Remembered for his flowery designs, many forget that William Morris was also a very successful and skilled poet.
Imagining new kinds of places to live is an American tradition.
Scientists and local communities can work together to design interactive play spaces that build math and literacy skills.
Fish fins are extremely flexible yet also strong. A special segmented fin design is the key to this useful combination of properties and could inspire new morphing materials.
A logo must artfully evoke the spirit of the Olympics as well as represent the host nation and it’s not an easy feat.
All symmetrical lines and strict proportions, Enlightenment architecture believed that nature got in the way of reason.
A mechanical engineer brings her personal experiences to address human-centered problems and encourage ‘compassionate design.’
The Defender's modifications were partially designed by the duke himself.
An architect and a therapist share tips for improving your home without sacrificing your relationship.
Remaking aged care in Australia starts with embracing people-centred design. Instead of the institutional model with its focus on restraint, we need to understand and design for people’s needs.
With the construction industry a major source of pollution and waste, rethinking how we use the built environment we have has never been more important. This French architect duo is showing the way
The British-Iraqi architect left behind a trail of extraordinary buildings. More than her built legacy, though, it is her maverick problem solving – and her determination – that continues to inspire
Long thought to have originated in Ancient Greece, the golden ratio that forms the basis of the Swiss design style may have first emerged in Africa.
Hindu gods are not attractive images to be worn thoughtlessly.
Taking people's views into account results in designs that better fit their needs.
People love to connect with nature and that’s possible with vertical gardens on high-rise developments. But gardens need a gardener to keep things under control.
By missing out on chance encounters and observations that jolt 'a-ha' moments, new ideas, big and small, go undiscovered.
An exhibition of 100 motorcycles celebrates them as revved up works of art, worthy of our desire.
With our travel wings clipped and cities under lockdown, heritage buildings have found new ways for us to fly over rooftops and zoom in on wallpaper.
Dark skies have value. They are a profoundly wonderful yet highly threatened natural asset.