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Passive Houses Across America

A new book on passive houses by designer Julie Torres Moskovitz highlights the super-green homes of our sustainable present (and future).
July 19, 2013
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5 Must-Have Green Products This Summer

From lounging outdoors to dancing the night away, make the most of your summer with these green, party-ready products.
July 15, 2013

Design Made from Recycled Books

On Saturday June 29, 2013, designer Brian Gennett will show his work at Chung King Studio in Los Angeles for Chinatown Design Night. "I am a designer of interiors and objects, based in Los Angeles," says Gennett. "My passion lies in combining my artistic ability with my love for interiors. My work exemplifies my interest in sustainable practices and one-of-a-kind hand-made objects." Here's a preview of his work, which he hand-crafts from vintage and antique books.
June 27, 2013

Dan Formosa of Smart Design

Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current. When he co-founded the consulting firm Smart Design nearly 35 years ago, design was typically an afterthought, and the idea of “usability” more or less unheard of.
June 21, 2013
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Tailored Itinerary: The Smart Modern Home

To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest innovations in home tech.
June 20, 2013
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What Do You See? With Kate Stohr of Architecture for Humanity

We've adored Architecture for Humanity's boots-on-the-ground brand of community building and do-gooder design since its inception. We had CEO Cameron Sinclair as our keynote speaker last year and this year we're thrilled to welcome co-founder Kate Stohr to the stage. She'll talk about the future of building communities and Architecture for Humanity's What Do You See? campaign Saturday, June 22 on the Sustainability Stage in the session What Do You See: The Future of Community Building. Here's a preview of our discussion from Kate Stohr.
June 20, 2013
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Green Inspiration: Dwell on Design Preview

We always have strong green programming at Dwell on Design—from prefabs and solar arrays on the show floor to panel discussions and presentations on three stages—and this year is no exception. Highlights from this coming weekend, June 21-23, 2013, include a free green car ride-and-drive, multiple panels on Prefab construction, interior designers discussing How to Green Your Home—plus a presentation from sustainability champion and actor Ed Begley, Jr. and architect William R. Hefner as they reveal insights from their new building project, a LEED Platinum–track house for Begley. Green design is a subject of perennial interest to Dwell, and we're excited to explore the subject in more depth at Dwell on Design. For some inspiration, and a glimpse at some of our favorite green projects we've previously featured in the magazine and on, click through the slideshow.
June 18, 2013
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5 More Sustainable Homes

It ain’t easy being green, but it’s worth the extra effort. Here, we share five sustainable homes that don’t skimp on design.
June 17, 2013
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6 City Rooftop Gardens We Love

In cities around the world, rooftop gardens have become a popular way to make use of the limited real estate that’s available in environments defined by industrial buildings.
June 17, 2013