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This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
June 21, 2016
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A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway

On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.
June 14, 2016
Barbara Hill's Dancehall/House in Marfa, Texas
September 14, 2010
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This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House

Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat.
June 14, 2016
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The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level

In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas.
June 14, 2016
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When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable

Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable cabin for weekend getaways that feels a world away.
June 9, 2016
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Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home

Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.
June 9, 2016
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The Off-Grid Home That Doesn't Worry About Too Many Gadgets

A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right in the surrounding landscape.
May 31, 2016
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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
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Yes, It Is Easy Being Green

Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
May 18, 2016
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