Solar Inspiration
A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.
Patrón Designed a Spanish Colonial Guest House with Modern Flair
The La Casona Guest House combines traditional Spanish architecture with contemporary & modern aesthetics; get an exclusive look...
L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)
A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.
Thermal Solar Collection Tubes That Provide Hot Water Year-Round
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar collection tubes...
Tesla's solar roof, you'll never know these houses are solar-powered
Yes, this is a solar roofs in the picture. “Solar glass tiles can also incorporate heating elements, like rear defroster on a...
The Future of Solar Water Heating
Dwell hosts a Q&A with Mike Landau, solar water heating program manager for SoCalGas and Nurit Katz, chief sustainability officer...
SunRun Solar Stimulus Package
This week's news was riddled with updates on the slow passage of President Obama's stimulus package through Congress.
Solar Decathlon Virtual Tours
Though I couldn’t make it out to Washington, DC, this weekend to see the final days of the Solar Decathlon—which wrapped up...
Want, Elon Musk's Solar Roof Tiles
Elon Musk's glass roof is the future of solar energy.
The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to...
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
Net Zero x Twenty = Solar Decathlon
It’s the site where wars are protested, dreams declared, and millions still march, but on October 9 the National Mall in...
Could Solar Panels and LEDs Be Fashion's Next Must-Have Accessories?
When fashion meets technology, the results can be electrifying.
An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost
Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.
Deltec Homes Introduces Two New Models, Including Modern Farmhouse
Solar Farmhouse among the newest models of Renew...
Wooler Mills House
The first misconception about going solar is that it is expensive.
13 Inspiring Coworking Spaces
Kiss the cube goodbye; these collective offices add flair to the freelance life.
Roadside Attraction
A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to boot.
About Face
Solar panels have a reputation as being unsightly, but this U.S.