This micro home is designed to be portable, recyclable, and yes, simple.
The 2,749-foot height of SkyCity is impressive, but the prefab construction, insulated modules and extreme density are making green building advocates swoon.
The Tour Bois-le-Prêtre proves that it is possible to create more efficient living spaces at less cost by improving existing structures rather than demolishing them.
A Swiss firm wants to change the negative image of flying robots by turning them into worker drones to build skyscrapers in a cheaper, more sustainable way.
A modular prefab home on the U.S. market meets the passive house standard and comes close to meeting the Living Building Challenge.
Looking more like an origami crane than a home, the modular D*Haus concept can be bent and unfolded to create a virtually limitless number of configurations.
The three winning design entries for 2013 have a distinctly lighter-than-air feel, but they were designed to help ameliorate some weighty environmental issues.
These rugged wood-glass-and-steel modular units from Portugal are easily portable can be oriented in a vertical or horizontal arrangement, depending on the needs of the user.
These prefab cabins at an eco-resort and spa in Portugal are sited in between the trees of a forest and built on raised foundations to tread as lightly as possible on the land.
A winning model has been chosen for the adAPT NYC program, a six-month competition to design tiny apartments that can increase New York’s density while still meeting code.
Prefab construction and passive design have transformed a 1918 Barcelona row house into an efficient, modern home while reducing energy demand by 90 percent.