A Smart Tech Tool That Will Help Novice Gardeners Kill Fewer Plants
Edyn aims to help gardeners keep tabs on their plants' health with a sensor and accompanying app—a water valve that controls...
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
How to Talk to an Architect About Getting Smart Tech
We asked the principal of DRAW in Kansas City.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...
6 Ways Smart Lighting Can Help You Take Control of Your Home
From customized presets to voice commands, these intelligent features promise added comfort, safety, and sustainability in the...
The Fireplace Tools That Are Changing the Game
New to the American market and armed with a compelling story, Eldvarm reminds us how extraordinary everyday tools can be.
Meet the Faces Behind Our Smart Tech Issue
The writers and photographers that made our July/August 2016 issue possible.
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Garden Apartment
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
15 Modern Tools For the Coffee Connoisseur
These days, modern coffee lovers are faced with endless options when it comes to brewing the perfect cup of joe.
Must-have smart home tech gadgets from ISE 2017
Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let...
How Working in Home Automation Inspired One Developer to Rethink Smart Tech
Entrepreneur Shaun Springer turned 15 years of smart home experience into Astro, a hardware startup that aims to simplify the...
Why Plants Improve Mornings, by The Sill
Not everyone is a morning person – and that’s okay.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
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.
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.

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