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Maxon Studio home office on train tracks by Olson Kundig Aaron Leitz exterior
This Ingenious Home Office Rolls Into the Forest on Train Tracks
Birdhouse accessory dwelling unit by North Arrow Studio exterior
'Birdhouse' is a Delightful Small Home Designed Around 3 Large Trees
Essential Homes Research Project by Norman Foster Foundation & Holcim exterior
These Low-Carbon Modular Shelters Offer Dignity and Well-Being to Displaced People
Strawbale homestead by Martin Liefhebber & Harvest Homes & Evolve Builders exterior
Family's Straw Bale Eco-Homestead Operates Off the Grid
Split Space backyard office by William Tozer Associates exterior
This Modern Backyard Office Comes With a Climbing Wall
Termite mound in Waterberg, Namibia / detail of the egress complex
Termites Outsmart Humans When it Comes to HVAC Systems
Tile Nest House by H&P Architects
This Modern House Has a Sun-Shading Skin of Traditional Terracotta Tiles
Artist's tiny house Cam Oliver interior
Man's Art-Filled Tiny House Is a True Gem of Creativity
Monolocale EFFE by Archiplan Studio interior
Renaissance-Era Micro-Apartment Renovated Into Elegant Home
Cork House by Nimtim Architects exterior
Family's Renovated Cork House Balances Beauty with Sustainability
IWI Pod by Juan Ruiz and Amelia Tapia exterior
This Modern Multipurpose Cabin Unfolds Like an Accordion
BeâCHâlet mattr studio interior
Architect's DIY Beachside Apartment Is a Space-Saving Wonder
Mini Loft in Bermondsey by Studio 29 interior
Architect Converts Victorian Factory Space Into Cozy Mini-Loft
Special educators tiny house interior
Spacious Tiny House is Home to Educator and 3 Dogs
Hutt House by Melbourne Design Studios exterior
Beautiful Hütt House Blends Biophilia With Passivhaus
388 Barkly Townhouse style apartments by Breathe Architecture + DREAMER interior
These Sustainable 'Townhouse-Style' Apartments Are Designed With Families in Mind
Oyaki Farm by Tono Mirai Architects roof
Rammed Earth & Wood Embrace the Sky in This Modern Cafe
Saltviga House by Kolman Boye Architects exterior
Serene Seaside Retreat Is Built With Wood Scraps
BLOXS modular tiny home exterior
BLOXS Is a Premium Modular Tiny Home Made With Cross-Laminated Timber
Casa Gialla by Gon Architects
When Designing a Small Space, Keep These Principles in Mind
Macchia tiny house interior
Elemental Self-Built Tiny House Breaks All the Design Rules
Fruit Box renovation by Nimtim Architects interior
Terrace House Reimagined As Flexible and Robust Family Home
Karper building renovation by He! Architects interior
Warehouse Converted Into Beautiful Residence With Natural, Low-Tech Materials
An outdoor balcony with potted plants and two people lounging and visiting
Former Single Family Home Converted Into Vibrant Co-Living Spaces
Cork House by Polysmiths interior
Bright and Airy Cork House Is an Example of 'Beautiful Sustainability'
Bastion House
How to Understand the Scale of Embodied Carbon
The Black and White Building
London's 'Black and White' Building Is Complete—and It's a Knockout
Skinny glass towers on Billionaires' Row, New York City
What Really Matters in Multi-Story Design? A New Study Looks at It All
Was Roman Concrete Especially Durable or Is Modern Concrete Exceptionally Crappy?
exterior of building
This Parisian Apartment Building Could Only Work With Single Stairs
Airport view
Saudi Arabia Unveils Plan for the World's Largest Airport
Young pigs stand in a pen at a farm in China.
China's Vertical Pig Farms Have a Massive Carbon Impact
Book cover for "A House Needs to Breath ... Or Does It?"
'A House Needs to Breathe... or Does It?' Is Essential Building Science Reading
What is home?
What Is an Ideal Home? Survey Shows Priorities Are Changing
Passive house development area, Bahnstadt, Heidelberg, Germany
What Is a Passive House? Principles and Design
Rose Apartments from Street
Housing for Young Adults Brings Back the Classic California Courtyard
Great Brockerage Rear
Retrofit Is RIBA South West Building of the Year
British cavity wall with insulation
What Is a Thermal Bypass? Another Thing for Builders to Worry About
Orsted Gardens exterior corridor
A Guide to Creating a Sustainable Living Environment in Apartments
front facade of 79 King Street
This Mass Timber Passivhaus Rental Building Is Perfect for Active Adults
Sid Lee Interior
Sid Lee Architecture's 'Biosquare' Is a Biophilic Renovation of a 60-Year-Old Office Building
Westonbirt Shelter
This Pringle-Shaped Shelter Is a Great Example of 'Design Efficiency'
my favorite building in Vienna
An Architect's Guide to Building Better Housing
Nokken in a field
Nokken Isn't a Tiny House, It's a Business in a Box
looking out from living room
Are Wood Stoves and Big Windows Still the Stuff That Dreams Are Made of?
Potting Shed in Allotment Garden
The 2022 'Shed of the Year' Is a House of Doors
modular house plans
This Modular House From the '60s Is Still an Inspiration
Pretty Good House book cover
'Pretty Good House: A Guide To Creating Better Homes' Is a Pretty Good Book
Front Facade
Toronto Residential Building Is Our New Poster Child for Sustainable Design
Oasis Towers from distance
MVRDV Designs a Green Haven Among Skyscrapers
parking structure converted to office
The Greenest Building Is Flexible, Adaptable, and Universal
Texas Children's Hospital Interior
The Hospital of the Future Will Be Grown, Not Built
World of Volvo
Sweden's World of Volvo Timber Building Celebrates the Right to Roam
Insulating an existing building with rock wool
Adaptive Reuse Is the Architectural Challenge of the Present—Not the Future
This Anonymous Manifesto Outlines How Architects Can Design for Degrowth
Top of buiding
Brazil's Skinny Residential Tower Can Be a Model for Marvelous North American Housing
CABNs on dunes
These Prefab Cabins Are a Conscious Consumer's Dream
100 Liverpool Street
Stirling Prize Short List Raises the Question: What Is Climate-Responsible Design?
The End of THE LINE
The Linear City Is Reborn With Saudi Arabia's Plans for a 106-Mile Mirrored City