8 Design Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home

Building or remodeling? Become a better steward of nature with these innovative ideas.

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Photographer Tria Giovan

Eco-chic Idea #8

Move bedrooms to the lower level. The living space and roof deck clear the canopy of trees, while the sleeping areas are shaded by the leaves and feel more private. With mature trees so close to the house, the bedrooms also don’t need curtains.

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