Evan Williams wants to build a net-zero home in San Francisco's Parnassus Heights. But in order to do so, the entrepreneur would raze his existing home, an idea that isn't sitting too well with the neighbors.
In the Catskills, a group of young architects are using reclaimed materials to construct a specially designed shelter for disabled and displaced felines. But they need your help in bringing the project to fruition ...
From Czech architect Marek Štěpán comes Freedomky, a stylish prefab retreat that's affordable, easy to install and — thanks to an optional 'independence' package — is capable of liberating its inhabitants from the grid.
Marrying ultra-efficiency, altruism and, most importantly, affordability, Green Planet Group and GE break ground on Eco Village at Dunedin, a net-zero energy townhouse community in west central Florida.
In an attempt to really utilize the shrinking amount of living space in cities, designer Aaron Cheng unveils a micro-apartment concept that, thanks to pneumatics, doubles as a parking space during the day.
Providing abundant natural daylighting and blurring the boundaries between the interior and exterior worlds, a home boasting a massive glass wall — or two or three — can hold endless architectural appeal to those who don’t mind sacrificing privacy.
Micro spa, anyone? Architect Valentini Maini really makes the best of limited square footage by concealing a full-sized bathtub within a dining bench in her 269-square-foot transformer apartment in Barcelona.