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 ...
The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question
March 22, 2017, 8:27 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
A different kind of environmental standard for buildings seeks to rebuild our very concept of what a green building should be.
British prisoners put to work building prefab homes
March 13, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Why have inmates manufacture license plates when they can help put an end to a housing crisis?
This stunning Manhattan office building is also unfailingly polite
March 3, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Situated next to the High Line, Solar Carve Tower is specifically designed not to bogart air and natural light from its neighbors.
Iowa boy builds tiny house in his backyard
30 minutes of doing just about anything will extend your life. (That includes you, boomers)
A dying chimp embraces her old friend and refuses to let go
A brief and revealing history of the swimsuit
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
13 photos of dogs that got invited to the wedding