Vision Zero is so 20 years ago. It’s time for Moving Beyond Zero.

The new vision promotes active transportation like walking and biking.

Half-Tree House is a modern off-grid cabin built for $20,000

Partially supported by two trees, this contemporary cabin offers a quiet retreat from the city.

Bill Gates wants to build a "smart city" in the Arizona desert. Smart move?

Outside of the lack of water and increasing temperatures, it’s a fine idea.

Why a tiny home isn’t really a trailer or an RV

Or, answering the question of “why not just buy an RV or trailer instead of a tiny house”?

Transforming wall hides all in young family’s micro-apartment (Video)

Like a nesting doll, this all-in-one wall unit functions like a multipurpose piece of furniture.

Thomas Heatherwick does totally tubular, totally mind-blowing repurposing of grain silos

Silos in Capetown are turned into South Africa’s biggest art museum

Hurrah for Sean Hannity! Welcome to the fight against the pod people!

It’s a win-win all around as K-cup users on both sides of the political divide find reasons to smash their Keurigs.

Wake up, it’s time for the BuildingGreen Top 10 Products for 2018

It’s like watching paint dry.

Southwest Native American Doorway Mat Area Rug Blue Green Design C318 (3 Feet X 4 Feet 7 Inch)

Southwest area rug will add to any home or office decor.May be cleaned with soap and water or mild detergent. May also be steam cleaned. Lays flat on any surface.Blues and greens to compliment any room or decor in your home. $ 59.00

Arup report proposes transforming food waste into building materials

Turning a problem into a solution for the building industry, on a large scale.

Giant and gorgeous library in China mostly filled with fake aluminum books

There are 1.2 million real ones, but most of it is all about the show.

Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction

Successfully Measure the Benefits of Green Design and Construction Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction outlines the sustainable practices used in engineering design and construction operations for all types of engineering and construction projects. Aimed at ushering the engineering and construction industry into embracing sustainable practices and green construction techniques, this book addresses sustainability in […]

Peek into a Passive House during the Open House

Touring Passive House projects should be like trick-or-treating. Alas, they are few and far between in North America

One way to reduce truck terrorism: design less dangerous and deadly trucks and make them hard to get

Terrorists don’t rent Honda Civics for this kind of thing.

All-new Echo (2nd Generation) with improved sound, powered by Dolby, and a new design – Charcoal Fabric

Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, ask questions, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask. Echo is also an expertly tuned speaker that can fill any […]

Man & his rescue cat travel 31,000 miles in their camper van (Video)

Wanting to make a massive life change, this man makes his exit from the corporate world — with his feline friend and a self-renovated van.

Rock in a box with Arkitema Architects’ shipping container housing project

Using shipping containers for housing near a Danish rock music museum makes sense, sort of

Baitasi House of the Future is built inside a house of the past

“The house of the future should represent the lifestyle of young people.”

Passivhaus development in the UK shows that we can have nice things

This beautiful 14 unit development is affordable, sustainable and built to last.

Snøhetta designs Europe’s first underwater restaurant

In Norwegian, the word “under” also means “wonder”

Ride out climate change and rising waters in your ARKUP floating home

It’s sustainable!

Last woman standing: Testing an Evodesk XE

Our reviewer rises to the occasion.

Joris Laarman Lab shows the future of digital design

An exhibition of their work is at the Cooper Hewitt in New York