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Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that loves to enjoy the elements.
May 21, 2016
Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
May 18, 2016
Retirement Never Looked Better and More Sustainable
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest lightly on the land.
May 17, 2016
This Modern Prefab is Perfect for Mom
An octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
May 9, 2016
This Art Studio Made From Upcycled Materials Hits the Highway
An artist builds a solar-powered mobile art studio to travel across the country.
May 7, 2016
This Vineyard Hideout Is One with the Land, Literally
Rammed-earth construction fuses this Portuguese house to the environment.
April 29, 2016
A House Not Built for Human Beings
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
April 23, 2016
Nelson Byrd Woltz Harnesses the Natural Elements
The landscape architecture firm carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest for its human and avian inhabitants.
April 21, 2016
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
April 19, 2016
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