Latest Articles in Green Architecture

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Circular Affordable Housing Prototype

Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.
June 27, 2014
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Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas

Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its clean-lined architecture.
June 11, 2014
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Sustainable, Rural Design by Auburn's Rural Studio

A director and professor at Auburn’s acclaimed architectural lab talk about the next 20 years of sustainable, rural design.
May 28, 2014
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Climate-Controlled Skyscrapers in Seoul

Our friends at PSFK fill us in on Dutch architecture firm UNStudio's plans for climate-responsive towers in Seoul, South Korea.
May 27, 2014
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Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green

A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
May 21, 2014
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Sustainable Single-Family Homes in Cambodia

Three sustainably designed dwellings in Phnom Penh show how far two grand can go.
May 13, 2014
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Five Innovative Infill Homes

As city populations grow, we continue to squeeze the most out of every square foot in our living spaces. These five infill homes manage to slip through the cracks.
April 28, 2014
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8 Surprisingly Sustainable Modern Homes

Here at Dwell, we love a good form, but only in tandem with function. These ultra-green, sustainable homes prove that a light footprint is possible no matter what the architectural style—the most modern approach of all.
April 22, 2014
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A Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Farmhouse Renovation in Scotland

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
April 18, 2014