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These Solar-Powered Homes Are Shining Examples of Modern Sustainability

From heating water to leaving the grid, these seven homes demonstrate what's possible when you harness the power of the sun.
July 4, 2015
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Can Neglected Urban Waterways Like the Los Angeles River Become Thriving Greenways?

With new natural features and recreation opportunities, rivers in city centers across America are getting a chance to shine again.
June 13, 2015

Photo of the Week: Modern Backyard Tree House

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
June 12, 2015
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8 Green Beach Getaways

These homes take advantage of their sunny, breezy locations and incorporate a multitude of green living strategies.
June 11, 2015
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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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