Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little…
Farmhouse Redux
Two years ago architect Chad Everhart came across an old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina. He could tell it dated…
The Greening of Southie
Ten years ago, realtors wouldn't have guessed they'd be selling luxury apartments based on cotton insulation and…
Totally Tubular
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar collection…
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…
Building Yourself An Eco-Friendly Home
Stop waiting about till you can afford that house you have been dreaming about, instead build yourself your very own…
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to…
5 Best Ways To Renovate Your Home Valleys
Travelling the whole must be a dream of many people. Staying into exclusive resorts, enjoying the serene beaches,…
Roadside Attraction
A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to…
Top Four Small Ways To Easily Make Your Home Energy Efficient
Today’s homeowner is looking for ways to increase energy efficiency, reduce the carbon footprint of every day life and…
Contest Spotlights Four Innovative Sustainable Building Materials
The first annual Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge heralds four innovative, sustainable building materials.
101 Alternative Energy: Climate Control
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
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.
Eglu by Omlet
How many times have you opened your refrigerator to scramble an egg for breakfast, and then realize that you have none…
Old Flame
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island cottage is rebuilt to absorb, rather than resist, 
the hit of future floods.
Monika Järg's Wooden Carpets
While wood floors are generally more elegant than carpeting, rugs and textiles can bring warmth and texture to…
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…
This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots
In a life-changing move, homeowners Hannah Smith and Jeremy Witt reside in a caravan in the rural landscape of Suffolk,…
Co-Housing Zero
What happens when a group of friends decide to build their own condo?