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Stunning Somerset passive house embraces wood and light

This article was originally published in issue 14 of Passive House Plus magazine. Want immediate access to all back issues and exclusive extra …

5 little-known ways to separate the kitchen from the living room

Open plan living is favoured by many interior designers, and we have to admit we're big fans of it ourselves. We love that free flowing energy …

Tinhouse / Rural Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tinhouse by Rural Design, is located on the northwestern tip of the Isle of Skye, on a steeply sloping …

How houses were cooled before air conditioning

It’s too darn hot<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>On these sweltering midsummer days, it’s natural to want nothing more than to sit in front of an air …

Arts and Crafts movement

Farmhouse-inspired home goes passive on a shoestring

This article was originally published in issue 14 of Passive House Plus magazine. Want immediate access to all back issues and exclusive extra …

This Oklahoma Couple Ditched Their Big City Home to Build a 'Not-So-Big House'

After a put-things-in-perspective vacation, a city-dwelling Oklahoma couple decided to pare down.<p>The idea for Josh and Katie McCullocks' 1,000-square-foot house began two years ago, not long after the couple's youngest son, Fischer, then eight months old, needed open-heart surgery. The minute he …

Airstream

E-Type house is winning solution for architect's own family

Like its automobile namesake, the E-Type house turns heads. And just like the car, it was designed for performance.<p>But this is also a house that was …

Superadobe: Using soil to build sustainable houses

In the age of climate change, building sustainable structures can save many lives.<p>And this what environmentalists Beau Baconguis and Ipat Luna have …

Extreme Weather

You've never seen a kitchen island sink like this

Everyone wants more room in the kitchen, and it turns out that plunking your sink in the middle of the kitchen island is a big waste of space.<p>It was a realization that dawned on kitchen designer Matthew Quinn 12 years ago while working with a 6-foot-wide island.<p>"As soon as we put the sink in the …

Eco-Conscious Summer House in Maine Elevates Simple Materials

Pine and fiber-cement clapboard combine to magical effect<p>Summer homes on the Design Internet seem to come in two flavors—covetably luxurious or realistically aspirational enough to fool us into thinking we could one day have one of our own.<p>This 1,600-square-foot, three-bedroom house in Freeport, …

Architecture

Who needs a kitchen stove when you have a TILLREDA

When TreeHugger founder Graham Hill built his first LifeEdited apartment, there were very few things that he did without. One surprising omission was …

Nifty Modern House in Wisconsin Blends in with Dense Forest Landscape

When brilliant architecture meets a breathtaking natural landscape, the result is often a dream home that not only offers you a window into an exotic …

Architecture

150 Best Cottage and Cabin Ideas

The latest volume in the popular 150 Best series, 150 Best Cottage Cabin Ideas is your ultimate resource for creating the ideal remote retreat. …

Space-saving units put sprawling furniture to bed

Gil's Casa Collection company has been designing furniture for small and difficult spaces since 1992. Among the items it produces are hanging beds, …

Furniture

Could this venture-backed zero energy house revolutionize the home building industry?

What if you could buy an affordable Zero Energy home that could be erected on your property in a matter of days, instead of the many months it …

A Japanese style tiny house that's Passive House

We love Passive House or Passivhaus, the incredibly efficient building standard that sets an absolute limit on how much energy one can use per square …

Top 15 Shed Designs and Their Costs: Styles, Costs, and Pros and Cons

Summer is coming fast and you’ve been dying to dive right into a new home improvement project. Last year you were so excited about building a pool, …

An 85-Year-Old 'Tiny House' in the Style of Frank Lloyd Wright

(Image credit: Adam Green via Curbed)<p>We often talk about tiny houses and small space living as if they're a new thing, but the truth is that little …

Modern Ski Chalet In Quebec Serves As The Ideal Family Retreat

Ski chalets are often perceived as old, rustic cabins when in fact only some of them follow this pattern. Modern ones are usually a lot brighter and …

cargo architecture completes villa boreale in eastern quebec

<b>cargo architecture clads villa boreale in quebec with black metal and white cedar</b><br>all images by dave tremblay for 1Px photography<p><b>in charlevoix, an</b> …

Prefab Timber Cabin Offers Rustic Retreat and Killer Views in Washington

It packs a lot into just 850 square feet<p>Vancouver, British Columbia-based firm Platform Architecture + Design created this angular timber cabin for a young family in Oroville, Washington (about three-and-a-half hours northwest of Spokane, in the eastern part of the state) and it's a real …

Prefab Homes

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