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.
Paris gives compost-generating public urinals a 'dry' run
February 10, 2017, 3:09 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The resulting nutrient-rich fertilizer will be used in city parks and gardens.
Cardborigami: Providing shelter, restoring dignity with cardboard
February 6, 2017, 3:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From Skid Row to Nepal, Cardborigami's clever folding shelters offer the displaced a surprisingly sturdy alternative to tents.
IKEA's flat-pack refugee shelter wins coveted design award
February 3, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Design Museum's recognition of Better Shelter couldn't come at a more appropriate time.
IKEA launches 'gender neutral, activity neutral' city bike
January 26, 2017, 3:14 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The SLADDA bike's optional trailer is perfect for small-sized IKEA hauls.