Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech” (1998)
The first misconception about going solar is that it is expensive.
The cost for solar systems is not only related to how elaborate the system is—it also depends on where you live.
Taking advantage of Southern California’s sunny skies, architect David Hertz ingrained
passive solar features in almost every detail
of the Panel House for client Thomas Ennis.
Even for sustainability's greatest proponents, going green isn't necessarily a walk in the park. Dwell explores what it takes to be truly environmental.
Sustainability doesn’t have to mean monasticism and darkness—with this zone-by-zone guide to the domestic world you know best, going green can be both more efficient and fun.
By conceptually dividing your home into zones, you can analyze each of its functions in turn. From there, you can develop strategies to understand how you actually live inside these zones—...
An afternoon in the park has evolved from picnicking in the local cemetery to sun-bathing atop a retrofitted railroad trestle. Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron walks us...