September 6, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The factory-built dwellings will house over 200 homeless individuals at 3 different sites.
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.
Mom and kids with no skills built this house from video tutorials
January 13, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
They proved to themselves that a determined family can accomplish anything.
Flintstone House: Bay Area landmark is now on Airbnb
November 4, 2016, 3:07 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Unlike in Bedrock, clams are not a valid form of payment for lodging.
Seattle commits to $12 million in modular housing for the homeless
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
A fairy tale castle built from construction debris
In Georgia, a $17.5M luxury home that can withstand a 20k ton nuclear blast