November 1, 2001
When water is scarce, collecting rain in a cistern and pumping it into your house make good sense
May 1, 2001
On Martha's Vineyard, a co-housing project sets an example of sensitive development, affordable housing and community building
September 1, 2000
Yes, recycled lumber and plantation-grown lumber cost more, but designing smaller houses, orienting them for solar gain and minimizing job-site waste don't
January 1, 1995
A demonstration house in Canada shows new approaches to energy-efficient, environmentally sensitive construction
November 1, 1993
To conserve materials and save money, avoid overbuilding and design on 4-ft. modules
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