Green Zero-Energy Family Home in Santa Cruz
How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...
An Aluminum-Clad Green Energy Home in England
Green Orchard, the home Paul Archer designed for his parents outside Bristol, England, sows the seeds of an active retirement.
A Net-Zero Home Shrugs Off Winter With Solar-Energy Comfort
Nestled in a historic mining area in Washington, a modern, energy-efficient house blends modern architecture with reclaimed...
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...
A Green-Roofed Family Home Frames the Grandeur of the Swiss Alps
Tempesta Tramparulo adapts a linear home to the alpine landscape while carving out picture-perfect views.
Denver’s Energy Efficient Home
John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
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...
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara
There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.
Top 5 Energy-Efficient Homes of the Week
These designers are leading the charge toward a greener, more-environmentally friendly future.
Slow Down Time at This Zero-Energy Holiday Rental in Northern Spain
Laura Álvarez Architecture brilliantly reworks a stone ruin into a peaceful holiday retreat.
Immersed in Nature, This City Cabin Targets Net-Zero Energy
An urban infill lot in Seattle is transformed into a nature-immersed retreat that feels a world apart from its city environment.
This Zero-Energy Passive Mobile Prefab Was Partially 3D Printed
A Ukranian company has recently launched the world's first autonomous mobile prefabricated homes.
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...
An Energy-Plus Home Fuses With a Boulder-Strewn Landscape
This LEED Gold-certified home captures the genius locus of a rocky plot in Québec.
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.
An Energy-Efficient Home Allows Graceful Aging-in-Place
On the Australian coast, a forever home offers an adventurous couple a comfortable and worry-free home to age in place.
101 Alernative Energy: Zeroing In
It’s become increasingly common to hear the term“zero energy” or “zero carbon” used to describe buildings that achieve complete...
A Welcoming Family Home Radiates Out to the Neighborhood in Melbourne
Gardiner Architects buck building trends by connecting a family home to the surrounding neighborhood.