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The Best-Shaped House For Every Climate in the U.S. and Tips For Optimizing Sustainability
Climate is one of the biggest factors of human physical comfort and sustainability, and it's one of the most important...
These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes
Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping...
8 Beautiful Home Projects Using Reclaimed Wood
Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill and reused, it has even more...
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
5 Sustainable Ways To Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
Now that summer has officially started, temperatures are rising and air conditioners are cranked up—but that doesn’t mean you...
These 4 Modern Homes Around the World Take Advantage of Local Stone
The benefits of using local stone in a building's structure are multifold.