Barcelona's 'Penthouse Flats' limit urban sprawl by building up, not out
June 22, 2015, 1:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In a marriage of modular building and adaptive reuse, one Spanish developer has taken to the rooftops.
Everything old is new again in Anna Maria, Florida
June 12, 2015, 1:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Come for the pristine beaches and mellow vibe, stay for the energy-efficient buildings and hyperlocal Okinawa spinach.
Even at 100, San Francisco City Hall couldn't be greener
June 9, 2015, 11:25 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The palatial Beaux-Arts beauty completed in 1915 is named the oldest LEED Platinum-certified building.
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.
Egg-shaped hideaway gives whole new meaning to 'escape pod'
May 26, 2015, 9:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Powered by the wind and sun, Ecocapsule is the ultimate off-grid micro-home for vagabond vacationers.
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.
'Small is Beautiful' casts honest, often heartbreaking light on tiny house movement
May 4, 2015, 2:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Jeremy Beasley's debut feature is filled with enough raw emotion to fill a dozen pint-sized dwellings.
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.
Detroit deconstruction projects prompt need for 'reclamation hub'
April 21, 2015, 10:36 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Detroit adds a salvage component to its razing spree. Now it just needs a place to put truckloads of reclaimed building materials.
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.
A badly injured leopard beats the odds to make a miracle recovery
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
13 odd facts about Edgar Allan Poe
What a glass of wine a day does to your body
Expect a mostly mild winter — but mild doesn't mean no surprises, says NOAA
Having this mentality about time is probably stressing you out
Why you should mulch leaves, not rake them
When will fall leaves be at their peak near me?
7 amazing soups for soup weather
5 ways to beat fall allergies
Why does autumn have two names?
5 classic fall recipes
Thanks to seed savers, Glass Gem corn exists
10 best places outside the U.S. for fall color