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The Most Impressive Green Homes in Chicago

Now in its second year, the GreenBuilt Home tour showed the curious a cross-section of Chicago’s new sustainable and eco-friendly homes. The open dialogue about cost and comparable energy bills (many of the homes with solar panels proudly displayed utility bills with $0 owed) suggest the continued cost-effectiveness of these homes is making them a much bigger part of the conversation. Click through the slideshow for a look at some of our favorite green homes from the tour.
July 30, 2014
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7 Modular Beach Homes

Thanks to prefab technology, it’s now possible to bring an entire home with you on your seaside vacation. These modular structures were delivered straight to the shore to provide easy ocean access.
July 29, 2014
Elevated glass walkway at the Danish Maritime Museum

Instant Building Inspiration Around the World

The World Architecture Festival, taking place October 1-3, 2014, in Singapore, recently announced the shortlist for its awards program. Click through the slideshow for 10 of the most inspiring buildings that made the cut.
July 29, 2014
Barbara Hill chose a condominium in a 1960s building, largely for the southwest-facing terrace and views. Its 850 square feet provided enough space, but little within was worth keeping. "It was a bachelor pad," she says.

8 Amazing Concrete Renovations

There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the material.
July 29, 2014
happy hamper laundry room laundry chute modern

Bright Modern Laundry Room We'd Actually Like to Spend Time In

Often, we cleanse our duds in a wasteland of half-forgotten detergent bottles and dryer-sheet-detritus. But one creative couple in Boston’s South End have reimagined their laundry room as a sanctuary.
July 29, 2014
Moder cedar addition in the woods

Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s

For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
July 25, 2014
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Modern Hawaii House Built on Lava Flow

Built on a Hawaiian lava flow, an architect’s first substantial house in concrete reflects its craggy surroundings.
July 25, 2014
Lofted live/work area in a San Diego micro-living unit

Thriving Micro-Living Model

A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
July 22, 2014
prospect heights residence stairwell

7 Smart Ways to Hide Storage

These tips for camouflaging storage space will keep your compact home feeling clean and uncluttered.
July 21, 2014
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