Landscape architect's 'genius' work recognized by MacArthur Foundation
October 16, 2017, 3:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Kate Orff calls on nature to both beautify and protect cities.
In Finland, classroom design offers a radical departure from the norm
September 19, 2017, 12:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Can better architecture lead to a better scholastic experience, as Finnish educators believe?
IKEA turns to NASA for small-space living inspiration
June 13, 2017, 3:08 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Will a stint in the Mars simulator in Utah help IKEA designers make a better dresser?
Google's London HQ boasts a rooftop garden for the ages
June 2, 2017, 1:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This greenery-topped 'groundscraper' will be longer than London's tallest building is tall.
Japanese retailer Muji is selling teeny-tiny vacation huts
April 27, 2017, 2:42 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It's a handsome, pared-down design, but where are the wheels?
Moveable skyscraper feeds impoverished African communities
April 13, 2017, 2:57 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A hunger-eradicating high-rise takes top prize at the 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition.
Missourians are making it rain (literally) at 'Cloud House'
March 27, 2017, 11:09 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Matthew Mazzotta's installation marries rainwater harvesting with the deeply pacifying sound of raindrops bouncing off a tin roof.
Serenbe: A down-on-the-farm antidote to suburban sprawl
March 19, 2017, 10:01 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Boomers and the health-conscious are the latest target buyers at this sustainable planned community outside of Atlanta.
D.C. architect eyes old Metro cars as housing for the homeless
March 15, 2017, 3:23 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Just think of it as repurposing with a purpose.
Photographer captures the secret life of a stray dog in paradise
Iowa boy builds tiny house in his backyard
11 things humans do that dogs hate
This WWII vet loves to walk, but he can't go far
What's your ikigai? Lifestyle manifesto breaks down life's big question into 4 simple answers
This feral 'grandpa' cat may not care for humans, but oh, does he love kittens