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.
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.
Oas1s offers the finest in treehouse living without actually living in a tree
July 6, 2015, 9:10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
It's a little bit Ewokian, a little bit New Urbanist and a whole lot intriguing.
British cancer center spotlights the healing power of good design
June 15, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Heatherwick Studio's mighty pretty design for Maggie's Centre Yorkshire resembles a cluster of massive potted plants.
Treehouse retreat with skate park appeals to nature lovers, 13-year-old boys
June 5, 2015, 2 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Beautiful and daring, Cinder Cone will resonate with those who have graduated from Thrasher to Dwell.
Summer 2015 reading list: 12 green design titles to intrigue and inspire
May 21, 2015, 1:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Forget Pat Conroy ... nothing says 'summer reading' like upcycling bibles and tiny house memoirs.
Texas weekend retreat eschews one big house for 4 little ones
May 18, 2015, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Co-owned by a quartet of couples, Llano Exit Strategy blends communal living and rural solitude.
Oakland neighborhood showcases the power of good, green design
April 22, 2015, 3:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In a once iffy stretch of East Oakland, Tassafaronga Village stands as a model of affordable green housing done right.
AIA Housing Awards honors two gorgeous homes to grow old in
April 17, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In rural stretches of Connecticut and Tennessee, two nature-surrounded retreats built for retirees.