The promise of cabin living is that with a little land and some ingenuity we can have simpler times and more nature.

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...
Eco-Friendly Holiday Cards
I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...
An Eco-Friendly Resort in Idyllic Byron Bay, Australia
To kick off the new schedule, we thought we’d visit the coastal scenes of Byron Bay since we in the States have officially...
4 Eco-Friendly Interior Paints
If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you a headache, the fumes probably will—unless you pick from the growing array formulated...
Support an Eco-Friendly School in Zambia
On October 2, 2014, a benefit at The Diamond Horseshoe in New York City will raise funds for the 14+ Foundation, a nonprofit that...
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the handset's...
Eco-Friendly Lighting's New Look
YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.
Eco-Friendly A-Frame in the French Countryside
A serene French country house expresses a reverence for wood.
An Eco-Friendly Connecticut Home Wants $650K
An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
7 Most Eco-friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
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...
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...
An Eco-Friendly Getaway Built With the Future in Mind
In a natural getaway outside of Mexico City, an architect builds a rugged home to last.
A Crash Course on Cork: The Eco-Friendly Material That's Popping Up Everywhere
Don’t be surprised if this sustainable material shows up in surprising places, from cushioned flooring, to wall coverings, and...
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to...
Inside Washington State's Steel Cabin On Stilts
This impenetrable getaway beautifully mixes form and function.

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