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...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
The Stunningly Restored Hassrick Residence by Richard Neutra Hits the Market at $2.2M
The iconic architect’s midcentury modern home in Philadelphia’s East Falls neighborhood faced demolition before being rescued and...
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...
A Chic Boutique Hotel Links Up With Local Designers in Philadelphia’s Fishtown
The newly opened Fishtown Lokal is a cross between a boutique hotel and an Airbnb, with a special focus on local design.
An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis
A major exhibition confronts the sort of housing Americans actually need.
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...
A Striking Home by Fury Design Asks $3.3M in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill Neighborhood
Overlooking the Wissahickon Valley of Philly’s famed Fairmount Park, just 20 minutes from Center City, this custom residence...
Philadelphia’s Arbiter of Cool Is Turning Her Beloved Shop Into a Creative Hub and Hotel
Black entrepreneur Shannon Maldonado aims to unite the city’s creative scene by expanding YOWIE into an inclusive place to stay,...
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...
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
History and Modernity Meet in This Industrial Hotel and Restaurant in Philadelphia
Housed in a 19th-century whiskey blending and bottling facility in Philadelphia's trendy Fishtown neighborhood, Wm. Mulherin's...
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
The Urban Housing Handbook
The Urban Housing Handbook from Wiley Publications, a new tome from Paris-based architects Caroline Stahl and Eric Firley, is a...
How Is the Pandemic Changing the Housing Market?
Agents, developers, and industry experts weigh in on the current dynamics of home buying and selling—and what may lie ahead.
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...
Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston
By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable...
7 Inspiring Solutions For Disaster Relief Housing
Inspired by a builder's response to the devastating wildfires across California, we're taking a look at seven recent designs for...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
Will 3D Printing Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?
3D printing’s impact on construction is slowly materializing.
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...
Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
Designer to Know: Saturday Green
Inspired by their favorite day of the week, Saturday Green is a female-led collective of textile designers who recently launched...
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
A Former Garage, Now a Light-Filled Residence, Lists for $625K in Philadelphia
A striking example of adaptive reuse, the three-bedroom home designed by local firm C2 Architecture comes with 15-foot-tall...
As Housing Costs Soar, Two Homes Multiply to Seven
In Vancouver, an innovative approach to urban infill brings new life to a community.
This Live/Work Home in Philadelphia Gets Its Layout From the Renaissance
A blackened cube makes for a striking addition to a historic Philadelphia neighborhood.
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
Before & After: A Resuscitated Row House in Philadelphia Seeks $825K
After gut-renovating a 1918 row home in Center City, a husband-and-wife design team place it on the market.
A State-by-State Guide to Housing Measures on the 2020 Ballot
These initiatives on state ballots will decide questions about rent control, property tax, and urban development.

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