Hau Tree Lanai in Honolulu
I was in Honolulu, Hawaii, last week to talk at a green design conference, and in my two quick days there I was able to see a few...
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.
10 Thoughtful Ways to Incorporate Trees Into Homes
Although many architects today are doing everything they can to create projects that work closely with nature, it's not as common...
Honolulu, Hawaii
Today, if you tallied the world’s design capitals, you’d be forgiven for overlooking Honolulu.
The Modern Honolulu
In early April I was invited out to Honolulu to give a talk at the Hawaii Build and Buy Green Expo, an offer I could hardly...
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds...
Haus in Morissen by Hurst Song
Haus in Morissen is a minimal home located in Morissen, Switzerland, designed by Hurst Song.
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
The Tree of Ghent
Just as the famed Treaty of 1814 called for peace between the United Kingdom and the United States, the large beech tree on...
A Tree Grows in Amsterdam
A tiny Dutch juice shop by Standard Studio gives plant life serious real estate.
The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
The Puti Trees
The Puti Trees series of posters look like a cross between a modern subway map and children's book illustrations, so you probably...
Tree's Company
Greening Los Angeles has long been Andy Lipkis’s dream.
Japanese Home Among the Trees Uses Bookshelves and Glass for Walls
An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...
Trees Not Trash
I moved into a new apartment over the summer that came already inhabited by a split-leaf philodendron.
Photo Essay: Enchanting Tree Houses
Do you ever wish you could live like Tarzan - in seclusion, high above the ground, amongst trees and nature? Well, we have a...
An Atypical Tree House
When a 40-year-old pine tree fell over at the rear of a Brentwood estate in Los Angeles a few years back, its owner, an art lover...
A Tree-Filled Spa That Brings Warm Modernism to a 900-Year-Old Tuscan Village
Set amidst rolling hills in the 900-year-old village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, in Tuscany’s Val d'Orcia region, is The Spa...
A Tree Grows in the Dogpatch
Located in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco, Treehouse Gallery is part of a movement of contemporary artistic practice...