Artist Jihyun Ryou invites communities to gather oral traditions about preservation and storage for optimal freshness.
In a challenge to maximize every inch of a single piece of fabric, a group of students discover the benefits of limitations.
A Thai design studio is proposing the next big thing in subsidized housing, and it comes with really great views.
Color is the latest tool in the battle to attract eco-conscious shoppers. Are we better off with mocha-hued toilet paper?
China’s efficient architectural strategy may be poised to solve the housing drought, but can this foundation stand the test of time?
Today’s casual styles may seem like a development in cultural taste, but corporate manufacturers might be the ones calling the shots.
Grab your pickaxe and sledgehammer and join the fight to free the soil trapped under our abandoned parking lots.
Throughout the years, one artistic medium has proved why our natural environment is worth saving.
When the traditional agricultural model can no longer support a family farm, innovators transform commodities into artisanal success.
Through an incredibly resourceful process, the afterlife of our holiday refuse finds its way to the feet of China’s communities.
When calculating the economical value of the locavore movement, are we missing the point?
An artificial Christmas tree may seem like the eco-friendly option for your holiday festivities, but an expert wants you to consider the real deal.
Going above and beyond energy-saving lightbulbs, Philips designs a domestic ecosystem full of beehives and bathroom sensors that monitor your health.
Alternative packing methods, such as organic popcorn and recycled encyclopedias, can be used to cut down on unnecessary waste this holiday season.
Tired of separating paper and plastic? Wish you could find a vegan hair salon? Help is but a phone call away — if you can afford it.
Halloween is around the corner — do you know who made your candy?
By bringing grain back to the Hudson Valley, Don Lewis is helping people develop a taste for their own neighborhood.
Once considered a novelty, insects have now been proven as a sustainable alternative to meat. Are you prepared to eat a mealworm to save the planet?
Melon rinds and stale bread seem destined for the compost heap — but they don’t have to be. Embrace your food waste and make your meals last longer.
Farm stays give families the chance to leave the city for a night and experience rural life firsthand.
Retailers are giving their plastic humanoids a life-like makeover that they hope will attract shoppers. Just try to avoid the cold, creepy glare.