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Here Is What We Can Do to Convert Rainwater Into a Useable Water Source
Field researcher and water-harvesting expert Ed Beaulieu analyzes our conservation options for the future.
Housing in Megacities is a Mess. What Can We Do About It?
Six teams of architects propose empowering new solutions for urban sprawl.
Will We Innovate a Solution to Water Scarcity?
Ancient and emerging technologies promise sustainable answers to water shortages.
What Does Opting Into Home Automation Mean for Privacy?
With the rapid evolution of the smart home, has privacy become just another setting?
Chris Jackson: What Multiculturalism Can Do For Everyone
What happens when the stories we read share only one culture or worldview? Editor Chris Jackson shares five reasons why we need...
Here’s What 50 Years of Prefab Innovation Looks Like
Founded in 1968 to build A-frame homes for resort communities, Deltec has evolved to specialize in bringing quality,...
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, who along with partner Kari Anderson handled...
Can You Believe This House Used to be a Dilapidated Toolshed?
An architect and an interior designer put the tools to the test for this impressive renovation.
What Design Can Do For New York City: A City Modern Preview
After Hurricane Sandy brought New York City’s precarious coastline to the forefront of the city’s collective attention last year,...
Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K
In the Poplar Dock Marina of London sits a 1924 barge that has been transformed into Beecliffe, a contemporary floating home with...
We Need to Talk About Hygge—You’re Doing it Wrong
In Denmark, where it’s gray and rainy 179 days a year, hygge is knitted into the fabric of life.
What Are Eichler Homes and Why Do People Love Them?
If it's oozing with California midcentury-modern design—complete with wood paneling, gabled ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glazed...
These “Just Add Water” Homes Can Be Built in Less Than 24 Hours
Paris-based architecture and design firm Cutwork plans to use roll-out cement paneling to build low-cost, durable housing units...
What Would Victor Do?
When deciding the future of restoration of a historic Denver property, the preservation-minded homeowners looked to the past for...
This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode
Built to weather a harsh, mountain climate, this sleek pool house in Park City, Utah, transitions easily from private guesthouse...
Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common
From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.
Here’s What San Francisco’s Most Expensive Home on the Market Looks Like
Offered at $40,500,000, the residence spans an entire city block at the base of the famous Lombard Street.
Can I Do This?
In the Can sofa, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are seeking to go beyond the creation of a practical, elegant, and comfortable design.
Thinking About Building a Prefab Home? Here’s What You Need to Know
The appeal of a prefab house is clear, but the process of getting one is not.
Here’s What You 100% Need in Your Pantry According to Bobby Berk
‘Queer Eye’ star Bobby Berk names the pantry essentials and tools that build healthy eating habits.