Sustainable in South Africa
What if the World/Design Studio is one inspired outfit.
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Eco-Friendly Safari Lodge in Africa's Okavango Delta
In the midst of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, surrounded by wild palms, fig trees, and African wildlife, is the luxurious yet...
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
Reimagining the California Ranch, Low/Rise House Sets a New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
5 Sustainable Ways To Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
Now that summer has officially started, temperatures are rising and air conditioners are cranked up—but that doesn’t mean you...
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
House of Futures Past
Prince Charles, long an advocate of sustainability in architecture—including the use of natural building materials and the...
Albina Yard—Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Mass Timber Construction
Although talk of taxing Canadian lumber brought into the United States may be one reason Americans are moving towards sourcing...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
A Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
Urban Vessel
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Urban Usonian
It might have seemed like an oxymoron to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s a reality in this Boston photographer’s flat, designed to...
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.