Latest Articles in Green Architecture

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Seattle: Sustainable Future

Seattle is taking momentous strides towards sustainable living. The Bullitt Center opened its doors on Earth Day, April 22, as the greenest commercial building in the world.
April 23, 2013
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Remembering Paolo Soleri

We are sad to report that the visionary Italian architect, urban planner, and sustainability advocate died today at the age of 93. His most ambitious work is the community Arcosanti some 65 miles outside of Phoenix, Arizona, and the exemplar of his philosophy of Arcology, a brand of building that marries architecture and ecology.
April 9, 2013
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A Coastal Summer Home in Denmark

For his family’s summerhouse in North Zealand, Denmark, a resourceful architect goes full tilt with native wood and playful geometries.
April 2, 2013

Green the Roof

March 22, 2013
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Best Modern Desert Houses

Few climates offer the extreme heat and extreme cold (all in one day) of the desert. Throw in the fact that they're sparsely populated, offer few municipal services, and are often in the middle of nowhere and you've got the perfect recipe for innovative, off-the-grid architecture. In our Elements Issue, we took a look at homes designed for all climes; here are our favorite modern houses in the desert.
March 20, 2013
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Stress-Test Architecture

An artist-led design project invites curious interlopers to live in a pod prototype built for an uncertain future, and Dwell's intrepid reporter gets hands-on experience living in one of the architecture pods.
March 15, 2013
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Growth Spurt

These five homes feature ecologically mindful landscape designs. Take a look for inspiration!
March 6, 2013
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Sustainable Strides in Today's Architecture

Having explored issues of sustainability in the postmodern era, we turn to the measurable strides evident in today's best modern architecture.
February 7, 2013
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Tracking Sustainability in Architecture

A chat with William McDonough, Ray Kappe, Glen Small, and others on the history of sustainable architecture.
February 4, 2013