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Tiny Home With a Flexible Interior


The recently completed Pacific Harmony tiny home, designed and built by the firm Handcrafted Movement, features superb craftsmanship and some unique interior layout ideas, which make it appear much more spacious than it is.

Paris is Getting a Vertical Forest Tower


Towers covered with greenery are not a new idea and the first ones are already getting built around the globe in an effort to fight the alarming pollution present in some cities.

Light-filled Tiny House Made of Reclaimed Materials


I prefer rustic style tiny homes over the more modern, minimalist ones, and the new creation by tiny house maker Wood & Heart, based in New Hampshire, is a prime example of everything done right.

Super-Thin Solar Cell


Solar energy will very likely be the main source of power as the world continues to strive toward greater sustainability.

Recycled Tile Used to Reduce Solar Heat Gain


Poor insulation is one of the main problems when renovating old homes into modern residences. It results in excessive heat gain during the summer, and heat loss in the winter.

Tiny House Development in Detroit Aims to Offer Affordable Housing


The Detroit-based non-profit Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) recently unveiled the first six tiny homes already completed as part of their affordable housing solution in the area.

Google Making Breakthroughs in Finding Better Energy Storage Solutions


Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has a so-called X division, which works on highly experimental projects.

Unusual Stackable Cabin That Can be Used as Disaster Relief Housing


The Ljubljana, Slovenia-based OFIS Architects recently completed a unique cabin, which could serve as a tiny dwelling, a vacation home, housing for researchers, or even a shelter.

Tiny House That Actually Lives Up to Its Name


It seems that the trend lately is to build tiny homes that are as large as they can be. It makes sense, since more and more people are downsizing to tiny homes as full time residences.

Family Moves to a Tiny Home


Tiny homes are ideal for singles and couples, but once you bring a small child or two into the mix and things get complicated.

Solar Powered Theatre in France is a Real Feat in Engineering


The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban recently completed a very interesting and innovative theater building in Paris, France.

Pop-Up Hostel Coming Soon to the Welsh Countryside


The firm Miller Kendrick Architects of London, UK recently completed a unique pop-up cabin in the Welsh Countryside.

A Former Factory Worker’s Cottage Converted into a Home


Renovating an existing building can sometimes be the greenest choice, and this revamping of a traditional worker’s cottage into a modern family home is certainly a prime example of this.

Sprawling Shipping Container Home Built in California


Some years ago the London-based architect James Whitaker designed an interesting shipping container office, which was unfortunately never built.  But earlier this year, a film producer from LA came across the plans and commissioned Whitaker to build him a home in the same style on his 90-acre (36-hectare) plot in Joshua Tree, California.

The World’s Largest Vertical Garden Rises in Colombia


Green facades, or just adding some greenery to city buildings, help purify the air and make the cityscape that much more beautiful.

Tiny Home That Offers Plenty of Storage Space


Tiny homes are all about downsizing, and in the beginning of the movement that meant getting rid of everything but the bare essentials when it comes to clothes and other material possessions.

Capsule Hotel Makes Layovers More Comfortable at an Italian Airport


Flying is anything but great for the environment, but it has become pretty much unavoidable. It has also become a lot less comfortable than it used to be just 20 years ago.

Turning Food Leftovers Into Energy Fast


A team of researchers at Cornell University has discovered a process of turning leftover food into energy much faster than already existing methods.

Construction of the World’s Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Soon be Underway


Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has unveiled plans for what he is calling the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower.

A Century Old Windmill Transformed Into a Cozy Guesthouse


Giving old buildings new life is one of the pillars of sustainable living, so it’s always great to see such renovations take place.


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