Green Homes

Environmental sustainability has always been a unique topic, especially with so many homes and commercial properties aiming to be LEED certified. We delve into some really fun designs that showcase beautiful materials and clever use of sustainable elements culminating into functionality and great architecture that we can all be fascinated with. Have a look at some satisfying environmentally friendly properties that will leave you inspired to want to emulate some of the ideas featured here into your own home design, whether it be a new-build or a renovation project.

A remarkable minimalist home embraced by Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

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Felipe Caboclo Arquitetura together with OWN has designed this two-story minimalist home situated within the Yucatán Country Club Golf Club on the picturesque Yucatán Peninsula. This project emerged from a harmonious collaboration between like-minded firms, united by their shared approach to design. Embracing a concept of minimalistic elegance, a captivating architectural endeavor unfolds, centering around the seamless […]

Inside a contemporary hillside house shaded by redwoods in Mill Valley

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This Mill Valley, California house, skillfully designed by Richardson Pribuss Architects, maximizes the natural setting and climate by seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living spaces through the inclusion of six outdoor terraces. Nestled on a gently sloping site between two existing homes, this 3,000-square-foot dwelling showcases amazing views of the picturesque surroundings. Paying homage to […]

A stunning net zero home designed to live large in New York State

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Designed by Witt Construction, this unique property in Saratoga Springs, New York is the builder’s personal home that he created to show how a smaller house can live big in an urban neighborhood. The builder selected a classic carriage house exterior style with an indoor twist: a contemporary “euro fresh” interior. This dwelling encompasses 3,662 […]

See this heavenly eco-friendly home nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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Living Stone Design Build together with ID.ology Interiors & Design has created this stunning custom home in the community of Olivette, just outside of Asheville, in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Olivette is a 411-acre planned community that is built around a four-season organic farm that is designed to connect people with nature, community, and […]

Net zero energy farmhouse in the picturesque North Carolina mountains

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Living Stone Design + Build together with ID.ology Interiors & Design has created this net-zero modern farmhouse home sited on top of a rolling hill with 360-degree views of the Reems Creek community in Weaverville, North Carolina. This perfectly sized home focuses on Energy Star, Greenbuilt, Indoor AirPlus, Aging-In-Place, and LowMaintenance standards. As former Asheville […]

Tour a luxury eco-home floating over water in West Sussex: Terrarium

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Studio Fuse is responsible for the creation of this timber-clad luxury eco-home that integrates design with nature, located in the coastal village of Bosham, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom. This home is divided into two individual structures. A single-story section hovers over a natural swimming pond that connects to the two-story section via a glass link […]

1897 Victorian farmhouse is reimagined into sustainable home in Boston

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LDa Architecture is responsible for the renovation and expansion of a Victorian farmhouse-style home located in Weston, a western suburb of Boston, Massachusetts. When reimagining this circa 1897 home, the architect was mindful of the home’s age, while integrating cutting-edge sustainable design technologies. Green Phoenix, the developer, helped to preserve this historic home through the application […]