design

Solar-powered Trashpresso converts plastic and fabric waste into floor tiles

A 40-foot shipping container platform holds a complete mobile waste recycling plant capable of upcycling plastic and fabric waste into architectural tiles.

Rustic modern tiny house shows another clever way to do the stairs

There’s more than one way to go up in a small space, and this is one smart alternative.

HUBB modular furniture system adapts to changing learning environments (Video)

The static, traditional lecture classroom is slowly on its way out. Here’s how the flexible classroom of the future might be furnished.

Hut news: MUJI’s long-promised hut hits the market

It’s beautiful, minimal and can go just about anywhere.

Wedge-shaped Acute House reuses materials from demolished cottage

An irregular plot of land is turned into an advantage by incorporating outdoor space within the home’s boundaries.

Emoji are the new grotesques of architecture

Why not have a bit of fun?

LeGrow is a smart garden system you build with LEGO-like modular blocks (Video)

Perfect for small city apartments, this system allows you to use a variety of add-on components to build your own indoor garden.

AIA/COTE Awards this year redefine sustainable design

Too much information?

Citizen Jane: Does the new film get it right?

A great introduction to a writer who changed the planning world

Eerie "dead mall" films take us deep inside derelict retail giants (Video)

The number of failed retail spaces is growing, and this filmmaker is digitally preserving these places before they are disappear.