Latest Articles in Green Design


How Green Construction is Significantly Cutting Emissions

Edward Mazria of Architecture 2030 talks to Dwell about the success (and upcoming explosion) of green construction.
July 10, 2014
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9 Prefab Homes Set on Stilts

When tricky terrain poses construction problems, hoisting a prefabricated home up on stilts offers a practical, eco-friendly solution.
June 23, 2014
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7 Ways to Use Salvaged Wood

As dedicated modernists, we consider sustainability a baseline need, not an added bonus. One method is reusing existing materials in new way, so we've rounded up a few inspiring projects that incorporate salvaged wood.
June 18, 2014
Dogfish Head Brewery in Connecticut

10 Green Commercial Buildings

These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.
June 8, 2014
Sustainable home in Haiti by Archive Global architect Peter Williams

Green Design at Dwell on Design

Sustainability is no hindrance to great design. At Dwell on Design, happening June 20-22 in Los Angeles, trailblazing architects, designers, and thinkers from the U.S. and beyond will take to the stage to discuss their latest green buildings, products, and philosophies.
June 4, 2014
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Accessible Modern Prefab in Northern California

Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, 
an octogenarian modernist lives 
independently on a peaceful, 
verdant site in Northern California.
June 3, 2014
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Sustainable, Rural Design by Auburn's Rural Studio

A director and professor at Auburn’s acclaimed architectural lab talk about the next 20 years of sustainable, rural design.
May 28, 2014
seoul skyscraper photovoltaic cells in facade

Climate-Controlled Skyscrapers in Seoul

Our friends at PSFK fill us in on Dutch architecture firm UNStudio's plans for climate-responsive towers in Seoul, South Korea.
May 27, 2014
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8 Impressive Indoor Gardens

No backyard? No problem. These indoor gardens show the power of bringing greenery indoors. (And check out these indoor gardening kits to work your own magic!)
May 27, 2014