Danish Army’s Next Mission: Sustainable Building
The armed forces go mod and green with a cleverly designed set of barracks.
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.
A Rooftop Addition on a 19th-Century Building Suits a Growing Family’s Needs
An architect renovates his penthouse residence on the roof of the historic Gilsey House in Manhattan’s NoMad district—adding...
World’s Most Turkey-Shaped Building
The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...
A 1920s Office Building Is Revamped as a Craftsman-Inspired Hotel in Los Angeles
The innovative and culturally eclectic third site of the Sydell Group's Freehand Hotel Collection is located in the historic Los...
The Best-Shaped House For Every Climate in the U.S. and Tips For Optimizing Sustainability
Climate is one of the biggest factors of human physical comfort and sustainability, and it's one of the most important...
Jens Risom’s Family Reflects on the Danish Modern Giant at 100
The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.
Building Sustainable Communities Exhibit
An inquisitive exhibit recently extended through January 2009 at the Danish Architecture Center asks “What if architecture could...
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
Dunkin' Danish
The thought of stripping down for a communal skinny dip in a salty strait might make Americans a bit squeamish, but in Denmark,...
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.
The First Mass Timber High-Rise Building in the U.S. Gets the Green Light For Construction
Paving the way for mass timber construction in the United States, The Framework Project, LLC has just announced that it received...
Design Army, Washington, D.C.
For co-founders Jake and Pum Lefebure of Design Army, family and business work well together.
Simply Sustainable
Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by...
The Architect Next Door
In Halifax, Canada, this modern multi-use residence by Susan Fitzgerald Architecture fosters a sense of community through living,...
Contest Spotlights Four Innovative Sustainable Building Materials
The first annual Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge heralds four innovative, sustainable building materials.
What if Furniture Worked Like a Swiss Army Knife?
Convertible furniture by Stephen Kenn for Victorinox takes inspiration from the acme of efficiency.
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 Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
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...

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