design

This prefabricated house in Spain took five hours to erect

Using modular components pre-made in a factory, this modern home is airy, light and adaptable.

Man downsizes from 250 to 54 sq. ft. ‘expandable’ mobile tiny home (Video)

His “big” tiny home of 250 square feet was too big, so he’s now moved into a tinier but more flexible home that can travel with him.

Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA, dies at 91

Ingvar Kamprad changed the industry, making good design affordable, accessible and desirable.

Building code changes can have unintended consequences

A study in California shows that changing codes can change a lot more than just their energy consumption.

Clad in 546 brooms, this micro-office is a monastic haven for work

This mysterious, hairy structure hides a calm and quiet interior for focused productivity.

Water sports center is built from old shipping containers

The project in Denmark is a good object lesson.

Airy chapel held up by tree-like fractal structure in Japan

This chapel looks to nature and the generations-old tradition of Japanese wood joinery for inspiration.

Multifunctional wall adds two bedrooms to this tiny studio apartment

Inspired by boat design, this all-in-one wall hides two extra rooms in this small apartment in Italy.

The capsule hotel gets a remake

Schemata Architects gives it a new image and a nice sauna.

Does sewer pipe architecture make sense?

A new proposal for Hong Kong tries to fit people into pipes.