The huge carbon footprint of cement (and what we can do about it)
June 26, 2019, 2:15 p.m. by Sami Grover
Cement manufacturing contributes 8 percent of global carbon emissions. But what if it could become part of the solution?
Wooden high-rise trend reaches new heights in Norway
March 21, 2019, 8:24 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Mjøsa Tower nabs the title of world's tallest all-wood building.
Chicago lawmakers make the case for bird-friendly buildings
March 4, 2019, 4:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Windy City is one of the deadliest cities for migrating birds in the U.S.
San Jose approves tiny house villages for the homeless
January 2, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The transitional housing pilot in Silicon Valley is years in the making.
Would you want to live in an Alexa-powered smart home?
October 17, 2018, 9:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
By investing in a prefab homebuilder, it's clear Amazon is itching to play an even larger role in your domestic life.
This sewage treatment plant moonlights as a wedding hotspot
September 9, 2018, 9:42 a.m. by Matt Hickman
This unlikely spot to say 'I do' can process 36 million gallons of wastewater daily.
Seattle commits to $12 million in modular housing for the homeless
September 6, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The factory-built dwellings will house over 200 homeless individuals at 3 different sites.
Dutch neighborhood of 3D-printed houses will be world's first
June 11, 2018, 9:31 a.m. by Matt Hickman
In Eindhoven, massive concrete printers are replacing skilled bricklayers.
This cozy concrete house was 3-D printed in under 24 hours
March 15, 2018, 8:42 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A housing charity plans to fabricate 100 innovative and affordable abodes in El Salvador.
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
Watch an elk herd run majestically across the Colorado foothills
This finch has a coat of many colors, but its head hue is the key
Boost your meals with compound butters