Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
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...
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.
Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada
With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.
An Updated, Eco-Friendly English Cottage Is Listed For $881K
This quaint cottage in the English countryside has been thoughtfully renovated and extended to house an array of modern,...
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.
This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling
Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a...
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
An Eco-Friendly Connecticut Home Wants $650K
An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.
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...
An Old Worker’s Cottage Is Reborn Into an Eco-Friendly Home and Learning Center
A modern Melbourne renovation teaches others how to live sustainably without compromise.
Go Eco-Friendly Glamping in These Geodesic Domes in the Swiss Alps
Located at the foot of the Dents du Midi mountain range in the Alpine village of Les Cerniers, Switzerland, Whitepod is a hotel...
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...
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
Eco-Friendly Prefabs and the Modern Mobile Home: Spotlight on Jennifer Siegal
Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...
This Eco-Friendly Bed-and-Breakfast in Italy Is the Perfect Indoor/Outdoor Escape
Less than an hour drive from Venice or Verona, La Mugletta is a modern B&B located in the Euganean Hills of Northern Italy.
Escape to the Australian Bush in Style With These Eco-Friendly, Luxe Tents
Set in the wilds of Western Australia, this holiday retreat offers off-grid lodging with the comforts of a luxury hotel.
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...
An Eco-Friendly Community Outside of Atlanta Celebrates Nature and Sustainability
Formed around the values of nature, passion, creativity, and community, this sustainably oriented community outside of Atlanta,...
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.