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The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to...
This Futuristic Japanese Building Is Not Your Everyday Tree House
Inspired by the form of trees, an architect breaks the mold of typical, cuboid, multi-level structures.
Your House, Your Sandwich
An Architectural Drama in Five...
How Changing the Layout of Your House Can Make it a Home
Parachute founder Ariel Kaye gives us the 411 in this excerpt from her new book, “How to Make a House a...
The Solar-Powered Orchid Tiny House Has a Gorgeous, Light-Filled Interior
Nashville–based New Frontier Homes recently completed the Orchid Tiny House—a 290-square-foot off-grid home with amazing lighting...
The Compact, Solar-Powered Ex of In House Sits Lightly Upon the Land
Steven Holl's geometric Ex of In House holds a minimal footprint without compromising on volume within.
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?
Minim Lets You Build Your Own Tiny House For Just $35K
Want to build your own tiny house? Now you can purchase plans for this award-winning home from Minim.
A New Start-Up Wants to Build a Tiny House in Your Backyard For Free
Rent the Backyard is building prefab homes in empty yards to provide affordable housing—and they'll split the profits with...
This Magical Dwelling Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
A rentable tiny house in Wellsville, Pennsylvania, provides guests with a minimalist living experience focused on the lush...
A Hovering House in the Welsh Hills That You Can Call Your Own For a Week
With a section that hangs over a river, this four-bedroom vacation rental in Wales echoes Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater...
6 Tiny House Resources That Will Help You Downsize Your Life
Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.
Tech Talk: 3 Smart Home Devices to Sell Your House Faster
Offering new conveniences, energy savings, safety, and security, pre-installed home automation devices are quite appealing to...
When Your House Wants to Talk About Fast Food
A smart-home marketing stunt gone wrong.
A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.
You Can Live Out Your Tiny House Dreams at This Charming Hudson Valley Retreat
Gather Greene’s simple material palette and thoughtful design let Mother Nature shine.
12 Tiny House Companies That Can Make Your Micro-Living Dreams Come True
Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they promise a simpler lifestyle in a...
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
6 Essentials You Need For Your Next House Hunt—And 4 That You Don't
The next time you plan to walk through a new door, don't forget these key essentials.
You Can Have Your Very Own Geodesic Pinecone Tree House For $150K
We love a good tree house—and O2 Treehouse's Pinecone is more spectacular than most.