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A LEED Platinum Family Home Takes the Place of an Abandoned California Farmhouse
Set outside Petaluma, California, an idyllic property is a site for sustainable living.
December 17, 2015
5 Modern Homes Designed with Passive Cooling
It's basic physics: cool air sinks, hot air rises. Using openings above and vertical channels for air movement, these five dwellings effortlessly stay comfortable.
December 9, 2015
A Tiny Trailer Home Harvests Solar Power and Rainwater to Save Energy
The micro-living prototype ATLAS compresses a green getaway into less than 200 square feet.
December 8, 2015
A Modern Mobile Home Dropped in Place by Crane
On the edge of a historic park in an English shire, a prefabricated home sets a new design standard.
December 5, 2015
A Light-Filled Renovation Helps a 1950s Seattle Home Go Green
Fresh air and natural light allow this Elliott Bay–facing home to minimize its carbon footprint.
December 1, 2015
6 Modern Homes In Chicago
Showcasing works from luminaries such as Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, Chicago has long been considered a hub for modern architecture. These inspired homes keep that rich tradition alive.
December 1, 2015
Small But Mighty Passive House in London
Architecture firm Tectonics designed the first new-construction Passive House in Hackney, London.
November 30, 2015
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
November 26, 2015
5 Modern Homes with Expansive Green Roofs
More than a visual statement of green-ness, these roofs provide extra insulation and—more importantly in cities—water retention that can attenuate flooding.
November 25, 2015
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