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.
Is this spherical vertical garden the future of urban farming?
February 17, 2017, 3:12 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Space10's Growroom is a build-it-yourself farm pod for cities.
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
14 famous people who mysteriously disappeared
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Why do leaves have such different shapes?
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter