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...
Two years ago architect Chad Everhart came across an old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina.
The Greening of Southie
Ten years ago, realtors wouldn't have guessed they'd be selling luxury apartments based on cotton insulation and dual-flush...
Thermal Solar Collection Tubes That Provide Hot Water Year-Round
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar collection tubes...
World's First 3D-Printed House Springs up in Russia in 24hrs
Believed to be the first house printed using mobile 3D printing technology, a 38-square-meter surface structure has sprung up in...
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
The Richard J. Heckmann International Center at University of California, Riverside
A Fusion of Old and New Makes this Home For Sale Shine on London’s Womersley Road
Nestled closely between two other quintessential period homes on a quiet residential street in London, this 3,000-square-foot...
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
Glamp In This Pop-Up Hotel On The Welsh Countryside
Step inside a pop-up hotel cabin inspired by the legend of a cave slept in by King Arthur and his knights while traveling — a...
101 Alternative Energy: Climate Control
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
5 Best Ways To Renovate Your Home Valleys
Travelling the whole must be a dream of many people.
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island Cottage is Rebuilt
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island cottage is rebuilt to absorb, rather than resist, the hit of future floods.
Eglu by Omlet
How many times have you opened your refrigerator to scramble an egg for breakfast, and then realize that you have none left? With...
Contest Spotlights Four Innovative Sustainable Building Materials
The first annual Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge heralds four innovative, sustainable building materials.
Energy Retrofit: The Now House Project
It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in...
Monika Järg's Wooden Carpets
While wood floors are generally more elegant than carpeting, rugs and textiles can bring warmth and texture to otherwise hard and...
House 20×3 Zierikzee by Tim de Graag
House 20×3 Zierikzee is a minimal home located in Zierikzee, Netherlands, designed by Tim de Graag.
A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to boot.
Shipping Container Retail Design
I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...
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