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Sustainable modern-rustic barn house in Pennsylvania

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A sustainably designed barn house was skillfully conceived by Moger Mehrhof Architects, nestled on a 10-acre property in Chester County, Pennsylvania. This beautiful farmhouse is blanketed by mature growth trees, creating a beautiful surrounding to enjoy this countryside home. A team of professionals worked on this home to conceptualize every details before beginning the construction process. The architect […]



Guest house in the Colorado Rockies partially buried into its landscape

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Anything but ordinary, this guest house designed by Gluck+ architects is not only integrated but accentuates its pristine rugged landscape in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains. Consisting of 2,850 square feet of living space, this sleek pad features two intersecting bar shapes, one cantilevering over the other. Creating an elevated yard, the guest house is connected […]

A sustainable vineyard home in Sonoma Country surrounded by rolling hills

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This beautiful contemporary vineyard home was designed by architects Turnbull Griffin Haesloop, located above Cloverdale, a city in Sonoma County, California. The residence, which comes complete with green roof, is nestled on a steep south slope that overlooks the valley below it. The property itself is very ideal, surrounded by mature oak trees and rocky outcroppings; […]

Net-zero home in Sonoma features indoor-outdoor living and a green roof

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This contemporary net-zero was designed by architects Turnbull Griffin Haesloop, located on a property surrounded by mature oak trees and a natural pond in Sonoma, California. The homeowners wished to have the design of their home reflect and indoor-outdoor living environment to enjoy the beautiful summer weather. They wanted to provide their overnight guests with simple access to […]

California LEED-Platinum home centered on three living pavilions

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This spectacular LEED-Platinum home was designed by Butler Armsden Architects, located on a suburban property in Menlo Park, California. This residence is comprised of 3,542 square feet spread out over three pavilion living spaces. Careful attention was given to the design of the exterior facade, which faces a busy cross street, visible almost a quarter mile on […]

Ecoluxe villa in Mexico with amazing indoor-outdoor connection

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This ecoluxe villa was designed by architect Specht Harpman, in collaboration with interior designer Matthew Finalson, located on a narrow property facing a sheltered bay in Tulum, Mexico. Comprised of 4,800 square feet of living space, the residence was designed to be completely self-sufficient. Its openness helps to immerse its inhabitants in a diverse range of […]

Sustainably designed modern farmhouse near the California coast

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A gorgeous modern farmhouse was designed for a retired couple by Gast Architects, located on acres of rolling hills near the coast, just outside of Arroyo Grande, in San Luis Obispo County, California. The new homeowners requested a contemporary style farmhouse that resembles the vernacular architectural buildings of the surrounding vicinity. The 3,277 square foot […]

Striking sustainable smart home perched hillside in Mill Valley

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Designed by Zack|de Vito Architecture + Construction this contemporary sustainable smart home is located hillside on a wooded site in Mill Valley, California. Comprised of 4,012 square feet of living space spread out over three levels, there are a total of five bedroom and four-and-a-half bathrooms. The minimal, elongated facade mimics the axis of the road, while […]

LEED Silver house in Atlanta nestles into its wooded environment

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This modern residence with a LEED Silver rating is home to the principal architects at TaC Studios Architecture, located in Atlanta, Georgia. After years of developing ‘Green’ strategies for their clients, they wished to apply several of these techniques, systems and products into their new home/studio. Not only does the home have its LEED Silver rating, […]

Indoor/outdoor connectivity defining sustainable Aussie home

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A sustainable contemporary home with plenty of transparency and light was re-designed by Austin Maynard Architects, located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Comprised of 2,744 square feet (255 square meters) of living space, the clients requested that their home have just the right amount of space for their family. Since the home is surrounded by much larger […]