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Get Smart with These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes

From cutting-edge technology to the most basic energy-efficient installation, these homes inspire the best in intelligent design.
April 3, 2015
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7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard

What better way to celebrate the springtime than to build a pop-up retreat in your own backyard? Here are a few ideas to get you started.
April 2, 2015
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5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good

From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.
April 1, 2015
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Bright, Efficient Upgrade Transforms a Victorian in Toronto

DUBBELDAM architecture + design made this Victorian house in Toronto bigger and more energy-efficient.
March 26, 2015
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Prefab Home That Can Be Built in a Day Generates Twice the Energy It Uses

The prefab Active House B10 prototype in Stuttgart can be built in a day, but its implications will be felt for years.
March 16, 2015
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An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated

Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.
March 9, 2015
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A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time

This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
March 6, 2015
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6 Casual Outdoor Dining Spaces

When the weather allows, these laid-back dining areas are the perfect spot for breakfast under the sun.
March 6, 2015
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5 Unbelievably Green Housing Developments

These five sustainable housing developments show that the most sensible way to go green is to go together.
March 5, 2015