Collection by Kate Santos

In The City and Off the Grid


From New York to Los Angeles, these self-sufficient homes prove that you don't have to live in the middle of nowhere to be off-the-grid.

Rising high above booming Edmonton, this multi-hued penthouse has the best view in the province.
Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is sustainable and colorful, offering the perfect...
While the proportions of the old brownstone’s facade remain congruous with others on its street, the stone has been...
All of the Jenn-Air appliances, including the washer and dryer, are electric, as the owners asked the city to cut the...
Auburn 7 developer and resident Michael Kyle hangs with his dog Moxy in the front yard of the unit owned by his...
All but one homeowner at Auburn chose to install solar panels supplied by Buel Solar on the “solar-ready” roofs.
In Scarpa and Brook' own house, they’ve mounted luminous solar panels in a rusted-steel-beam grid to form a modernist...
A steel-beam canopy with solar panels shades the house and provides electricity.
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