How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
Editor's Picks: 5 Modern Homes Across America
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
Sustainable Living: Chicago's First Certified Passive House
Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC, with the help of...
Micro-Dwellings Across America
From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...
A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley
In New York, architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick creates an eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an...
Modern Across America: Cincinnati, Ohio
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Passive Houses in Stockholm
Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was...
Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Modern Across America: Charleston, South Carolina
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
8 Modern American Farmhouses
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone...
Dean’s List Dorms Across America
The factory-line model is out for student housing; in its place, thoughtful solutions for community living engender enthusiasm...
The Ungreening of America
We asked Charles Birnbaum to point us to five unique landscapes that we can still take a peek at. He explains: “I’ve chosen...
American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
Vases by American Crafstman Kent Ipsen
A series of vases by American craftsman Kent Ipsen (1933-2012), a substantial contributor to the 1960s studio glass movement, go...

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