sustainable homes

For builders and homeowners alike, these 14 patterns of biophilic design offer a look into the most favorable ways biophilia can be incorporated into a home.

While the classic look of wood is forever timeless, new developments in design allow vinyl siding to look and feel like real wood, down to the actual grain.

South Carolina’s Eclipse Cottages builds compact units that help homeowners live “more abundant” lives—instead of maintaining, and paying for, square footage they don’t use.

In Rochester, Minn., Well Living Lab, in collaboration with Marvin, is developing a smart, connected test home to research the impacts of indoor environments on health and well-being.

Since 2013, the Department of Energy has honored innovative builders constructing zero energy ready homes. This year’s winners include 26 homes in 18 states.

Architecture firm FORMA creates an award-winning design for a beachfront home that hovers above rising waters.

In Utopia’s first webinar of 2022, expert home builders shared the latest trends and innovations in exterior design. Here are five key takeaways to help you on your next project.

High-performance home building seems like a daunting feat, but simple tricks can go a long way. We’ve put together six pieces of advice from award-winning home builders on how to build and sell healthy, cost-effective homes.