How to make your house a green and clean place to live: from daylighting to tax incentives.
3/3/2014 Oregon is known as a leader in sustainability, and cities around the world are looking to rainy Portland for stormwater management. The city's elaborate bioswale systems typically take the form of curbside ... Read more>>
1/1/2012 In 2006, Corey Omey and his new bride, Deb, drew an ambitious set of plans for her 995-square-foot, 1925 cottage in the Overlook neighborhood. Their goal was to create a more energy efficient home with ... Read more>>
10/1/2011 When Greg and Lisa Waggoner began plans to remodel their house, they knew they wanted their home to be a harmonious blend between rustic country style and industrial modern chic. Greg had worked for years ... Read more>>
We investigate two homes, one in Hood River and the other in Happy Valley, who chose to go eco-friendly while saving money by harnessing energy from the sun. Read more>>
4/1/2011 For most people, integrating reclaimed wood into a new home isn't personal. For Terry and Teresa Hancock, the choice to include Douglas fir timbers for the columns and beams of their Neskowin beach cabin ... Read more>>
7/1/2009 On the western edge of Bend, where forest and old burn areas converge, and where a city park and a private subdivision meet, sits a modern house nestled into a hill, sheltered against the wind but open ... Read more>>
1/1/2010 Sustainable design and low-impact living in two small Oregon homes. Two of the most important considerations are building small and using the right "Finish-ing" elements. Read more>>