The Real Cost of Rip-Offs
Knockoff furnishings may be cheap, but for the design industry, they come with a heavy price.
The Real Chicago
If your only experience touring Chicago is from watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off, architect Brad Lynch has some insider tips for...
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
14 Totally Off-the-Grid Cabins
Operating entirely off the grid, these homes match renewable energy sources with modern design.
Real Estate Roundup: 10 Midcentury Modern Eichlers For Sale
Ranging from $795,000 to $4,250,000, these Californian Eichler homes run the gamut from cozy bungalows to rare, double-story...
Pulling off Mediterranean Modern in Tuscany
This Italian villa is serenity incarnate.
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.
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
Lena Headey’s Off-Camera Castle
With a homespun renovation, this Game of Thrones actress finally finds her keep.
A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
A Wild Garden Leaps Off the Walls of This Backyard Build
A Vancouver garden blossoms alongside fresh development.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
RIP, Moss Design Emporium
Following a short announcement in the New York Times yesterday, the news of the imminent closure of Moss has been ripping up and...
Is The Right To Housing Real?
Nowhere do questions of the built environment reveal themselves more than when dealing with the fundamental issue of housing.
Off the Beaten Path
A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with...
Cost-Effective Family Home in Pittsburgh
An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab
A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.
Off to Switzerland
I'm headed off to Switzerland on Saturday to take part in the Presence Switzerland Design and Innovation tour.
The Real Good Experiment
In early November, Minnesota–based furniture and design company Blu Dot dropped 25 Real Good Chairs on the streets of Manhattan...