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This Solar-Powered Prefab in Seattle Raises the Bar for Sustainability
A NODE prefab, Solar Studio in West Seattle produces 100 percent of its own energy—and rental income for its eco-conscious owner.
12 Striking Examples of Clerestory Windows in Modern Homes
The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...
8 Outstanding Examples of Round Windows in Modern Homes
After noticing a number of projects that feature interesting circular windows, we decided it's time to give them a moment in the...
A Sustainable, Modern Home Frames a Prickly Desert Landscape
Conceived as an extension of the Arizona landscape, this eco-friendly, modern house approaches near net-zero energy consumption.
Stay in a Solar-Powered, Ring-Shaped Vacation Home in the Spanish Countryside
As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...
Stillwater Dwellings’ Modern Prefab Homes Match Style With Sustainability
This Seattle–based firm specializing in modern prefab homes is committed to sustainability from conception through construction.
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
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.
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a luxurious way to experience the water.
Modern Weekend Ski Home
A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.
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 Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
This Solar-Powered Prefab in Portland Was Set Up in Four Hours
A software developer adds a prefabricated shed by Drop Structures to his Oregon campground.
An Architect Proposes a Solar-Powered Urban Farm For the Roof of Notre Dame Cathedral
Inspired by environmental issues, architect Vincent Callebaut reimagines the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral as a solar-powered...
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
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...
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.