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  • Architecture for Humanity Files for Bankruptcy

    Architecture for Humanity (AFH), the San Francisco–based non-profit organization behind a federation of chapters focusing on humanitarian and disaster relief architecture, is filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

  • A 3D-Printed Pavilion Illuminates the Sun's Path

    The latest experimental project from Kent, Ohio–based interdisciplinary studio DesignLabWorkshop is a 3D-printed pavilion that incorporates smart technologies, like light sensors and photovoltaics, to track and record the sun’s exposure throughout the day.

  • 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.

  • 7 Cities Slowly Ditching Cars

    Air pollution, congestion, and lower quality of life are three reasons the smart city won't accommodate the car much longer.

  • 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.