No Grid in Sight
Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
A Tiny Cabin Is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island...
Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia
Simple materials compose this rentable tiny house nestled in a secret spot in the Adelaide Hills.
Simplicity Reigns at This Off-Grid Australian Retreat
If you think these two buildings resemble old sheds, you're not wrong—that's kind of the point.
9 Stellar Homes That Venture Off-Grid
Celebrate Earth Day with these off-grid homes that put sustainability first.
A 1970s Airstream Is Revamped Into an Off-Grid Home For Six
Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker and their four kids live, work, and explore the world in this stylish, sustainable Airstream...
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
Go Off The Grid With These Remote Rental Cabins in Cornwall
Standing above the ground, the architectural hideaways of Kudhva allow you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking English...
This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature
Nestled in a tiny town off the coast, this container home echoes the main ingredient the owners had hoped for in a weekend...
Prefab Units Cluster Together in This Off-the-Grid Guesthouse
Sustainable features keep this prefabricated building, designed by MOS Architects, cool and energy-efficient despite its New...
Love at First Sight
A couple buys an original Art Nouveau apartment right on the spot in Barcelona.
New Media: Sight Unseen
Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov met as editors at the venerable I.D. in 2005 and both developed a passion for peeking behind the...
A Joshua Tree Ranch Tests the Limits of Off-Grid Luxury
For $650 a night, this Airbnb mixes sustainable desert living with hotel-worthy amenities.
Cities and Their Grids
John Briscella, a Philadelphian now earning his Masters in "Urban Strategies" in Vienna—surely one of the most interesting degree...
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of...
These Luxe New Prefab Homes Are Designed for Off-Grid Living
Tiny living meets luxury in these Bauhaus-inspired shipping container homes.
This Off-Grid Tiny Home Packs a Powerful Kitchen Into 183 Square Feet
This solar-powered, steel-clad home on wheels may be compact, but it doesn’t lack in storage or functionality.