Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
A Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn.
A Sustainable "Case Study" House in California
A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.
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.
This Smart Home Sets a Powerful New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
9 Effective Ways to Bring Sustainable Design Into the Home
See if you check off all the boxes when it comes to creating an eco-friendly household.
Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
A Round Pennsylvania Prefab Offers 360-Degree Solutions in Sustainability
An environmental engineer looks to Deltec Homes to build a round prefab that provides views of a forested Pennsylvania landscape...
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
Own This Sustainably Designed Malibu Beach House For $5.7M
Sited on one of the last undeveloped oceanfront lots along the Pacific Coast Highway, House Noir creatively addresses the issue...
A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable
Danish architect Jesper Pedersen reimagines a Lloyd Ruocco midcentury, putting sustainability at the forefront of the...
Wooden Screens Shade This Sustainable Melbourne Residence
A renovation and addition clad in operable, wooden screens turn an Edwardian in Camberwell into a breezy home that's strongly...
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A musician-and-seamstress couple commission a shared workspace in their elegant garden.
Master Glassmaker Simon Pearce's Sustainable Factory in Vermont
At one of the last American glass factories of its kind, everything is made in-house—from the tools to the electricity.
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.