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.

Not much that’s green at the Interior Design Show

The big Toronto show is not so big and not exactly a hotbed of sustainable design.

Tiny 290 sq. ft. duplex renovation is an "urban cocoon"

This small space spread over two levels in Paris gets a minimalist and functional makeover.

Geometric treehouse is inspired by birds’ nests (Video)

Elevated above the trees outside a village in France, is this unique treehouse you can rent.

Nomadic home prototype built out of a shipping container (Video)

A contemporary design for an earthquake-resistant, modular home.

Lloyd Kahn’s good advice on how to rebuild after disaster

After the California fires, the building expert has some suggestions that really make sense for anyone building.

An uplifting story: The escalator just had its 125th birthday

On TreeHugger we often say, “Take the stairs!” But escalators have changed how we get around.