Help teen carpenters build a tiny house eco-village for Seattle's homeless
April 16, 2015, 7:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The after-school carpentry wizards at Sawhorse Revolution have big, community-bettering plans for micro-housing.
Lawmaker wants to upcycle retired aircraft carriers into Puget Sound toll bridge
April 15, 2015, 3:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Intriguing, sure, but the Navy would have to change its policy on how mothballed 'bird farms' are dealt with first.
New York apartment has the shower in the kitchen. (Hey, that's a good idea!)
April 14, 2015, 4:19 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
It makes a whole lot more sense to put it there than in a tiny room with a toilet.
Can a building standard help you live a healthier life?
April 12, 2015, 5:10 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Do we really need another building standard? Perhaps we do, if we really care about our health and well-being.
This sleek Seattle home was built from bits and pieces of an old barn
April 9, 2015, 1:40 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Beauty abounds in the weather-warped details of Dwell Development's latest net-zero residence.
Leonardo DiCaprio's private island to become showcase eco-resort
April 6, 2015, 2:43 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actor says development of his 104-acre Blackadore Caye off Belize will be 'restorative,' with conservation and sustainability at the core of the project.
Pittsburgh's Center for Sustainable Landscapes is as green as it gets
March 31, 2015, 8:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With the Living Building Challenge under its belt, the facility is being heralded as one of the greenest buildings in the world.
Bullitt Center: World's greenest commercial building?
March 31, 2015, 6:16 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
During a tour of the Seattle building, they make a pretty convincing case.
By law, all new roofs in France must be topped with plants (or solar panels)
March 25, 2015, 6 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Months ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference, French Parliament approves aggressive new commercial building rules.
New variety of 'golden rice' will soon be grown in Bangladesh
Is a vegetarian diet safe for my dog?
Hermit crabs are dying by the millions after swapping their shells for plastic
It's time to revive the Society for the Prevention of Useless Giving
How important is breakfast to weight loss?
Squirrels rely on birds to let them know when it's safe to go out