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Solar-powered seaside cabin blends prefab design with traditional building techniques

This small solar-powered hideaway in British Columbia mirrors the natural incline of the cliff on which it sits. Architecture studio Battersby Howat …

Simple Elegance: 12 Remote Slovenian Homes at One With the Landscape

Slovenian architecture emerges from its geography. Identified by four macro regions, from the Alpine and Mediterranean areas to Dinaric and Pannonian landscapes, Slovenia is known for its rich environmental context. As one of the most water-rich countries in Europe, the mountainous nation-state has …

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

TinkerBox / Studio MM Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A …

A Concrete Home That Fuses Creativity With Functionality

Allow us to come right out and say that we are legitimately blown away by the German home in the spotlight today. Here's a great example of how and …

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

Energy Efficient House Plans

<b>To quench my continuing curiosity with small house options, I’ve done extensive research on small, energy efficient, house plans.</b> Since it’s very …

Coastal eco-bungalow bucks the trend for sprawling suburban developments in Australia

Australian design studio Bourne Blue Architecture is bucking the trend for large suburban developments at a popular coastal village with their design …

Acre Designs Wants To Change The Way We Buy And Build Houses

Most new homes that are being built in the U.S. today really aren’t all that different from those that were built 30 years ago. Some materials may be different, but most builders haven’t really kept up with the times. Y Combinator-backed Acre Designs wants to change this by building zero-energy …

Housing

A Concrete Home In Melbourne By Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

Australian architecture practice Jackson Clements Burrows Architects designed a concrete home with a see-through facade located in Melbourne.Read more

Articles about 7 modern wooden facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>Whether it’s a place to rest your saucers or your sneakers, …

A 1980s house gets a contemporary update by Hillam Architects

Hillam Architects were asked by their client to design an update for their 1980’s home in Perth, Australia.<p>Hillam Architects completed various …

Architecture

Edentwin: A Compact Pair of Houses in Downtown Raleigh

The Raleigh Architecture Company designed a pair of homes in close proximity to one another as urban infill housing. Edentwin consists of two houses …

Architecture

Architizer

Dwell Development's outstanding zero-energy Emerald Star home in Seattle is almost entirely reclaimed

1/15<p>Dwell Emerald Star home<p>This daylit home built using state-of-the-art green technology and reclaimed materials promises to become the first Built …

Bricks, doors and roof tiles recycled by Phooey Architects for Melbourne house extension

The walls of this extension to a house in Melbourne feature a mismatched pattern of bricks and roof slates, sourced when part of the original …

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A Chicago house that is "healthy, efficient, and right-sized for comfortable living"

There's a whole village of green houses open for touring in Chicago this weekend, and one of them is a Passive House with a catchy name: the …

A floor-to-ceiling tour of America's most energy-efficient home

Yesterday, I introduced you to the Zero Home: The first single-family smart home to be certified as net-zero energy-efficient in Climate Zone 5, …

Home Improvement

Passive House Days: Go inside warm homes without furnaces Friday-Sunday

Wander inside and ask questions about six high-performance Portland dwellings from Friday, Nov. 7 through Sunday, Nov. 9. The free self-guided tour …

Net zero home planned in North Chattanooga as example of energy sustainable housing

Renderings make it look mod, this narrow house balanced atop a hill, with air flowing through it in a climate-controlling pattern and patios that …

Articles about kansas city home looks its neighbors reveals truly modern sensibility on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing on family lore and the vernacular of a venerable neighborhood, an architect creates a comfortable, adaptable home for his...<p>A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five...<p>Kansas City is a sprawling 318 square …

Articles about floating prefab house brings smart design seattle waterfront on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ten Steps To Heaven: $1,599,999.<p>A water purifier, energy source, and Internet hub all in one.<p>Czech architects unveil a floating, modular living concept.<p>Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current.<p>Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes.<p>A …

Design Workshop: How to Make a Home Sit Lightly on the Land

Architecture’s relationship to nature — the building site — is something architects and designers must consider in the opening act of any project. …

World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Hits the Market

Green building has entered an exciting new realm. Archiblox, an Australian architecture firm, has unveiled the world's first carbon-positive …

Eco-Friendly Homes

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Warm Elegance Defining the Brand New Midvale Courtyard House in Wisconsin

Dealing with an old house is never an easy job. You have to understand the premises, the values, the connection between the owner and the house …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Modern Residence Seamlessly Integrating into the Landscape in Ottawa, Canada

Recently designed by Christopher Simmonds, this clean-lined modern residence located in Ottawa, Canada is a sanctuary of peace and tranquility. …

Ultramodern, Sleek House With Sharp Lines

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