Translucent Energy Efficient East Coast Home

Posted 20 days ago by

Energy efficiency and all of its perks typically comes in a brand new, shiny wrapped package. But for a unique little 19th century residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts, sustainability is a wonderful characteristic on top of the new futuristic look this renovated home possesses. The simple shaped architecture of the space is transformed by translucent plastic panels…

Off The Grid Solomare Hotel at Punta del Diablo

Posted 26 days ago by

Located on the shores of Punta del Diablo in Uruguay are a few little off-the-grid huts built by a female surfer who likes to getaway to the beach as often as possible. Painted blue and sitting on stilts, these ‘Solomare‘ huts are a stylish little retreat that are entirely sustainable. A thatched biodegradable roof adorns most…

Bay Village Green Roof Residence

Posted 55 days ago by

Robert Maschke Architects of Ohio have some contemporary gems up their sleeves, and this Bay Village residence titled ‘Brahler Residence’ is a stunning sight of green design and LEED inspired architecture. What was an existing cottage style home has been transformed into a contemporary work of art that features plenty of natural light and beautiful materials….

Going Green: Make An Old Candle New Again With Rekindle

Posted 62 days ago by

Candles are a great way to do so many things in one with decor. They provide mood lighting, a great option for accessorizing, make your space smell nice and more. The annoying part about them is that they only last so long and can be a little bit messy when you head into the tapered realm….

Portuguese Elevated Tree Snake House

Posted 79 days ago by

RA Architecture has taken a contemporary home concept and integrated it into nature successfully in Portugal. With all of the gorgeous trees and untouched landscape, the homes that have unfolded on this plot appear like stylized snakes slithering through the grounds. With the idea to recreate the whimsy and great past time of tree houses, Luís…

Sustainable Wood Home on Great Barrier Island

Posted 93 days ago by

Sustainable design is important everywhere, but Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects took sustainability upon themselves with this Great Barrier home. Located on Great Barrier Island– just off the coast of New Zealand, this contemporary built residence also focuses on outdoor living as a main source of entertaining and daily life. Situated right in the midst of nature,…

$11,000 Built Forest House in Oregon

Posted 106 days ago by

Oregon can be a gorgeous choice of places to live if the outdoors is an appealing lifestyle. Beyond the outdoor activities, having a green home that’s just as close to the great outdoors can feel like a great feat. The R-evolution Gardens home is situated on a farm that promotes nothing but sustainable living. For a…

Beautiful Use of Runoff Water in Natural Built Office

Posted 110 days ago by

India may not be the most proficient countries in terms of technological advancements– but the people sure are intelligent, and resourceful. Manasaram Architects created the Bamboo Symphony office building out of natural materials in Bangalore, India. For a small office that looks like a sustainable home, this place looks like a serene dream to work out…

Gorgeous Sustainable Home on Lake Michigan

Posted 114 days ago by

Michigan has some harsh weather compared to, let’s say, San Diego. But that doesn’t stop its residents from having a beautifully designed home. This particular home is one with a large and intimidating stance, with indoor/outdoor combinations and some seriously high ceilings. Beyond the clean lines, rich wood tones, sunken living area, contemporary furnishings and glorious…

Subtly Sustainable Modern Singapore Home

Posted 119 days ago by

Sustainability is a high concern for many of those who have the opportunity to build their own homes, and with so many of the applications being affordable alternatives, green design and Earth consciousness is becoming the norm. The residence at 36 Cove Way in Sentosa Cove, Singapore, is a modern showcase of sustainable design in a…