Sustainability in good taste

Sustainability in good taste

Enjoy a tasty conversation with Ventura, California, restaurateur Robert Glover. He and his wife, Ulrika, own and operate the award-winning vegetarian eatery The Harvest Café while living the quintessential sustainable lifestyle.

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.

Factory Panelized Tiny Home Designed for Add-on in Los Angeles

Factory Panelized Tiny Home Designed for Add-on in Los Angeles

As Los Angeles residents, the designers had grown concerned with their city's housing shortage crisis.

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Designed for tropical and subtropical environments, the two new models are constructed from 18-gauge steel and concrete.

Infographic | Steps to Build Your Own Log Cabin

Infographic | Steps to Build Your Own Log Cabin

The challenge of building your very own log cabin is exciting, but most importantly, it is very achievable.

Tiny Homes: Secrets to Layout & Interior Design

Tiny Homes: Secrets to Layout & Interior Design

One of the trickiest parts when it comes to making tiny house livable is solving the puzzle of layout and interior design.

Augmented Reality App Places Homes on Empty Lots

Augmented Reality App Places Homes on Empty Lots

New home shoppers can now use augmented reality to visualize what their potential new home may look like on their land.

Google Buys Modular Homes to Solve Housing Crunch

Google Buys Modular Homes to Solve Housing Crunch

Employers and residents in Silicon Valley have faced a severe housing shortage for years.

New Resources for Modular Building Code Compliance

New Resources for Modular Building Code Compliance

Off-site construction can provide real solutions to many challenges facing the construction industry today.

First Zero Energy Home in Detroit Under Construction

First Zero Energy Home in Detroit Under Construction

Phoenix Haus advertises the system as saving owners 90 percent on utilities over the home's lifetime.

Tiny Modular Homes Win Industry Honor

Tiny Modular Homes Win Industry Honor

This development was created under firm constraints set by local zoning officials.

Modular Home Builder Introduces Tiny Home Line

Modular Home Builder Introduces Tiny Home Line

This small modular home is designed for permanent living.

Flex House Highlights the Concept of Affordable Right-sized Living

Flex House Highlights the Concept of Affordable Right-sized Living

Manifesting the concept of right-sized living, the Flex House is designed to help homeowners use exactly the amount of resources they need.

Prefab Passive House Assembled On Site in 1 Week

Prefab Passive House Assembled On Site in 1 Week

Regardless of the weather outside, this 21st Century approach to home building reduces energy consumption by 80 to 90 percent.

High Performance Engineered Wood Homes Win Innovation Award (Video)

High Performance Engineered Wood Homes Win Innovation Award (Video)

It's the fifth award in the past year for Timber Block's panelized building system.

Pre-Fab Solar Farmhouse Blends Style and High Tech

Pre-Fab Solar Farmhouse Blends Style and High Tech

Beneath the rural exterior beats the heart of a high performance leader.

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