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...
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...
Take Your Next Vacation in a Midcentury Home in the Santa Monica Mountains
With its organic, horizontal silhouette, raw concrete facade, and Bauhaus-leaning interiors, this midcentury nature retreat...
With an Architectural Pedigree and Green Certification, This Pasadena Home Just Listed For $3.9M
With a historic designation and updated energy-efficient features, this spacious 3,521-square-foot property in Pasadena,...
Barn Raising
Agricultural buildings inspire a remote getaway in eastern Canada.
Raising the Barn
Architect Preston Scott Cohen resurrected an early 1800s barn as a vacation home for a literary couple and their family, calling...
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...
Sierra Club Green Home
In 1892, when John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the only "web" he knew about was the kind spun by spiders, and social...
A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin
Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer.
Get Paid to Green Your Home
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like self-actualization once we've managed the basics...
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...
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.
Green Prefab Homes for a Native American Reservation
The Make it Right foundation taps architects to put a prefab spin on homes for the Fort Peck reservation in Montana.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
Post Bale
Boulder, Colorado, straddles a dynamic geographical border where miles of Rocky Mountains descend into flat plains that stretch...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
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 Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
10 Modern Glass Homes
Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...