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Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart, energy-efficient Toronto home designed for aging-in-place.
March 10, 2015
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An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated

Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.
March 9, 2015
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5 Unbelievably Green Housing Developments

These five sustainable housing developments show that the most sensible way to go green is to go together.
March 5, 2015
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7 Tips for Planting a Green Roof

Quit daydreaming about owning a rooftop garden and get down to brass tacks. These seven green roofing tips will provide all the inspiration you need.
March 4, 2015
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8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

From the world's first carbon-positive prefab to hurricane-proof homes, there have been some exciting breakthroughs in modular housing recently. This primer ought to catch you up on the latest.
February 17, 2015
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6 Green Desert Prefabs

We've got desert modernism on our minds this week, so we're taking a closer look at our favorite energy-efficient prefabs that fend off solar gain in high style.
February 16, 2015
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Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot

Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
February 15, 2015
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The World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab House

Australian firm Archiblox has designed the world's first carbon-positive prefab. We take a tour of the space, which is currently on view in Melbourne's City Square.
February 10, 2015
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Professor Teaches Physics with his Solar-Powered House

As assistant professor of physics at Mount Holyoke, Alexi Arango uses his own house, built with Passivhaus design standards in mind, as a teaching tool.
February 5, 2015