Does That Carbon Fiber Chair Come in Green?
You've heard the old adage: Pay a steep price for a high-quality item, and you'll never regret it. This implies that if you buy...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
A Chair That Shows How Tech and Craft Come Together
Woodworking techniques meet 21st-century production in a bicoastal collaboration.
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
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...
Come Sail Away
On a quest to create a weekend house for herself and her husband, Nancy Church scaled back her design fantasies and discovered...
Customization Comes to the Masses
Three new startups offer software-based tools for made-to-order furniture and housewares.
What Would Victor Do?
When deciding the future of restoration of a historic Denver property, the preservation-minded homeowners looked to the past for...
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Break Out of a Shell Chair Rut with Muuto's Wood Eco-Fiber Version
Talking to designers Iskos—Berlin about their revolutionary eco-friendly composite used for Muuto's new Eames-inspired Fiber...
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...
Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
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...
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
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.
A Modern Green Home in a Historic Colonial Town
A sustainable home in Lexington, Massachusetts, brings contemporary design to an unexpected region.
Chicago's Green Mile
Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising...
Green and Efficient: Boost Boxes
These days, it seems like everyone is busy saving the world.
Taschen Does Art & Architecture
Iconic photographer of mid-century modernism Julius Shulman may or may not have been a pack rat.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.

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