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Recycled Wood Stars in an Ogle-Worthy Renovation in Australia
Melbourne architect and designer Travis Walton elevates a rustic retreat with a strategic combination of recycled wood, concrete,...
Recycling the Unrecyclable
It is nearly impossible to talk about materials today without invoking a full-fledged powwow about life cycle analysis, carbon...
A Tiny House Made of Sand and Recycled Materials Lands in Times Square
The 176-square-foot home by Fernando Mastrangelo, built entirely from reclaimed materials, warns against climate change.
Recycled Red Brick Wraps Two Affordable Rental Homes in Australia
In a Melbourne neighborhood, two infill residences combat urban sprawl and raise the bar for sustainable rental housing.
Recycled Paper Lights
I recently came across the work of Pia Wüstenberg, a German-born designer whose recent obsession is transforming piles of waste...
Recycled Tube Light by Castor
The Recycled Tube Light by Canadian design studio Castor is a great example of upcycling done right.
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
From Italy: Recycled Tile Wallpaper
Our first stop on day one of our week of tile-mania at Cersaie was at the booth of tile manufacturer Trend, an Italian company...
Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated.
The Inventor of Granito Explains Why We Should Recycle Old Buildings—Right Where They Stand
When Paris-based designer Anna Saint Pierre saw the massive granite slabs that were slated to be replaced in the conversion of an...
This Hurricane-Resistant Prefab Is Made From More Than 600,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles
In Nova Scotia, a prefab beach house makes history as the first-ever home built with PET core foam technology.
Scandinavian Rag Rugs Made from Recycled Denim
Nudie Jeans Co, a Swedish denim label known for producing 100% organic jeans that command a cult following, is branching into the...
New York's Newest Park Sits on Recycled Demolition Debris
A newly completed landscape design by West 8 continues the transformation of a once abandoned military base in the New York City...
Clean Lines and Recycled Materials Compose this Modern Los Angeles Home
A sustainable building leader in Los Angeles combines mindful design with eco-friendly practices.
A New Sustainable Subscription Program Is Helping Us Rethink the Way We Shop for Linens
San Francisco-based Coyuchi—pioneers in coastal-inspired organic cotton textiles for the home—is introducing a new subscription...
Before & After: A Dilapidated Dormitory in Taipei Is Transformed Into a Lush Family Home
JC Architecture turns a Japanese university staff dormitory into a “Living Lab” made from 70% recycled materials.
A Surprising London Townhouse Filled With Intriguing Geometry Asks $2.4M
This late-’80s home by Sean Madigan and Stephen Donald features a facade of recycled bricks and a hollowed-out concrete pillar at...
This Open-Air Retreat Feels Right at Home Nestled Between the Sea and Jungle
Designed by Ambrosi | Etchegaray, Casa Volta stands out as a trio of vaulted structures made of recycled materials.
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian...
Affordable Shipping Container Tiny Homes Get the Green Light in the UK
Eight shipping containers will be recycled into green-roofed homes for low-income residents in Aylesbury, England.