This underground Omaha home looks like a cozy spot to ride out winter
December 8, 2017, 10:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
One of many added bonuses: You can sled down the roof.
No place to park your tiny house? This website can help
November 20, 2017, 7:15 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Just think of Try It Tiny as the Airbnb of tiny house-friendly land rentals.
Pinewood Forrest: A new kind of company town takes root outside Atlanta
October 4, 2017, 2:56 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This New Urbanist enclave targets creatives and entertainment industry professionals keen on walking to work.
Why coastal communities should be worried about new flood risk building standards
August 17, 2017, 12:04 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It's like nixing seismic requirements in earthquake zones.
Scientists unlock the mystery behind Roman concrete's amazing longevity
July 10, 2017, 7:27 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The very thing that causes modern concrete structures to corrode has sustained ancient Roman construction over eons.
Smart development, eco-tourism make for happy neighbors in Punta Gorda, Florida
June 20, 2017, 4:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A solar-powered town on the sleepy Gulf Coast attracts its first residents.
Tiny houses give low-income Detroit residents a shot at home ownership
June 9, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With a monthly rent of $1 per square foot, these dainty dwellings don't break the bank.
One company is on a mission to turn apartment complexes into communities
June 5, 2017, 9:22 a.m. by Ilana Strauss
Apartments aren't just walls or rooms; they're a chance to connect.
Architects recognize Virginia's Brock Center for outstanding environmental performance
May 15, 2017, 1:29 p.m. by Ken Edelstein
Building's 'regenerative' design key to net zero energy and waste.
Only in Texas: A rental home shaped like a cowboy boot
April 7, 2017, 11:02 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Roomier than your average Stetson, this habitable boot would be an upgrade for the old woman who lived in a shoe ...
'Old Faithful' dogs get their moment in the sun
Snack-hunting raccoon caught red-handed in Florida vending machine
Why do dogs eat grass?
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
For the first time, scientists capture a shockwave bursting from the sun
It's raining plastic in the Rockies