European Plants Generate Energy—and Pride—from Waste
With Europe leading the way, waste-to-energy plants are turning an unlikely resource—garbage—into electricity.
This Striking Black A-Frame Generates More Energy Than it Uses
Located near Salzburg, the Solarferienhaus S3 blends low-impact technology with high-impact design—and it’s now available to rent.
Robots Built This Futuristic House That Generates More Energy Than it Needs
The DFAB House is the world’s first home designed, planned, and built with mainly digital processes—and it's entirely powered by...
IKEA’s Plant-Filled “Home of Tomorrow” Champions a Zero-Waste Future
The Swedish furniture giant takes on self-sufficient living with a futuristic show home in Szczecin, Poland.
You Can Ski All Year Round at Denmark’s New Power Plant
Copenhagen just cut the ribbon on a new waste-to-energy power plant—and you can ski down it.
9 Modern Bed-and-Breakfasts in Europe
Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...
Why Plants Improve Mornings
Not everyone is a morning person—and that’s okay.
Denver’s Energy Efficient Home
John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
This Revolutionary Finnish Restaurant Is 100% Zero-Waste
In Helsinki, Nolla serves up organic, locally sourced fare in a Michelin-tiered dining experience—all without trash cans.
Bosch Brings Refined European Design to the Kitchen
Steeped in the principles of Bauhaus, Bosch kitchen appliances prize functionality without sacrificing beauty.
10 Prefab Shipping Container Companies in Europe
From start-to-finish, prefabricated shipping container homes are revolutionizing the homebuilding process for the better.
This Venetian Apartment Is Bursting With Incredible European Furnishings
A renovation breathes new life into an apartment and its access stairwell in a historic Venetian building.
Sourcing Guide for Modern Prefab Companies in Europe
119 prefab builders made Dwell's annual list; now, check out some of their European counterparts in our roundup of prefab homes...
The New Home on the Block That Uses 90% Less Energy
A Seattle engineer builds an energy-efficient house with an assist from a prototype smart-home system.
Waste Opportunity
While the Western world forgets its waste with a flush, 2.6 billion people don’t even have toilets.
An Energy-Efficient House Revels in Views of a Lush Forest
In a protected Oregon forest, a sustainably minded retreat crafted for a pair of empty nesters connects deeply with nature.
Top 5 Energy-Efficient Homes of the Week
These designers are leading the charge toward a greener, more-environmentally friendly future.
An Energy-Conscious Home Gets Woven Into a Waterfront Landscape
Passive solar principles, indoor/outdoor living, and a “forever home” mindset are combined in this elegant, art-filled property...
Own This Stylish, Energy-Efficient Tiny Home For $69K
Packed with elegant details and modern appliances, this tiny abode is as chic as it is affordable.
How to Pick the Most Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors
With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy...