A Sun-Drenched Cottage on the L.A. Coast Asks $2.5M
The renovated home comes with a spacious home office and a converted, detached garage that’s rental ready.
Net Assets
Argentinean materials, a roiling economy, and a pinch of personal tumult served as the recipe for furniture designer Alejandro...
Designer to Know: O/D\O Lab
Architect Paul Lee and furniture maker Anthony Abbate celebrate the inherent beauty of wood with a humble and timeless collection...
An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.
This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond
Rooted in sustainable design, the Connecticut House radiates an undeniable Zen-like vibe.
Immersed in Nature, This City Cabin Targets Net-Zero Energy
An urban infill lot in Seattle is transformed into a nature-immersed retreat that feels a world apart from its city environment.
Facade Printer Inkjets the City
Touted as 'an inkjet printer in architectonical scale,' the Facadeprinter works by taking a vector or pixel file, and 'shoots' it...
A Net-Zero-Energy Barn on Long Island Is a Hub for Climate Researchers
In Sagaponack, a sustainable-building magnate’s live/work space provides a model for green construction.
A Net-Zero Home in Colorado Raises the Bar for Indoor/Outdoor Living
Atop the footprint of a 1940s ranch house, architect Renée del Gaudio designs a family residence that intimately connects to its...
A Palm Springs Net-Zero Prefab Flaunts an Elegant, Airy Kitchen
Voluminous, versatile, and incredibly chic—the kitchen in the Axiom Desert House has been thoughtfully designed to serve as a...
A Net-Zero Home Shrugs Off Winter With Solar-Energy Comfort
Nestled in a historic mining area in Washington, a modern, energy-efficient house blends modern architecture with reclaimed...
A Net-Zero Home in Canada Boasts a Striking Saw-Toothed Roof
Comprised of two perpendicular forms that gently navigate a lakeside site, Sky House runs off of solar energy.
Plant Prefab and Koto Launch New Net-Zero Homes With Scandinavian Style
Sustainable, stylish, and packed with smart tech—the latest LivingHomes are here just in time for Earth Day.
This Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Home Is an Environmentalist’s Dream Come True
In southern Maine, an eco-friendly home puts a contemporary spin on the traditional New England vernacular.
An Engineer Builds the Net-Zero Passive House of His Dreams in West Vancouver
An engineer hires BattersbyHowat Architects to design the perfect Passive House on a hillside overlooking English Bay.
Inspired by Tom and Jerry, This Net-Filled Vacation Home Is a Kid’s Paradise
Jerry House on Cha-Am Beach near Bangkok is not only a beachside family retreat, but is also a playground and dreamworld for the...
A Net-Zero Building in Silicon Valley Gracefully Encompasses Both Work and Play
636 Waverley’s “ribbon” of concrete defines bright, pleasant spaces while providing weather protection.
Plant Prefab Launches Its First Passive House LivingHomes with Net-Zero Capabilities
Plant Prefab raises the bar for green building with three Richard Pedranti Architect–designed dwellings that meet rigorous...
This Net-Zero New York Passive House Teaches its Community to Build Green
This uber-green dwelling not only walks the walk, it talks the talk.
An Arty Couple Say Goodbye to Their Handcrafted, Net-Zero Shipping Container House for $3.15M
The Boulder, Colorado homeowners clad the house in reclaimed wood and filled the interior with a colorful collection of...
Plant Prefab and Alchemy Architects Launch Net Zero–Ready Prefabs Starting at $170K
The new lightHouse LivingHomes are Plant Prefab’s smallest modular dwellings to date.
Z for Two
In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...
Net-Zero Homes Help Solve an Affordable Housing Crisis at a Native American Reservation
The $60 million plan involves members of the Oglala Lakota Nation helping to build their own homes.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Build a Net-Zero Home and Studio for $250 Per Square Foot
eMZed Architecture construct a sustainable, durable, high-performance residence and office in Portland, Oregon, for $950,000—an...
This 3D-Printed Village Aims to House 40% of Austin’s Homeless Population
Last fall, ICON 3D-printed a welcome center for a new type of community in Austin, Texas—and now the first homes are complete.
Jackie O’s Home in Martha’s Vineyard Is Offered at $65M
The vast 340-acre farm includes a Cape Cod-style residence designed by Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the construction of which Jackie...
Need Help Catching Up on Your Z’s? Here’s How to Get the Best Sleep Ever
Monday, March 9 marks the beginning of Sleep Week—a whole week dedicated to rest and relaxation.
Some Design-Forward Gifts for Your Favorite Four-Legged Pal
Finally, some pet accessories that are cute enough to keep out.
Jackie O’s East Hampton Childhood Summer Home Just Hit the Market for $7.5M
The Bouvier family’s Hamptons home comes with “an extraordinary legacy of art and glamour.”
Events this Weekend: 4.8-4.11
Clear your calendar: It's a weekend of closings in the architecture and design gallery scene.
These Self-Sufficient Island Cabins in Finland Have All the Comforts of Home
Designed for both work and play, this peaceful escape includes a traditional Finnish sauna and a workshop.
An L.A. Family Gets Creative With Materials to Make Their Net-Zero Home Undeniably Their Own
A couple enlist their architect parents to build a wonderfully eclectic house, taking on the challenges of a precipitous site and...
Floating Landscape Made of Net
I recently came across Numen's creative interactive installations, a mix between art and design, on the landscape architecture...
This Coastal New Zealand Retreat Mixes Business and Pleasure
Nestled in Christchurch, an architect's home and office pays tribute to New Zealand's awe-inspiring surroundings.
You Can Have Your Very Own Geodesic Pine Cone Tree House For $150K
We love a good tree house—and O2 Treehouse's Pinecone is more spectacular than most.
The Great Compression
In Auckland, New Zealand, architect Michael O’Sullivan and his partner Melissa Schollum braved a miniscule budget, withering...

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