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.
Progressive Prefabs of Jean Prouvé
The pioneering designer’s metal homes set a model for future construction.
Passive Houses in Stockholm
Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was...
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...
Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses
Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...
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.
This Zero-Energy Passive Mobile Prefab Was Partially 3D Printed
A Ukranian company has recently launched the world's first autonomous mobile prefabricated homes.
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
A Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
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...
Escape to a Bio-Passive Vacation Refuge in a Bavarian Nature Park
Set in a nature park and beech forest in the small Bavarian town of Betzenstein, Germany, is a modern bio-passive vacation house...
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...
From the Show Floor and Beyond: Dwell on Design 2016
Our annual conference celebrates the intersection of innovation, progressive thinking, and the power of possibility.
Our Scandinavian Style Dreams Come True in This Brooklyn Town House
Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...
Homes on the range are getting bigger and more expensive by the minute, but a group of progressive architects in Jackson set out...
A Green Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
A Stellar Sustainable Home Is Built on a Surprisingly Low Budget
Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for progressive modern living.