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A Green Approach
Architect Robert Swatt, designer of the GreenCity Lofts condo complex on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, California, makes...
A Rational Approach
Typography guru Erik Spiekermann and his wife, designer Susanna Dulkinys, hate clutter.
A Measured Approach
Utterly dynamic, this house on an urban peninsula in Sydney is rich with inventive and thoughtfully considered spaces.
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Dwell and Dan Brunn Architecture Take an Unconventional Approach With Bridge House
Embodying innovations in technology, architecture, and lifestyle, the 200-foot-long residence in Hancock Park, Los Angeles will...
Pro Van Converters Share Their Design Approach—and #Vanlife Tips for DIYers
Nomadic duo CarpenterIngram launched their van conversion business after falling in love with life on the road.
An Inno-native Approach
Joe Osae-Addo, a highly gregarious, Ghanaian-born architect, was living in Los Angeles, designing buildings and acting as the...
A Sensational Green Roof Fuses This Home With the Australian Coast
An outdoor enthusiast’s eco-friendly retreat on the shores of Wallis Lake embraces the beach and bushland.
A Green Roof Helps Camouflage This Striking Home in Brazil
The Ribeirão Preto Residence sports a dramatic, cantilevered roof and a robust indoor/outdoor connection.
Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab
A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.
Green Home in La Jolla Blends Indoors and Outdoors
The Noorens fell in love with San Diego and the surrounding area during a surf vacation several years ago, and made it their...
Actor Bryan Cranston's Green Beach House Renovation
The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.