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Keep a Family Cow and Enjoy Delicious Milk, Cream, Cheese and More

Have a cow! Here’s what you need to know to buy and care for a family cow. You’ll have a blast, plus save money on dairy products (and even meat).<p>By Karen Keb<p>Photo by JASON HOUSTON

Homesteading Quantified: How Much Land You Need To Go Off The Grid

The original homesteaders, the pioneers who went West, were following the American dream as it was understood in the 19th century -- they wanted a house, and land, and a farm, of their own. Those who become homesteaders today aren't necessarily aspirational in the same way; instead, they're looking …

Stories of People Who Are Doing it: Living Greener, Off-the-Grid

“Off-the-grid” may conjure images of die-hard survivalists, but the term actually has a spectrum of meaning.<p>“Now more people are starting to understand how quickly we are driving toward the edge of our ecological capacity on the planet,” said Katrina Morgan, principal architect for Fermata …

A zero-energy micro-home for off-grid living

<i>(Credit: FITS)</i><p><b>A non-profit green technology company in Romania has unveiled a prefabricated house that has the capacity to be powered entirely by</b> …

Articles about dwell homes grid on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>During the conference, Dwell’s exclusive home tours offered the rare chance to visit some of the most inspiring private...<p>After a successful kick-off program in San Diego, we’re now making our …

Articles about dwell homes grid part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside …

IT Dad's Dream to Sail His 10 Children to Alaska in a Giant Off-Grid Barge Nears Reality

To fulfill a longstanding dream to sail his 10 children to Alaska, Eddie Ebel recruited two of his oldest sons to construct a giant off-grid barge. …

High Fashion Goes Off the Grid With This 14'-by-14' Cabin

For a pared-down escape from the demanding world of haute couture, fashion stylist <b>Scott Newkirk</b> retreats to this hand-built, technology-free cabin in Yulan, N.Y. Boasting a mere 196 square feet—because that's what micro homes do these days, they boast—the place is downright diminutive, but it seems …

DIY Hermit Houses: Tiny, Off-Grid Customizable Living Units

These awesome Hermit Houses are tiny portable units that you can build your own cozy habitat. Envisioned by Dutch designers Daniël Venneman and Mark …

DIY Solar Thermal Panel Made with 275 Aluminum Cans Takes a Seattle Home Office Off-Grid

When Peter Rowan left corporate life to pursue a career writing fiction and teaching, he needed a little office in which to work. So he decided to …

The Rock Bottom is a tiny off-grid reading cabin built for just $300 in Vermont

Tiny homes are becoming more ubiquitous as the movement picks up steam, and the king of tiny homes, Derek Diedricksen, just finished a new 8’ by 8’ …

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Articles about small wooden box home portland on Dwell.com - Dwell

The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh …

Articles about murphys law on Dwell.com - Dwell

Pieces from furniture and textile designer Zoe Murphy were among of the standouts during our weekend tour of Tent London, an...<p>You may recognize an Accessory Dwelling Unit (or ADU) by one of its many other names, including in-law unit, granny flat, laneway...<p>An architect reimagines an outdated …

Articles about storage smart renovation new york city on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.<p>With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...<p>With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team …

Articles about 10 tiny houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm …

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Articles about 7 clever loft spaces small places on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but …

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Articles about sustainably built home rural ontario on Dwell.com - Dwell

For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.<p>A director and professor at Auburn’s acclaimed architectural lab talk about the next 20 years of sustainable, rural design.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in …

Articles about passive progressive on Dwell.com - Dwell

Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit...<p>You’re probably not going to believe this story. But it’s true. All of what follows is true.<p>Virtually unknown in the United States, Passive Houses are starting to make a …

Articles about green and affordable living montana on Dwell.com - Dwell

As demands rise for sustainability and affordability in residential housing, many academic institutions are racing to hold an...<p>For some, living “green” is all about making a statement. But for Petz Scholtus, it boils down to common sense.<p>Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, …

Articles about epic plot on Dwell.com - Dwell

The good folks at Epic Software are building a video production studio out of old shipping containers just outside of Houston,...<p>With its serene beauty, we believe that Portugal is a must-see destination for all design lovers.<p>After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New …

Articles about platform living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...<p>Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.<p>With our latest platform release, you can now continuously scroll through stories, and easily add your photo uploads …

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Articles about southern greens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Louisville, Kentucky, is a river town built around 19th-century commerce and trade.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>Our latest stop in the Monogram Modern Home Tour took us to Atlanta, Georgia, where District Design Week at Westside Provisions...<p>If good fences make good …

Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

Articles about contemporary nordic town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>This prefabricated dwelling is the first thing visitors see …

Articles about first leed homes–rated house utah on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives tuck Utah’s first LEED for Homes–rated house onto the side...<p>A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED …

Articles about emerald rough on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.<p>Architect Ken Meffan's ten-years-in-the-making home is in the tiny Northern California town of Rough and Ready—a term that might...<p>There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so …

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Articles about small footprint fayetteville on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...<p>I've always been a firm believer that …

8 Simple Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter

With these gadgets you'll be feeding your pets when you're not at home and discovering how much energy those old appliances are sucking.<p>With these gadgets you'll be feeding your pets when you're not at home and discovering how much energy those old appliances are sucking.