Green Home

A Costa Rican Family Stays Connected in Three Shipping Container Homes
These eco-friendly shipping container homes allow three young adult children to be independent while staying close to family.
A Black Stucco Home in Dallas Is Surrounded by Eye-Popping Greenery
A Texas interior designer expands her vision outdoors with a water-wise garden.
These Contemporary Lake Tahoe Chalets Have Ski-In, Ski-Out Access
Located at the Northstar Resort in Truckee, California, these LEED Gold residences offer views of the slopes—and a few are...
A Gardener's Home in Argentina Boasts Flowing Green Spaces
A continuous garden terrace connects each floor of this sustainable urban infill project in San Isidro.
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They're Made
Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently become some of the most striking and important...
7 Reliable Prefab Companies in California
You don't have to look far to find a host of experienced designers and builders of prefab homes in the Golden State.
Raised in Just 10 Days, This Airtight Prefab Is a Lesson in Efficiency
This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect...
A Landscape Designer's 5 Main Tips For Bringing the Outdoors In
A recent NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxins within 24 hours, while other studies have...
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the...
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.
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Denver's Energy Efficient Home
John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
Xeros Effect
Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
7 Modern Modular and Prefabricated Homes in the UK
Thanks to the efficiency, flexibility, and affordability that prefabricated homes can offer, they’ve continued to gain popularity...
7 Companies That Can Help You Make Your Eco-Pod
If you like the cozy, low maintenance joy of small space living, then you’ll probably find eco-pods very appealing.
9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers
These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as...
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out...
Stay in a Tiny, Eco-Friendly House in a Portuguese Schist Village
Three former animal sheds take on new life as minimalist retreats in the tiny, rural village of Ferraria de São João in Portugal.
A Modern Green Home in a Historic Colonial Town
A sustainable home in Lexington, Massachusetts, brings contemporary design to an unexpected region.
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
5 Energy-Efficient and Stylish Ways to Shade Your Windows
Louvers, jalousies, frits, awnings, and exterior shutters—learn about some of the best-looking and effective ways to achieve a...
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits...
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
Make This Enchanting Swedish Greenhouse Your Home For $864K
An eco-friendly, lakeside abode with an impressive rooftop terrace is nestled within a greenhouse near Gothenburg.

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