Cities and Their Grids
John Briscella, a Philadelphian now earning his Masters in "Urban Strategies" in Vienna—surely one of the most interesting degree...
No Grid in Sight
Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
Vancouver is an extroverted city
Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a dramatic natural setting, but as Omer Arbel shows us, there’s more to the city of glass...
Mid-City Modern
In the heart of Atlanta, Shawn Moseley worked closely with designer Scott Ball to design and build his new house not ten minutes...
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
Grids and Colors Inspire the Renovation of a Graphic Designer's Pink L.A. Bungalow
On a sloped plot in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, an almost 100-year-old anonymous bungalow was rendered in pink,...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island...
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...
Hirshhorn, Ontario: The Modern City That Never Was
An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC chronicles the museum's initial conception, and the Canadian, Philip...
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...
Ignacia Guesthouse Balances Historic and Modern In Mexico City
Words: Caroline Joan Peixoto and Charlie Keaton | Images: James...
Nature Reigns Supreme at a Verdant Kansas City Home
Landscape takes center stage in this Missouri residence.