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New Story and ICON's first 3D model

These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

A housing charity and a technology company teamed up to create what they say is "the first permitted, 3D-printed home in America."
Brad Pitt on a walking tour through the Make it Right houses in 2012.

Brad Pitt’s post-Katrina housing project faces even more backlash after residents discover their homes are rotting and caving in

Pitt's plan to rebuild New Orleans has backfired after residents complained of rotting and collapsing homes.
Shenzhen's China Resources Headquarters is the fourth tallest building completed in 2018.

The tallest skyscrapers of 2018 include a helipad, sky gardens, and an indoor skating rink

The tallest skyscrapers build in 2018 are mostly in China, with the exception of a few giant structures in Philadelphia and Malaysia.

The most impressive skyscraper of 2018 has the fastest elevator in the world. Take a look.

Seoul's Lotte World Tower won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, which honors the top skyscrapers of the year.
Chick's homes withstood high winds during Hurricane Michael.

How to hurricane-proof your home, according to an architect who designs homes that could withstand Category 4 hurricanes

Florida architect Geoff Chick has built numerous hurricane-resistant homes in the Gulf of Mexico
Downtown Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s $500 billion megacity is in jeopardy after a Saudi journalist’s death. Here’s the status of the kingdom’s other...

Saudi Arabia's multi-billion-dollar construction projects could be in peril after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Sand Palace before Hurricane Michael

A Florida home called ‘Sand Palace’ survived Hurricane Michael while everything was flattened around it. Here’s why.

Hurricane Michael obliterated nearly every structure along the coast of Mexico Beach, Florida — except for a few shoddy foundations and one pristine home, known to its owners as Sand Palace.

9 skyscrapers that will transform the London skyline by 2020

In the next two years, London will witness many stunning architectural changes, including a 26-story high-rise with a rock-climbing window and a mixed-used development with the world's first "floating" swimming pool.