Hidden House In The Mountains Harvests Solar Energy

House In The Mountains

It’s almost impossible to see from the road but this large private residence and guest house in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, with its living roof and sunken courtyard, smartly utilizes solar energy, reducing fossil fuel usage by over 60% as well as energy costs. Read more

NCAVED Underground Home Is Embedded In Greek Hillside

Ncaved mold architects IIHIH

Mold Architects have built an underground home into the sloped hillside of a secluded cove on Greece’s Serifos Island. The three level residence, NCaved, is made of stone, exposed concrete, wood and metal with multiple cavities supported by retaining walls of dry stone. Read more

Svart Hotel Will Be The First To Produce More Energy Than It Uses.

svart self-sufficient hotel

Svart is the flagship product of innovative Norwegian digital building and tech company MIRIS, designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta. The project consists of a circular 100 room hotel north of the Arctic Circle which, due to its innovative energy-conscious design, will go off-grid within five years of operation. This means that the hotel, including the farm and the boat shuttles, will be completely self-sufficient in terms of electricity and waste management. Read more

Award Winning Custom Prefab Sonoma Mountain Residence

sonoma mountain residence prefab IIHIH

This award-winning Sonoma Residence is a collaboration between Alchemy’s original weeHouse® and client BJ Siegel, an architect who was Apple’s Real Estate and Development Senior Design Director for ten years, from 2009-2019. The weekend retreat consists of a two prefab homes, a swimming pool and an inviting outdoor dining and grilling area – all situated on a four-acre plot in the Sonoma Hills. Read more

Baumraum Green Dwelling Has Bonus Tree House

baumraum green dwelling and tree house

Baumraum, best known for their architecturally impressive tree houses, has completed their first full size home which also includes, to no surprise, a fabulous Tree House on the grounds. Read more

TERA : 3D Printed Sustainable Pods To Call Home Here on Earth

TERA 3D Printed Sustainable Pods

You might have read about New York City-based architecture firm Al SpaceFactory and their MARSHA, a 3D-printed habitat designed for life on Mars and winner of the $2.25 million prize purse from NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge back in 2015. Now, they’ve designed the TERA, a sustainable 3D-printed pod in which you can live in here on Earth. Read more

This Autonomous Tent in Big Sur Provides Glamping With A View

Tucked away in Big Sur lies the Treebones Resort, an Eco Resort offering an unparalleled romantic setting with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. On the grounds they have 16 yurts, multiple campsites, a massage studio, pool, spa, sushi bar and a restaurant. But then there’s the ultimate in glamping… the resort’s one and only Autonomous Tent. Read more

Villa Nemes: Sustainable & Spectacular Home in Italy

Located on a hillside in Liguria, Italy, lies a modern stone villa with swimming pool overlooking the Gulf of Imperia. The 200sqm family home by Giordano Hadamik Architects was built with by natural stone retrieved from excavation on site. Read more