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Passive Houses in Stockholm
Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was...
A New Jersey Neighborhood Gets a Gorgeous Passive House
With a client wish list including ample natural light, high ceilings, outdoor connection, and peak energy efficiency, Mowery...
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
This Passive House in Park City Just Hit the Market For $1.1M
This Park City Passive House offers both stunning design and stellar energy efficiency.
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...
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
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...
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...
Design House Stockholm Celebrates 20 Years
Design House Stockholm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and we sent a few questions to founder Anders Färdig to let us...
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
A Visual Journey Through Stockholm's Hotel Ett Hem
Many hotels have figured out how to make guests feel at home, but Ett Hem in Stockholm goes above and beyond.
Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit...
A Prescription For Passive
You’re probably not going to believe this story. But it’s true. All of what follows is true.
Virtually unknown in the United States, Passive Houses are starting to make a big impression with their small footprints.
A Sleek Australian Dwelling Keeps its Cool With Passive Design
Outside Melbourne, a light-filled residence with a private garden cuts a narrow figure to minimize solar impact.
A House Not Built for Human Beings
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.