Check out the smallest studio apartment you can build by law in California: It's 160 square feet, and it includes a bevy of space-saving measures.
"Well, let me state it unequivocally: I love sprawl," says L. Brooks Patterson, county executive of Oakland County, Mich.
Americans work on average two hours out of every day to pay for their cars. A bicycle costs only 3.84 minutes.
Now that climate change means the Sun Belt is becoming the Drought Belt, you might want to head north.
Americans' ideal home size declined to 2,100 square feet from a peak of 2,300, according to real estate research firm Trulia.
Americans want a car-free existence, which means that around 40 million large-lot exurban McMansions might never find occupants.
It was very important to people’s happiness to see their city of residence as beautiful -- but not at all important to see their city as clean.
Urban farmers are raising and slaughtering their own livestock, and a shadowy organization called Neighbors Opposed to Backyard Slaughter is up in arms about it.
How do you build a (nearly) net-zero-energy suburb in 2008, at the nadir of the economic crash, when no bank in the country is convinced you’ll be able to sell your more energy-efficient but pricier …