In praise of the unflinching frugality of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad
January 30, 2018, 1:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The enigmatic force behind affordable flat-pack furniture is dead at 91.
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.
This undersea restaurant in Norway will moonlight as an artificial reef
November 2, 2017, 8:28 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Some eateries have roof gardens. One due to open in Norway will be clad in mollusks.
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.