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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
A Prescription For Passive
You’re probably not going to believe this story. But it’s true. All of what follows is true.
Passive Progressive
Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit...
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
Passive Acceptance
Virtually unknown in the United States, Passive Houses are starting to make a big impression with their small footprints.
Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House
On an 18th-century farmstead in rural Sweden, two Copenhagen designers handcraft a summerhouse that seamlessly melds the modern...
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 Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Modern Gabled House in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
This Zero-Energy Passive Mobile Prefab Was Partially 3D Printed
A Ukranian company has recently launched the world's first autonomous mobile prefabricated homes.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
Pousse Creative's Pet Houses
Designers Sebastian Haquet and Thomas Lanthier have a decidedly modern take on shelters for pets.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
The Scandic Grand Central, Stockholm
Greetings from Sweden! I'm traveling in Stockholm to cover the 2012 Furniture and Light Fair and my home away from home for the...