A Sustainable Rammed Earth Home in New Mexico
Studio eM Design’s rammed-earth home in Corrales, New Mexico, updates the regional adobe archetype into a hallmark of sustainable...
A Rammed-Earth Dwelling in New Mexico Welcomes Spectacular Sunsets
A striking compound in the 9,500-acre Galisteo Basin Preserve acts as a refuge for a retiree with her family and friends.
11 Glorious Rammed-Earth Homes That Celebrate the Landscape
These resilient, rammed-earth homes show the soil’s true stripes.
A Rammed Earth Home Rises on a Breathtaking Site in New Zealand’s Southern Alps
The use of rammed earth ties the home of a vintner to the terroir.
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...
A Rammed-Earth Home in Texas Echoes the Landscape in Mesmerizing Fashion
The ombré hues of this earthen ranch house are taken directly from Texas Hill Country.
A Dramatic Floating Roof Crowns This Rammed-Earth Home in Arizona
With an angular roof canopy that glows with the sun and striated, rammed-earth walls, Dancing Light House delights in its desert...
Rammed Earth Walls Tie This Eco-Friendly Home to the Desert
Spanning a desert wash, a modern residence in Arizona embraces its natural surroundings with minimal impact.
An Australian Architect Builds a Rammed Earth-and-Steel Home For His Family
Bush House by architect Paul O’Reilly takes a page from California’s Case Study houses, and is inspired by the family’s love of...
Celebrate Earth Day Every Day With Our Favorite Sustainable Home Brands
Stock up on eco-friendly housewares and everyday essentials from these brands that are doing their part to protect the planet.
A Tractor Shed Breathes New Life as an Award-Winning Sustainable Home
In rural North Yorkshire, a simple agricultural shed becomes a bright and energy-efficient home for a couple and their art...
Exquisite Craftsmanship Breathes New Life Into a “Socially Sustainable” Home
In Melbourne’s Northcote neighborhood, Studio Bright reincarnates a declining Edwardian into a civic-minded family home with...
Two Rammed-Earth Buildings Host a Sustainable Live/Work Space For a Colorado Artist
Serving as an art studio/residence for artist Rebecca DiDomenico, Swoon Art House has been built from 100-percent renewable...
This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design
In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled...
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.
This Classic Pueblo-Style Home in Santa Fe, New Mexico Could Be Yours for $2.3M
The flat-roofed dwelling showcases common elements of the Southwestern architectural style, such as oversize wooden beams, known...
7 Homes Designed for Sustainable Living
From a shipping container dwelling to architect Steven Holl’s forest retreat, these residences embody the ideal that what’s best...
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.
Top 10 Sustainable Homes of 2020
From a carbon-negative cabin to a prefab farmhouse, these resourceful designs captivated readers this year.
An Elegant, Earth-Toned Home in Marfa Asks $3.5M
Designed by two renowned architecture firms, the two-structure property is located on a private, four-acre parcel just a short...
A West Texas Couple Get a Rammed-Earth Addition That Syncs With the Landscape
Tucson-based Dust Architects returns to Texas to design a compact stand-alone for a home in the Chihuahuan Desert.
Ingenious New Building Method Replaces Concrete Block with Rammed Earth
A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.
An Astounding Tessellated Home in Greece Burrows Into the Earth
A 10-year project on the island of Milos culminates in a sunken residence shaped by a 19th-century math formula.
This Japanese Home Has a Sunken Interior That Blends Into the Earth
The Pit House in Japan has smooth, rounded walls and a subterranean kitchen and living area.
Walls of Windows Connect a Home With Earth and Sky
This home connects to nature with a design that appears to both hover over the landscape and rise up toward the sky.
This Wild, Curvaceous Home Is Buried Beneath the Earth
A sunken-earth home with voluminous interiors peers out from beneath a blanket of flora.
A Curving Rammed Earth Addition Expands a Family Bungalow in Melbourne
Steffen Welsch Architects juxtapose a rammed earth extension with a 1930s bungalow in order to create a flexible family home.
A Radically Efficient Memphis Home Raises the Bar for Sustainability
Architect Barry Alan Yoakum draws on decades of experience to build what, by one measure, is the first zero-energy, zero-carbon...
This Carbon-Negative Cabin Is the Sustainable Home of the Future
Perkins & Will designs a mountaintop Passive House that takes energy efficiency to the next level.
Asking $4.9M, a Sustainable Home in Bend Embraces the Outdoors
Huge windows and energy-efficient elements make this Oregon residence a nature lover’s dream.
Upcycled Trees Cloak This Modern Mexican Home
In the El Peñon Reserve, architects use concrete and upcycled trees to design Casa de la Roca, a striking Y-shaped home...
Views Stretch to Mexico at This Hard-Edged Texas Home
Mining inspiration from the mountains of West Texas, two architects burrow a home into the terrain.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...

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