Sustainable in South Africa
What if the World/Design Studio is one inspired outfit.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Big Ideas for Cities Reach Chicago by Way of South Africa
Johannesburg-based design studio Counterspace was founded in 2014 by young architecture graduates Sumayya Vally, Sarah de...
Take in the South African Countryside in This Shipping Container Eco-Cabin
Nestled on a family farm, this South African shipping container cabin is completely off the grid.
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa
Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the...
A Minimalist Retreat at the Edge of South Africa's Karoo Desert
Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.
Design Travel Guide: Cape Town, South Africa
Taking the reigns as 2014’s Design Capital of The Year, Cape Town is happening.
Spirit of the South
With neighboring duplexes supplying rental income, two Knoxville architects patiently—and affordably—craft their dream home.
Savvy Prefab Pod Concept for South Africans
The attractive POD INDAWO concept offers South Africans a starter home.
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
Simply Sustainable
Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by...
This South African Villa Lets You Bask in Divine Views
Hidden away in the Cape Overberg region of South Africa, Godswindow offers seclusion and breathtaking vistas.
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
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.
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 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.
A Sustainable Brownstone Transformation in Brooklyn
How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.
10 Kit Home Companies in the South
Known for its world-famous charm, wide-open spaces, and sunny skies, the South can be a welcoming place to call home.
Modern Marsh House in South Carolina
In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.

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