Green Outdoors

In a Spectacular Clifftop Cave, a Cozy Cabin
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In a Spectacular Clifftop Cave, a Cozy Cabin

Built into a natural rock platform in Australia's Blue Mountains, Lionel Buckett's... Read more

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A Sonoma Retreat Nutures Nature, Body, and Soul A Sonoma Retreat Nutures Nature, Body, and Soul

Case Study of a Sonoma retreat with a landscaping program as eco-sensitive as it is design-forward. Read more

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Modest South Carolina Shelter Modest South Carolina Shelter

You could do a lot worse than to get off the big road, drive through a place like Lake City, and discover a house on a hillside like this one. Read more

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The California Redwood Co. Introduces Reclaimed Planters The California Redwood Co. Introduces Reclaimed Planters

Hand-built planters that include reclaimed redwood are the latest additions to the outdoor garden and patio products from the California Redwood Co. Read more

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Solar Decathlon Houses Promote Outdoor Living

Several of the teams entered into the 2011 DOE Solar Decathlon made their required 1,000-square-foot or smaller floor plans live larger through thoughtful incorporation of outdoor spaces. Read more

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Case Study: Going for Gold in North Carolina Case Study: Going for Gold in North Carolina

A North Carolina home reads like a playbook for optimized building science techniques with the certifications to prove it. Read more

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Case Study: Luxury Santa Monica Townhomes Aim for LEED-Gold

Sustainability meets high-end coastal living in these six townhouses near downtown Santa Monica, Calif. Read more

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Practical, Functional Home Features Trump Extravagance

Interest in home systems, technologies, and specialty rooms is trending in a more pragmatic direction, say architects. Read more

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Merit Award: Jewell Street, Austin, Texas Merit Award: Jewell Street, Austin, Texas

A gentle facelift of the existing home combines with a modern, edgy rear addition. Read more

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Structural Integrity Structural Integrity

There are a lot of people out there who can credibly call themselves green builders, but we don't know any custom builder who lives and breathes the green way more than David Warner. Read more

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