“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
Green Dorm Design
When I was in college I lived in a cinder-block walled dorm room.
Podcast: Green Design with the Climate Desk
Dwell talks to The Climate Desk on the Subject of Green Design.
Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green
A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses
Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...
4 Copenhagen Hotels That Combine Good Design and Green Sensibility
Tour a crop of Copenhagen hotels that are making a strong case for eco-friendly design.
Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...
Green Is in the Details
Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly renovation earned this mid-century-modern home LEED Platinum certification and...
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...
5 Mistakes You Must Avoid while Designing Your New Home
A lot of speculations and thoughts fill your mind as you plan to design your new home.
Were “EcoHat” to come up in passing,you would most likely think of something chunky, organic, and woolen–—perhaps a beanie with...
In our June 2009 issue, we'll be running a concept feature that turns the taboo topic of toilets into a fascinating exploration...
This place was a filthy dump when we bought it,” says Cathryn Barmon, sipping tea in a knockoff Le Corbusier chair.
Swiss Design at Dwell on Design
It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.
10 Green Commercial Buildings
These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.
Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...
Green Planning in North Dakota
Amid the tall grasses and open skies of the Great Plains, forward-thinking urban planning ideas take root in North Dakota.
Green and Efficient: Boost Boxes
These days, it seems like everyone is busy saving the world.
Chicago's Green Mile
Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising...