Light, strong and renewable, wood may change how tall buildings are built
"Sick building syndrome" and other indoor concerns could be exacerbated by climate change
"Transitional architecture" is both a futuristic solution to sea-level rise and a hearkening back to older ways of living
When a community makes its way onto a map, it's that much harder to deny, say activists.
An inflatable space habitat test highlights the futuristic visions we've had for housing, from cities under glass to EPCOT
In 1955, the head of Civil Defense urged everyone to build an underground shelter "right now"
Can Marshall Islanders’ unique heritage help them navigate a rising ocean?
A traditional ten-acre cemetery holds enough embalming fluid to fill a small swimming pool. But there may be a greener way
Attracting the right species can help get rid of vine-munching insects and allow farmers to cut back on pesticides
The biospheres could provide an alternate means of farming in regions with unstable growing conditions
Whether in response to polluted air or shrinking space, architects keep coming up with novel approaches to reshaping urban life
Like the people who call them home, cities have the potential for good and bad when it comes to adapting to a warming world
From Los Angeles to Lagos, see how megacities have been taking over the planet during the past 100 years