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Sustainable Strides in Today's Architecture
Having explored issues of sustainability in the postmodern era, we turn to the measurable strides evident in today's best modern...
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.
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
This Seaside Home Offers Comfort and Views for Today’s Modern Family
A top-to-bottom renovation prioritizes large expanses of glass to frame picture-perfect views of the property’s charming New...
Sweden’s Tallest Timber Building Is a Towering Feat of Sustainable Architecture
Airtight and quick to assemble, Sweden’s carbon-sequestering Kajstaden tower is a beacon for green building.
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.
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build Movement"
The Best-Shaped House For Every Climate in the U.S. and Tips For Optimizing Sustainability
Climate is one of the biggest factors of human physical comfort and sustainability, and it's one of the most important...
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...
8 Beautiful Home Projects Using Reclaimed Wood
Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill and reused, it has even more...
With an Architectural Pedigree and Green Certification, This Pasadena Home Just Listed For $3.6M
With a historic designation and updated energy-efficient features, this spacious 3,521-square-foot property in Pasadena,...
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...
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.
Top 10 Sustainable Homes of 2020
From a carbon-negative cabin to a prefab farmhouse, these resourceful designs captivated readers this year.
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.
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
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 Modern Green Home in a Historic Colonial Town
A sustainable home in Lexington, Massachusetts, brings contemporary design to an unexpected region.
5 Sustainable Ways To Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
Now that summer has officially started, temperatures are rising and air conditioners are cranked up—but that doesn’t mean you...
The Parallelogram House Helps Reshape a Sleepy Canadian City
With an unusually angular home, a studio builds on a practice known for striking silhouettes.
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings We Love
“The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the...
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.
Tracking Sustainability in Architecture
A chat with William McDonough, Ray Kappe, Glen Small, and others on the history of sustainable architecture.
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...
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...
Experience Tree-Top Living at One of These Sustainable Tree Houses
These extraordinary tree houses meld sustainable materials with hospitality design, offering an innovative and adventurous way to...
The 14 Sustainable Swaps You Might Not Be Making
Easy peasy: There are a ton of simple ways to make a positive impact on Mother Earth without drastically altering your daily...
Is a Sustainable Suburbia Still Possible Post-Pandemic?
In 2010, Dwell took a look at four radical plans to reshape and retrofit spaces outside of our cities.
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...
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...
An Eco-Friendly Community Outside of Atlanta Celebrates Nature and Sustainability
Formed around the values of nature, passion, creativity, and community, this sustainably oriented community outside of Atlanta,...
40 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Sustainability Obsessee
If their everyday mantra sounds something like “reduce, reuse, recycle,” these eco-conscious gifts won’t weigh on their...
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...