No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll find plenty of ideas for the final (green) frontier: the green roof.
Though the oohs and aahhs may come when the table is set and filled with culinary triumphs, the real hero of the day is the chef and his/her tools behind the scenes. Check out this gift guide for the home chef on your list.
Fans of contemporary design in the Midwest—as well as those planning a visit, or merely passing through—have much to celebrate with the opening in late November of the refurbished and expanded contemporary design galleries at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Open space, high ceilings and sizable square footage make the bones of an abandoned building the perfect template for transforming into a modern home. Environmentally-friendly and easy on the budget, the post-industrial era is a blank canvas opportunity for these architects.