Green Living in Barcelona
For some, living “green” is all about making a statement.
This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living
The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.
The Barcelona Home Like No Other
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta...
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
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.
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...
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...
20 Modern Prefab Companies Perfect for Mountain Living
Prefabs are taking over the design world, one sustainable home at a time.
Reviving Neutra with Hive Living
We recently received a letter from a reader, Kristy Krone, after she read the article Hive Design in our September issue, which...
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
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,...
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...
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.