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7 (Nearly) Net-Zero Homes

Hay insulation, passive solar, drought-tolerant gardens: Behold the following 7 houses from Dwell's pages that give back by striving for net-zero status.
January 28, 2014
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Empire State of Modern: 7 Upstate New York Houses

Where does Upstate New York begin? Ask a New York City dweller and they are likely to tell you that "Upstate" means anything north of the Cross-Westchester Expressway. Wherever its southern boundary lies, there is plenty of Upstate New York to go around and, as it turns out, plenty of noteworthy residential architecture, too. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some of our favorite Empire State houses.
December 11, 2013
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How To: Green Your Roof

No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll find plenty of ideas for the final (green) frontier: the green roof.
December 2, 2013
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BoConcept and Smart Team Up to Make Urban Living Easier

For years automative brand Smart and BoConcept, a Danish modern furniture retailer have been providing our industries with innovative design. Having shared their extensive experience providing solutions for urban living, Smart and BoConcept partner up to make city living a little easier by introducing the Fortwo signature style car and the Smartville collection of matching furniture and accessories.
November 17, 2013
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Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced

Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Schmidt Family Foundation and the Dutch Postcode Lottery. Winners will be announced on November 15, 2013 and will share a cash prize of $250,000.
September 16, 2013
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Green Car Buying Advice

Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, dispenses buying advice for the latest fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly models.
September 9, 2013
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Sneak Peek: Green Rooftop Deck in North Dakota

In our October issue (on newsstands September 10), we tour developer Doug Burgum's green rooftop deck filed with local grasses and plants, LED-illuminated privacy screens, and a natural-gas fireplace. Stay tuned by checking back on September 5 for a better view!
September 1, 2013
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6 Issues Dedicated to Sustainable Architecture and Design

At Dwell, we jumped on the sustainability wagon early on and it has always been an incredibly important tenet of our design philosophy. Check out these 6 issues from our archives to see all the ways that sustainable is where it's at.
August 26, 2013
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3 Reclaimed Wood Designs

We'd all like to do our part in cutting back on waste so how better to contribute than by doing something you directly and immediately benefit from in the process? By purchasing furniture and products made from reclaimed and recycled wood, we eliminate the incessant cutting down of new trees and end up with possessions that are both beautiful and have a little history. Check out three of our favorite reclaimed wood designs here.
August 6, 2013
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