September 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Building codes and zoning bylaws should make it easier for more people to do it.
11 wanderlust-inducing works of mobile architecture
April 17, 2017, 1 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With summer around the corner, it's never too early to start thinking about floating cabins and trampoline tents.
Moveable skyscraper feeds impoverished African communities
April 13, 2017, 2:57 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A hunger-eradicating high-rise takes top prize at the 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition.
Only in Texas: A rental home shaped like a cowboy boot
April 7, 2017, 11:02 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Roomier than your average Stetson, this habitable boot would be an upgrade for the old woman who lived in a shoe ...
The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question
March 22, 2017, 8:27 a.m. by Ken Edelstein
A different kind of environmental standard for buildings seeks to rebuild our very concept of what a green building should be.
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.
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.
Tubular glass vacation home encases a full-grown tree
Could this ancient relic still be the best way to heat your home?
Where to find old doors and windows for a decorating project
Iowa boy builds tiny house in his backyard
This folding A-frame cabin is a shoo-in for fantasy holiday wish lists
Sustainable restroom tips and ideas