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...
Shipping Containers Turn Affordable Homes
Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.
Renovate Your Home By Repairing The Roof
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A Mountain Hideaway Plants a Green Roof in the French Alps
An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.
A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof
Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.
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...
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
Green Renovation of Victorian Home in Healdsburg, CA
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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.
14 Shipping Containers Were Upcycled For This Dallas Home
Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of...
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.
An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof
With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.
An Expansive Grass Roof Tops This Modern Brazilian Home
Sandwiched between two concrete slabs, a modern holiday home is fully integrated into nature.
Plant a Green Roof: Feed 70 Chickens and Lower Your Bills
If you live in a large metro like we do, odds are you see mostly bleak-hued buildings. Lots and lots of buildings.
Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara
There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.
A New, Affordable Green Home Comes to an Australian Eco-Village
Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.
Social Heat
What’s the best way to warm a small studio? Ekaterina Voronova opted for a compact wood-burning stove to keep her space cozy.
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...