Huy Bui’s Brooklyn Loft Is Like a Self-Contained Jungle
It’s hardly a surprise that the Plant-in City cofounder lives surrounded by vegetation.
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the...
The Self-Sufficient City
In modern home design, going green is no longer the exception but the norm.
Miele Self-Opening Dishwasher
Miele's new La Perla series dishwashers (available in late fall 2008) have an automatic door opening and closing system that aids...
A Dream Home is an Architectural Self-Portrait
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2016 issue.
Self-Regulating Technology Makes Managing This Compound a Breeze
A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.
An Australian Firm Makes Portable Hotel Rooms Out of Shipping Containers
These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel rooms.
This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete
Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool...
7 Companies That Can Help You Make Your Eco-Pod
If you like the cozy, low maintenance joy of small space living, then you’ll probably find eco-pods very appealing.
Isleta El Espino: A Three-Room Eco Hotel on Lake Nicaragua
How a brother and sister turned a private island into self-sustaining boutique...
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Jacuzzi
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
Hope Floats
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
An Unplugged Family Hideout Borders the Ocean in Chile
Solar power and a self-sufficient water system keep a family relaxed in Chile.
Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale
London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.
New Beginnings
Uni, an international group of designers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is riding out a self-professed renovation high that never...
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.
Let Your Creativity Soar at This Eclectic Hotel With Tents, Tepees, Yurts, and Trailers
El Cosmico, a self-described "bohemian nomadic" hotel in Marfa, Texas, encourages guests to "pause from the modern...
Two Families Embrace Off-Grid Living in This Sustainable Prefab Home
Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient prefab in rural Australia.
This Architect's Tiny Studio Is the Ultimate Backyard Workspace
Nestled in the backyard of a Toronto home, this architect’s self-designed work studio is an experiment gone right.
This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living
The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.