Earth Work
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
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.
Where to Buy the Most Earth-Friendly Bedding On the Planet
You can rest easy knowing these sheets, duvet covers, and pillowcases are crafted with Mother Earth in mind.
Rammed Earth Walls Tie This Eco-Friendly Home to the Desert
Spanning a desert wash, a modern residence in Arizona embraces its natural surroundings with minimal impact.
These New Sherbet-Colored Sheets Are Your Earth-Friendly Alternative to Basic Bedding
Buffy takes the next step forward in their journey to bring earth-friendly ingredients into the bedroom.
This Wild, Curvaceous Home Is Buried Beneath the Earth
A sunken-earth home with voluminous interiors peers out from beneath a blanket of flora.
An Astounding Tessellated Home in Greece Burrows Into the Earth
A 10-year project on the island of Milos culminates in a sunken residence shaped by a 19th-century math formula.
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...
Walls of Windows Connect a Home With Earth and Sky
This home connects to nature with a design that appears to both hover over the landscape and rise up toward the sky.
This Otherworldly Museum in China Is Buried Beneath the Earth
Hidden between the sea and the sand, the UCCA Dune Art Museum is a sanctuary for nature and art.
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...
This Curvaceous Timber and Earth Cabin Blends Into a Japanese Forest
Japanese architect Tono Mirai—a pioneer of “earth architecture”—works with master artisans to craft a holiday retreat for a...
11 Glorious Rammed-Earth Homes That Celebrate the Landscape
These resilient, rammed-earth homes show the soil’s true stripes.
This Japanese Home Has a Sunken Interior That Blends Into the Earth
The Pit House in Japan has smooth, rounded walls and a subterranean kitchen and living area.
8 Treetop Cabins Perched High Above the Earth
These lofty structures take cabin design to a whole new level.
An Elegant, Earth-Toned Home in Marfa Asks $3.5M
Designed by two renowned architecture firms, the two-structure property is located on a private, four-acre parcel just a short...
Nature Engulfs This South Korean House Nestled Into the Earth
Faced with a steep slope, Rieuldorang Atelier immersed this home in the hillside.
20 Inspiring Children’s Books for Earth Day
You can encourage environmental awareness all year long with the right reading material.
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Celebrate Earth Tones
Black, white, gray, and beige.
This Eco-Friendly Home Wears the South African Bush as Camouflage
Sunken in the earth and topped with native grass, this low-slung concrete home lets the landscape rule.
A Rammed-Earth Dwelling in New Mexico Welcomes Spectacular Sunsets
A striking compound in the 9,500-acre Galisteo Basin Preserve acts as a refuge for a retiree with her family and friends.
A Rammed-Earth Home in Texas Echoes the Landscape in Mesmerizing Fashion
The ombré hues of this earthen ranch house are taken directly from Texas Hill Country.
A Surreal Mirrored Cabin Stands High Above the Earth in Sweden
Suspended on stilts, the Illusion Villa provides a bird’s-eye view of flora and fauna in Eriksberg Wildlife Park.
This Modern Stone Cabin Looks Like It Belongs in Middle-Earth
Actually located in Wyoming, the dwelling is spectacularly attuned to its surroundings.
A Dramatic Floating Roof Crowns This Rammed-Earth Home in Arizona
With an angular roof canopy that glows with the sun and striated, rammed-earth walls, Dancing Light House delights in its desert...
A Curving Rammed Earth Addition Expands a Family Bungalow in Melbourne
Steffen Welsch Architects juxtapose a rammed earth extension with a 1930s bungalow in order to create a flexible family home.
A West Texas Couple Get a Rammed-Earth Addition That Syncs With the Landscape
Tucson-based Dust Architects returns to Texas to design a compact stand-alone for a home in the Chihuahuan Desert.
An Australian Architect Builds a Rammed Earth-and-Steel Home For His Family
Bush House by architect Paul O’Reilly takes a page from California’s Case Study houses, and is inspired by the family’s love of...
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 Green-Roofed Hotel in the Italian Alps Seems to Rise From the Earth
Designed by Plasma Studio for an award-winning resort in the Dolomites, this angular extension is anything but an alpine cliché.
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...
A Minimalist Home Full of Clever Design Tricks Appears to Levitate Above the Earth
David and Mayuko Lai’s Japanese-inspired home hides technology, doors, and storage space with smart solutions.
The Good Earth
As the war-torn city of Kabul, Afghanistan, is transformed into a maze of blast walls, military checkpoints, and foreign bases,...
A Spanish Family Sets Down Roots With a Cozy, Earth-Toned Passive House
Their barrel-vaulted dwelling is so efficient that they didn’t have to turn on the heater last winter.
A Cork-Covered Retreat in South Africa Is Built Using Mass Timber
Architect Paul Elliott erects an eco-friendly home on family property, implementing sustainable materials and Japanese...
Celebrate Earth Day Every Day With Our Favorite Sustainable Home Brands
Stock up on eco-friendly housewares and everyday essentials from these brands that are doing their part to protect the planet.

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