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Easy Being Green: 5 Incredible Sustainable Homes

One of our perennial favorite departments at Dwell is Off the Grid, our monthly section devoted to sustainable architecture, materials and techniques. Off the Grid has been a part of Dwell since the very beginning, and after 13 years, we've amassed quite the archive. Here are a few favorites from issues past.
August 20, 2013
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8 Great Earth Homes

Harnessing the power of dirt, sand, soil, and earth, these projects prove that modern houses are not just made of glass and steel.
July 31, 2013
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The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego

A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.
June 29, 2013
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Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui

With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
June 24, 2013
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Neil Denari: Sustainability at All Scales

We are thrilled to welcome Los Angeles architect Neil Denari principal of NMDA to Dwell on Design on Friday, June 21st for the conversation Sustainability at All Scales. Denari, one of LA's biggest architectural stars, bills his firm as practicing "design at all scales," and we'll be asking him about how he finds ways to incorporate green design into his work, whether a house in Venice or the massive Keelung Harbor Service Project in Taiwan, a commission he won last year.
June 17, 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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A Sustainable Rammed Earth Home in New Mexico

Studio eM Design’s rammed-earth home in Corrales, New Mexico, updates the regional adobe archetype into a hallmark of sustainable design.
June 16, 2013
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7 Sustainable Homes Worth Sharing

We see a lot of “green” architecture in the Dwell office, but these seven homes don’t just borrow the buzzword, they push boundaries and challenge the idea of what sustainability really means in architecture.
June 13, 2013
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A Super-Recycled House in the Netherlands

In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers Superuse Studios have built a house almost entirely out of locally-sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas. Here's a look at how junk became innovative design.
June 7, 2013
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