A Cozy, Well-Sealed Cottage in Northwest France Goes Green
An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.
Portland, Maine
Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the...
Maine Modern
I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the house we featured in our October Off the Grid...
Cottage Industrious
A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square feet.
Modern Getaways
Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.
Hatch Cottage
The Hatch Cottage is both a gorgeous example of American modern architecture and a peaceful retreat located in a pristine...
Green Acres
Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...
Modernist Rural Getaway in Poland
In southwest Poland, architect Robert Konieczny, of KWK Promes, raises the roof—with sod intact—on Jacek Perkowski’s modernist...
Green Is in the Details
Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly renovation earned this mid-century-modern home LEED Platinum certification and...
An Austin Airbnb Is a Blissful Getaway
At their spacious Airbnb in Austin, Paul and Jessica D’Arcy demonstrate how modern hospitality can be intimate at any scale.
The Greening of Southie
Ten years ago, realtors wouldn't have guessed they'd be selling luxury apartments based on cotton insulation and dual-flush...
A Green Approach
Architect Robert Swatt, designer of the GreenCity Lofts condo complex on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, California, makes...
Green Beret
Were “EcoHat” to come up in passing,you would most likely think of something chunky, organic, and woolen–—perhaps a beanie with...
Pee Green
In our June 2009 issue, we'll be running a concept feature that turns the taboo topic of toilets into a fascinating exploration...
Village Green
This place was a filthy dump when we bought it,” says Cathryn Barmon, sipping tea in a knockoff Le Corbusier chair.
A Restorative Getaway from the City
In designing their new weekend home, NYC architect James Wagman and his wife, award-winning author Anne Landsman, drew their...
A Slender Geothermal Cottage in London
On an eight-foot-wide site in London, architect Luke Tozer cleverly squeezed in a four-story home equipped with...
A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...
Where to See Art in Portland, Maine
Guide yourself through downtown Portland’s gallery district.