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Rain Chains and Water Catchment Systems to Get You Ready for Spring
April showers may bring May flowers, but spring rain also offers an opportunity to maximize the storage of our most precious resource—water. The following rain chains show us how to conserve and capture rainwater in style.
April 2, 2015
5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good
From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.
April 1, 2015
Bright, Efficient Upgrade Transforms a Victorian in Toronto
DUBBELDAM architecture + design made this Victorian house in Toronto bigger and more energy-efficient.
March 26, 2015
Passive Materials Cool this Bright White Tropical Home
Concrete and granite fill a refreshingly minimal update in Coconut Grove, Florida.
March 26, 2015
This Green-Minded Prefab Treads Lightly on the Earth
A smartly built modular home helps a couple save on energy bills.
March 23, 2015
Rustic Retreat on an Appalachian Farm Operates Entirely Off the Grid
An architect crafts an off-the-grid cabin as a gift to his father.
March 17, 2015
Prefab Home That Can Be Built in a Day Generates Twice the Energy It Uses
The prefab Active House B10 prototype in Stuttgart can be built in a day, but its implications will be felt for years.
March 16, 2015
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart, energy-efficient Toronto home designed for aging-in-place.
March 10, 2015
An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated
Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.
March 9, 2015
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