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8 Inspiring Green Spaces from Our Outdoor Issue

Our June 2015 issue, on newsstands now, features modern homes that use smart design features—green roofs, ample sliding doors, interior courtyards, and much more—to connect with the outdoors.
June 11, 2015
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A Country Home That Changes Color Throughout the Day

Choosing a single color to represent your house is daunting, which is why Ilhan and Kamer Eser went with many. Using a pearlescent paint that appears to change color with the position of the sun, their net-zero home in California gradually transitions from bright green to deep bronze between dawn and dusk.
June 4, 2015
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A Passive House Grows in Brooklyn

The R-951 project shows ultra-efficient, green construction is possible in the big city.
May 22, 2015
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Modern Meets Rugged at This Off-the-Grid Retreat in Ontario

Clad in a rich wood palette, architect Charles Gane's summer cottage on the Georgian Bay draws all its energy needs from a mighty solar array.
May 17, 2015
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8 Impressive Australian Renovations

Check out the results of these transformations down under.
May 6, 2015
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Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses

Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic in the United States.
May 3, 2015
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5 Energy Storage Solutions That Will Make Renewables a Viable Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.
May 2, 2015
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Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses

Release your inner child by hanging around a modern tree house.
April 22, 2015
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Game-Changing Ideas for a Sustainable World

Author Jared Green polls 80 of the world's preeminent thinkers on ways to build for a sustainable future in a new book from Princeton Architectural Press.
April 22, 2015