December 4, 2007
Lime-based plaster creates a durable wall finish that's a breath of fresh air
November 6, 2007
Testing an attainable approach to green practices, an architect designs his own home for a friendly fit in a historic district
Faced with strict historic building guidelines, an architect gets clever to stay green
July 1, 2007
Are building officials' practices encouraging builders to perform mediocre work?
David Eisenberg discusses the impacts of construction and development on the environment. Some of his examples will surprise you.
April 1, 2007
Innovative site work and a thoughtful floor plan preserve views and a stand of mature pine trees.
An architect designs a small in-town house that uses sustainable materials, solar energy, and water conservation to improve quality of life (and afford it)
March 6, 2007
Modular home development and styles today differ greatly than their Eisenhower counterparts
March 1, 2007
Rising energy costs, climate change, and a new social conscience are complicating the way we build
February 27, 2007
In an excerpt from her book, The Simple Home, architect Sarah Nettleton describes the process behind creating a home that embodies "the luxury of enough."
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