New York City Passes Bill Requiring Green Roofs on New Buildings
The city's new green building legislation will result in the equivalent of taking more than one million cars off the road by 2030.
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof
Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.
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...
7 Peaked Structures With Pyramid-Inspired Roofs
There's something undeniably mystical about pyramids and prisms, and architects the world over have used the enigmatic form in...
A Sea Ranch Stunner With a Green Roof Asks $1.3M
The Kirkwood House in the celebrated Sea Ranch community along the Californian coast features a sod roof and a sunken courtyard.
7 Stylish Pads to Rent in Mexico City
Soak up the capital city's warm, convivial spirit while living like a local in these holiday homes.
A Green Roof Helps Camouflage This Striking Home in Brazil
The Ribeirão Preto Residence sports a dramatic, cantilevered roof and a robust indoor/outdoor connection.
A Concrete Hillside Home With a Green Roof and Killer Views
Designed by Argentine firm Alarcia Ferrer Arquitectos, this holiday home offers sweeping views and two separate autonomous levels...
A Spectacular Green Roof Floats Over This Concrete Home in Brazil
A concrete slab cantilevers over cinder blocks and glass in this arresting home by Vereda Arquitetos.
A Monolithic, Concrete Trio Commands the Landscape Outside Mexico City
Architects Javier Sánchez and Carlos Mar created the three volumes in Valle de Bravo using board-formed concrete walls accented...
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
This Epic Green Roof Blurs the Boundaries Between Landscape and Home
Set in a secluded natural setting, this L-shaped home emerges from the landscape with transparent walls and a lush green roof.
This Green-Roofed Hotel in the Italian Alps Seems to Rise From the Earth
Designed by Plasma Studio for an award-winning resort in the Dolomites, this angular extension is anything but an alpine cliché.
A Plunging Roof Carves Out Space in This Park City Home Offered at $2.4M
Clad in shou sugi ban cedar with a sculptural roof that cuts through the home, this property in Park City, Utah, also features...
These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface.
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.
A Green City in China That Will Play a Major Role in Fighting Air Pollution
Liuzhou Forest City will be the first urban settlement in China that will be able to generate its own renewable energy, increase...