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.
Washington, D.C.'s winning 'Memorial for the Future' is as sobering as it is beautiful
September 21, 2016, 4 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Climate Chronograph sinks as sea levels rise.
World's tallest indoor waterfall will be located in already-spectacular airport
September 12, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Singapore's Changi Airport outdoes itself once again.
A floating home that breaks up when its inhabitants decide to do the same
August 23, 2016, 11:14 a.m. by Matt Hickman
This Dutch dwelling renders post-divorce housing conversations a bit less complicated.
Canadian couple live, work and inspire on floating farmstead
August 11, 2016, 10:32 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Freedom Cove, a self-sufficient haven in British Columbia, has been home to two artists for over 20 years.
Burgled barn wood: When interior design trends lead to farm theft
August 1, 2016, 11:16 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Is your rustic-chic dining table made from black market barn wood?
Manhattan's underground park may finally see the light of day
July 19, 2016, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Designed to bring greenery to the bowels of New York City, the Lowline receives an enthusiastic go-ahead from City Hall.
A 'slow moving disaster' has bubbled up from the San Andreas fault
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track
17 memorable quotes from 'Elf'
Fisherman jumps on a thrashing whale's back to save its life
Why it's time to ditch baby carrots
Baby boomers aren't buying senior housing