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Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that loves to enjoy the elements.
May 21, 2016
Retirement Never Looked Better and More Sustainable
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest lightly on the land.
May 17, 2016
This Modern Prefab is Perfect for Mom
An octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
May 9, 2016
An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard
This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.
April 25, 2016
Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of color and texture.
January 1, 2015
A Sustainable Educational Center for the Boy Scouts of America
The Boy Scouts of America builds a sustainable tree house in West Virginia.
November 18, 2013