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  • Meet Seven of the 2014 Good Design Award Winners

    The 64th iteration of the international awards program recognizes consumer products in 25 categories. Announced in December, this year's more than 800 winners were culled from "several thousand" entries, its hosts say, and they run the gamut from revived midcentury furniture to a toast-shaped...

  • How to Design Inviting Outdoor Rooms

    The craving for time outdoors continues to drive the demand for well-designed outdoor rooms. It makes sense: Buyers with busy lives need the house to be a sanctuary, an escape. Clients are looking for a way to escape all that, and a well-done outdoor space can provide just such an escape. Builder's...

  • Remodeling Makes a Healthy Home

    Homeowners are more likely consider their homes healthy after recent remodeling and the health of a home is a major motivation to upgrade, according to the 2014 Houzz Health Home Survey.

  • Wind Trees: Turbines for Small Residential Spaces

    Meet "wind trees," the small-scale turbine perfect for city neighborhoods.

  • A Solar-Powered Home With a Sauna

    Going off the grid doesn't mean giving up amenities, exemplified by this solar-powered home with a heated pool and sauna.

  • Best (and Most Realistic) Smart-Home Tech from CES 2015

    Architect products editor Hallie Busta reveals integrated smart devices, new uses for light fixtures, and ultra-efficient appliances that turned her head at this year's consumer technology trade fair in Las Vegas.

  • Call for Entries: Hearthstone Builder Humanitarian Awards

    Each year, the HEARTHSTONE BUILDER Humanitarian Awards are awarded to home builders who demonstrate a lifetime commitment to public service. Individuals, companies, employees or owners of for-profit single-family builders or lot developers may be nominated until January 19.

  • Three Exceptional Adaptive Reuse Projects

    These three projects from Architect's Project Gallery draw from history to create new inventive and useful structures that still maintain a close connection to their past, whether in design or ideology.

  • Stylish LED Lamps Take Sustainable Design to the Next Level

    With a focus on research and development of LED lamps, Italian lighting design company Foscarini adds sustainable value and functionality by producing their own light source.

  • A Hybrid Structure Built Around a Footbridge

    VORTEX, the raw wooden sculpture, strewn with strands of LEDs, visualizes the amount of energy consumed by the unique, environmentally forward site with varying degrees of illumination. 1024 Architecture constructed the interactive architectural sculpture for the Darwin Ecosystem Project in...