Building Sustainable Communities Exhibit
An inquisitive exhibit recently extended through January 2009 at the Danish Architecture Center asks “What if architecture could...
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.
An Eco-Friendly Community Outside of Atlanta Celebrates Nature and Sustainability
Formed around the values of nature, passion, creativity, and community, this sustainably oriented community outside of Atlanta,...
Flickr Pool: Green Buildings and Sustainable Communities
Flickr is a great place to find visual inspiration, often allowing you to travel all around the world right from your desk chair.
Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 7
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
Completed in 2004, the Belmont Street Lofts—with their crisscrossing pattern of wood, metal, and glass—have settled neatly into...
WorkOf: Building a Community of Brooklyn Makers
In the spirit of our Modern Across America issue, we sat down with WorkOf, a New York duo working to unify talented manufacturers.
Community of Vision
A mere eight miles from Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Georgian neoclassical plantation home, and just nine miles south of Old...
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 9
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
Contest Spotlights Four Innovative Sustainable Building Materials
The first annual Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge heralds four innovative, sustainable building materials.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
Danish Army’s Next Mission: Sustainable Building
The armed forces go mod and green with a cleverly designed set of barracks.
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
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...
Nearly 40 years after their first collaboration, Herman Miller’s relationship with architect Sir Nicholas Grimshaw continues.
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.
Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally...
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...