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.
280 miles of hidden British bike paths rediscovered on Google Street View
May 12, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The push to revive a network of defunct 1930s-era cycleways begins.
Fabric-munching moths are having a field day in England's historic homes
April 12, 2017, 2:04 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Preservationists suspect warmer-than-normal weather is to blame for the pests' proliferation.
British prisoners put to work building prefab homes
March 13, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Why have inmates manufacture license plates when they can help put an end to a housing crisis?
English city combats climate change with 3 million new trees
January 25, 2017, 3:03 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Manchester's City of Trees scheme will plant one leafy specimen for every resident.
Tiny English village has massive CO2-cutting ambitions
October 6, 2016, 4:02 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The rural Cheshire community has slashed emissions by nearly a quarter over the past decade.
New copyright rules bring busy replica furniture industry in the U.K. to a halt
August 10, 2016, 9:34 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The era of ersatz Eames chairs and knockoff Noguchi coffee tables comes to an end.
London's most beautiful new museum is a 150-year-old sewage pumping station
August 3, 2016, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Likened to a cathedral, the ornate Crossness Pumping Station reopens for public tours following extensive rehabbing.
Why Mr. Potato Head is looking a bit wonky these days
June 29, 2016, 7:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A malformed version of the well-accessorized spud is raising awareness of food waste in the U.K.
Vacation like a monk in this pared-down Welsh holiday house
May 6, 2016, 4:17 p.m. by Matt Hickman
John Pawson's Life House beckons frazzled renters with a 'zone of extreme calm.'