, 11:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
UC Davis students conceive a 'deliberate solution' to substandard farm worker housing.
In Vietnam, an urban college campus reimagined as a 'forested mountain'
September 4, 2015, 8:35 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Honestly, it would be a touch difficult to hit the books on a campus this wildly verdant.
3 Solar Decathlon homes designed to withstand the next Katrina
August 27, 2015, 4:17 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Resilient design is showcased in competing homes hailing from New York, New Jersey and Missouri.
Rap star Nelly has been quietly sending 2 kids to college every year for a decade
'Traffic jam' on Mount Everest turns deadly for climbers
Costa Rica has doubled its forest cover in the last 30 years
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
The story behind kudzu, the vine that's still eating the South
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow