An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth
From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.
The Good Earth
As the war-torn city of Kabul, Afghanistan, is transformed into a maze of blast walls, military checkpoints, and foreign bases,...
Down-to-Earth Design Online
I recently happened upon the website of Pedlars, a family-run design shop based in rural Scotland.
Earth Sheltered Homes
Homes built underground (aka Earth Sheltered Homes) are starting to look pretty enticing, what with the state of the economy and...
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
A Minimalist Retreat at the Edge of South Africa's Karoo Desert
Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.
Ingenious New Building Method Replaces Concrete Block with Rammed Earth
A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.
Tree House Retreat Made of Repurposed Materials
An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Celebrate Earth Tones
Black, white, gray, and beige.
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...
A Sustainable Rammed Earth Home in New Mexico
Studio eM Design’s rammed-earth home in Corrales, New Mexico, updates the regional adobe archetype into a hallmark of sustainable...
The PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea Debuts the Darkest Building on Earth
London-based architect Asif Khan reveals his latest project at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.
This Modern Stone Cabin Looks Like It Belongs in Middle-Earth
Actually located in Wyoming, the dwelling is spectacularly attuned to its surroundings.
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Cave That’s Actually Pretty Modern Inside?
Homes built under the earth or into the sides of mountains have been a part of our culture since the prehistoric days.
A Shipping Container Home in Australia Made With Eco-Friendly Materials
With the South Coast of Australia as its backdrop, this thoughtfully constructed home’s foundation consists of four shipping...
Soak Up the Magic of Patagonia at This Eco-Friendly Geodesic Dome Retreat
Nature lovers looking for an unforgettable experience would do well to stay at EcoCamp Patagonia—an award-winning, sustainable...
Made Not Manufactured
Handmade in New...
Made to Measure
This 3D-printed wheelchair is completely customizable.
Eco-Friendly Penthouse in Canada
Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...
Branding the Friendly Skies
In Barbara S. Peterson’s new book, Blue Streak: Inside JetBlue, the Upstart that Rocked an Industry, she recounts the rise of the...