Eco-Design

    Learn how design can be used to create a greener world, from sustainable architecture and tiny homes to eco-friendly remodeling and urban planning.
    Sunflower van conversion Dyllan interior
    Woman Leaves Corporate World For Van Life and Rescue Dogs
    Bastion House
    How to Understand the Scale of Embodied Carbon
    Glass coffee maker with reusable sits on a kitchen in front of the open window. 
    The 6 Best Reusable Coffee Filters of 2023
    Moving Parts
    'Moving Parts' Exhibit at Toronto's Interior Design Show Spotlights Tackling Climate Through Design
    Spider House by UID Architects interior
    This Unconventional Wood-Clad Residence Features Indoor Terraces
    Playing with gloves in the snow
    The 7 Best Pairs of Eco-Friendly Winter Gloves
    The Black and White Building
    London's 'Black and White' Building Is Complete—and It's a Knockout
    A forest of glulam
    Architects Need to Consider Human Health When Designing Any Structure
    Corner renovation by Panda Studio Architecture interior
    Small Home Renovation Includes Ingenious Indoor-Outdoor Kitchen
    Skinny glass towers on Billionaires' Row, New York City
    What Really Matters in Multi-Story Design? A New Study Looks at It All
    Porter shipping container house by Bob's Containers exterior
    Rentable Shipping Container House Comes With Roof Deck and Garage Door
    Pantheon
    Was Roman Concrete Especially Durable or Is Modern Concrete Exceptionally Crappy?
    Crane looming over construction site at sunset
    What Is Embodied Carbon? Overview and Examples
    Early BKK Cafe by Space+Craft exterior
    Zero Waste Community Cafe Built With Recycled Bottles and Milk Cartons
    Best Water-Saving Toilets
    The 7 Best Water-Saving Toilets of 2023
    Walled Garden maisonette renovation by Nimtim Architects exterior
    Victorian-Era Maisonette Revamped as a Down-to-Earth Residence
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    This Parisian Apartment Building Could Only Work With Single Stairs
    The British love their conservatory additions
    A 'Rebound Effect' May Cancel the Energy Benefits of Insulation
    Fangsong on the water
    Solar-Powered Houseboat Can Go 31 Miles Per Day on Sunshine
    Rosie van conversion exterior
    This CEO Manages Her Business While Living Van Life Full Time
    Shoji inspired micro-apartment renovation by maaxi interior
    Architect's Micro-Apartment Renovation Is Inspired by Japanese Design
    The future: low rise multifamily with bikes
    2022 in Review: The Year in Upfront Carbon
    Social housing window frames
    Saving Energy Requires Smaller Windows But Architects Like Them Big
    Exterior of High Street Apartments
    Australian Apartment Shows How Single Stairs Make Small Buildings Better
    A heat pump water heater installed in a basement
    What Is a Heat Pump Water Heater?
    Crawford with fence
    Can Architects Survive in a World Where We Have to Build Less?
    Installing a solar panel on an RV
    The 6 Best Solar Panels for RVs
    Construction sites china
    The Key to Green Building Is to Use Less Stuff
    DIY apartment renovation Melbourne living room
    Couple's Design-Forward DIY Makeover Transforms 1960s Apartment
    Kootenay tiny house by Tru Form Tiny interior
    Couple's Dream Tiny House Combines Coziness With Urban Chic
    Airport view
    Saudi Arabia Unveils Plan for the World's Largest Airport
    Highland Hemp House under construction
    Hempcrete Gets a Boost in US Residential Building Code
    Rise House by Ben Callery Architects exterior
    Small Heritage House Gets Parabolic Roof in Modern Makeover
    Pingtan Book House interior
    This Rural China Timber Library Spotlights How to Build Without Cement
    Gray and orange living room interiors
    What Is Slow Design? Principles, Sustainability, and Tips
    Young pigs stand in a pen at a farm in China.
    China's Vertical Pig Farms Have a Massive Carbon Impact
    Skinny house Toronto exterior
    Woman's Skinny House Is a Light-Filled Gem in the City
    Woman in glass corner
    How Can We Achieve Thermal Delight In Our Homes?
    Casa Gialla by Gon Architects interior
    Bright Attic Apartment Renovation Comes With Clever Outdoor Tub Surprise
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    The 15-Minute City Needs Small Business Saturday ... Every Day
    Dubai in a fog
    Is the Age of the Skyscraper Over? (It Should Be)
    Portable heat pump
    What Are Portable Heat Pumps?
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    How Does One Furnish a Home Sustainably?
    Book cover for "A House Needs to Breath ... Or Does It?"
    'A House Needs to Breathe... or Does It?' Is Essential Building Science Reading
    Outdoor unit of a heat pump heating on a house framed by roses
    What Is a Heat Pump? How Does It Work?
    Potato starch compostable wrapper
    Compostable and Biodegradable Plastics Provide False Sense of Responsibility
    Market exterior
    Markets Are More Than Just a Place to Shop
    Shiship shipping container cabin Repere Boreal exterior
    This Repurposed Shipping Container Is a Modern Cabin You Can Rent
    What is home?
    What Is an Ideal Home? Survey Shows Priorities Are Changing
    Boxabl goes to Washington
    Boxabl Launches $50K Foldable House
    Minimalist tiny house by Matt Goodman Architecture Office and Base Cabin interior
    This Ultra-Minimalist Cabin Is Flexible and Functional
    Commerce Photo Composite
    The 8 Best Bidet Attachments of 2023
    DIY tiny house by Carina Inka Dirtbag Minimal interior
    Woman Builds Her Own Extra-Wide Tiny House, With No Experience
    Water dripping from faucet
    The 9 Best Efficient Bathroom Faucets of 2023
    Commerce Photo Composite
    The 7 Best Bidet Seats of 2023
    House 184 by Blank Canvas Architects interior
    Victorian-Era Workers Cottage Renovated As Contemporary Family Home
    aerial view of building
    A Truly Green Building Doesn't Have Parking
    Birds in New York
    Change in Ontario Planning Regulations Could Kill Millions of Birds Along the Atlantic Flyway
    Best Thermal Curtains
    The 9 Best Thermal Curtains of 2023