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Five of the World's Most Innovative Sustainable Designs

From Tasmania to California, these cutting-edge homes prove that sustainable practice is universal.
April 22, 2015
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Earth Day Inspiration: Prefab Pavilion Celebrates Nature in the Heart of Chicago

Completed in 2010, the Nature Boardwalk designed by Studio Gang Architects introduced a pavilion and boardwalk to a pond site at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. It also recast the area as a thriving ecosystem in the middle of the city.
April 22, 2015
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Designing with Grass: 7 Green Roofs We Love

Take a walk on the wild side with these seven living roofs.
April 20, 2015
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Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy

Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.
April 14, 2015
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This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble

Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
April 11, 2015
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A British Furniture Brand Built This Round Village in China

In Gaoming, China, the furniture company Timothy Oulton erected eight round houses, including one breathtaking domed structure, for its staff to live and work.
April 8, 2015
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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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Rain Chains and Water Catchment Systems to Get You Ready for Spring

April showers may bring May flowers, but spring rain also offers an opportunity to maximize the storage of our most precious resource—water. The following rain chains show us how to conserve and capture rainwater in style.
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