How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
Build a Greener & More Energy Efficient Office with these Tips
Commercial tenants are looking for sustainable buildings for reasons other than just helping the environment.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
To Live and Build in Palm Springs
We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the town's mid-century design.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your...
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
An Artist and Farmer Work With a Toronto-Based Studio to Build a Barn-Inspired Home
A new home replenishes Quebec’s vanishing stock of farmhouses.
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
A Green Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley
Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...
A Wild Garden Leaps Off the Walls of This Backyard Build
A Vancouver garden blossoms alongside fresh development.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
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...
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home
Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.
With an Architectural Pedigree and Green Certification, This Pasadena Home Just Listed For $3.9M
With a historic designation and updated energy-efficient features, this spacious 3,521-square-foot property in Pasadena,...
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.