Issue 251 – HOUSES 2015
This unassuming island home combines abundant windows for light and views with inviting nooks for cloudy-day refuge.
This Texas house borrows from the ground and the sky to achieve net-zero energy use and complete water independence.
This midcentury style of Joseph Eichler proves a fitting framework for a contemporary remodel.
A Revolutionary War–era stone farmhouse is restored with a preservationist’s attention to detail.
This home in north Idaho puts savvy space planning and craftsmanship on display while offering an alternative to conventional home building.
The surprising hotbeds of design, construction, remodeling, and more.
Before considering PV panels, integrate passive strategies into the core of your home’s design to reap savings in heating and cooling costs.
The Big Deal About Tiny Houses
Four principles of intentional living from the tiny-house movement
Fixtures and Materials
Lessons from commercial construction
When I was eight years old and saw a crew framing a house, I thought that had to be the coolest job in the world. I still think so. There…
Paul Scialla: Wellness Real-Estate Pioneer
Founded by this former Goldman Sachs partner, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has developed a standard for healthy buildings that could do for occupant health what LEED has done for sustainability.