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?
'One Big Home' profiles America's obsession with supersized dwellings
March 7, 2017, 7:16 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Carpenter Thomas Bena goes behind the scenes to explore the growing trend of 'trophy homes' and 'starter castles.'
This stunning Manhattan office building is also unfailingly polite
March 3, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Situated next to the High Line, Solar Carve Tower is specifically designed not to bogart air and natural light from its neighbors.
Meet the winners of the Little Free Library Design Competition
February 16, 2017, 3:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Neighborhood micro-libraries take the shape of owls, trees and wheels of cheese.
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.
Baugruppen: It's a cooperative living concept, and it's perfect for boomers
January 25, 2017, 2:07 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This German concept of cooperative living could be a great alternative to the retirement community.
5 ways you can reduce light pollution
Iowa boy builds tiny house in his backyard
Where to find old doors and windows for a decorating project
Puget Sound getaway is pure freecycled genius
In praise of the unflinching frugality of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad
Should I buy a house that has lead-based paint?