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 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 […]

Inside a sustainable home with charming beach-chic details in Studio City

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Tim Barber Architects has designed this sustainable home with a beach-chic aesthetic, located in Studio City, a neighborhood in Los Angeles County, California. The architects have previously earned LEED accreditations and were excited about the prospects of creating this LEED-certified traditional house. Creative design strategy packed a lot of house into the 5,083 square feet […]

See this stunning post and beam barn house in coastal New Hampshire

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This post and beam barn house was reimagined by ZeroEnergy Design, located in the charming coastal town of Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. The homeowners desired a comfortable, year-round dwelling with a rustic modern aesthetic, private workspaces, generous ceilings, and low energy consumption. There are three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms in this home. The existing […]