Your low-impact home makeover

Learn how to lighten your footprint, from easy DIY tips to the top things to keep in mind for a sustainable home renovation

16 smart ideas for a green remodel

What we used to call “green” design is now just common sense. Take it from a contractor who called on his eco savvy to update his own home

  • Print
  • |
  • Email
Build in flexibility
Thomas J. Story

Build in flexibility

The new family room also functions as a home office, thanks to an ingenious floor-to-ceiling media center. A sliding door on the cabinets conceals the TV, and doors fold down into desks. File drawers and a printer station are concealed below—not a phone charger in sight. “Getting stuff to disappear was a driving force, while optimizing every inch,” King says.

Advertisement

Insider Guides

Places We Love!
Enchantment Resort
For a most soothing Sedona experience, tuck yourself...