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Karper building renovation by He! Architects interior
🐼Warehouse Converted Into Beautiful Residence With Natural, Low-Tech Materials
The 8 Best Tiny House Rentals of 2022
Best Tiny House Rentals of 2023
Best Plant Delivery Services
The Best Plant Delivery Services
Glass coffee maker with reusable sits on a kitchen in front of the open window. 
The 6 Best Reusable Coffee Filters of 2023
Playing with gloves in the snow
The 7 Best Pairs of Eco-Friendly Winter Gloves
A forest of glulam
ꦿArchitects Need to Consider Human Health When Designing Any Structure
Crane looming over construction site at sunset
What Is Embodied Carbon? Overview and Examples
Best Water-Saving Toilets
The 7 Best Water-Saving Toilets of 2023
The British love their conservatory additions
🐠A 'Rebound Effect' May Cancel the Energy Benefits of Insulation
The future: low rise multifamily with bikes
2022 in Review: The Year in Upfront Carbon
Social housing window frames
ꦓSaving 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?
Construction sites china
The Key to Green Building Is to Use Less Stuff
Highland Hemp House under construction
ꦚHempcrete Gets a Boost in US Residential Building Code
Pingtan Book House interior
ꦆThis Rural China Timber Library Spotlights How to Build Without Cement
Gray and orange living room interiors
🉐What Is Slow Design? Principles, Sustainability, and Tips
Woman in glass corner
How Can We Achieve Thermal Delight In Our Homes?
Dubai in a fog
Is the Age of the Skyscraper Over? (It Should Be)
Portable heat pump
What Are Portable Heat Pumps?
Outdoor unit of a heat pump heating on a house framed by roses
What Is a Heat Pump? How Does It Work?
Market exterior
Markets Are More Than Just a Place to Shop
Boxabl goes to Washington
Boxabl Launches $50K Foldable House
Commerce Photo Composite
The 8 Best Bidet Attachments of 2023
Water dripping from faucet
The 9 Best Efficient Bathroom Faucets of 2023
Commerce Photo Composite
The 7 Best Bidet Seats of 2023
aerial view of building
A Truly Green Building Doesn't Have Parking
Birds in New York
ꦍChange in Ontario Planning Regulations Could Kill Millions of Birds Along the Atlantic Flyway
Lido Beach House seen over dunes
ꩵThe Lido Beach House Is an Example of Modular Housing With Style
Source 2050
Get Your Passive House Parts at Source 2050
A permeable parking lot with grass growing between pavers.
What Is Hardscaping? Is It Sustainable?
Best Composting Toilets
The 5 Best Composting Toilets of 2023
London Wall West
🐷Greenwash Watch: Whole Life Carbon Assessments Are Being Questioned
Lumencache panel
The Home of Today Can Run on Direct Current
50 years ago: shag rug, open fires, shoes on in the house!
Air Is the New Poop
Reclaimed wooden wall with a wooden door, table sets and flowers in zinc vase in bright sunlight.
Is Reclaimed Wood Sustainable?
RESTORE front facade
💝‘Restore Passive House’ Is Designed for Marshall Fire Victims
greek hill town with white buildings
💎This Thinner, Light Radiative Cooling Paint Could Replace Your AC
Brick from salvaged chimney
How to Salvage Building Materials: 5 Tips
Riechstag dome with skylight
ꩲUN's Declaration on Sustainable Housing and Cities Is a Meaningless Mess
these tire shops are historic
♋This Useless Game Spotlights the Roadblocks to Fixing Our Cities
🌱The 'Ironclad Rule of Carbon' Means We Have to Change How We Think About Design
Small car in front of multifamily housing
🙈Car and Home Designs Prioritizing Sufficiency Can Drastically Cut Emissions
Painting the playroom with baby
The 8 Best Zero-VOC Paints of 2023
LVL Beam and Column
ওNew Wooden Office Building by Waugh Thistleton Is Absolutely 'LVLy'
Stone building is still being done
It's Time for a Stone Construction Renaissance
Shades on Charlotte
♏Nice Shades: This NYC Passivhaus Condo Has Terra-Cotta Baguettes
Concrete in Colorado
🌟The 2022 Habitat Competition Spotlights Climate-Positive Concrete Housing
solar roof on the Aegis Living Lake Union
🐽World's Greenest Senior Living Community Opens in Seattle
Bridge from above
🎉Here Is a Pedestrian Bridge That People May Want to Use
King William Housing exterior
💧Housing in a Hurry? This Passivhaus-Certified Modular Building Is All-Electric
Box for accessories ASUS
๊Good Laptop Packaging Design Can Reduce Waste and Help Our Tech Necks
View of architect Mies van der Rohe classic modernist Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois
7 Clearly Cool Glass Houses
Buildings in Milan have exterior shades and thick walls.
ꦰNice Shades: Study Shows Passive Cooling Can Help in a Heat Wave
Cement plant
🍃Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Cement Have Doubled—We Should Be Ashamed
Typing into a microwave
ജThe 4 Best Energy-Efficient Convection Microwave Ovens for Small Kitchens
Crowds on the beach in UK
We Can't Wait Any Longer to Deal With Heat Waves
Light blue paint dripping off a bristle brush into a can of light blue paint.
Milk Paint vs. Chalk Paint: Which Is Greener?