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  1. Houses We Love

    6 Modern Houses in Portland

    While primarily imagined as a cultural bastion, Portland is also a hub for architectural excellence.

    written by: William Harrison

  2. Rooms We Love

    6 Spaces Designed for Reading and Writing

    The home library may be a relic of bygone domestic architecture—thanks in no small part to the digitization of reading and writing—but we still need secluded and comfortable spaces to gather our...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  3. Rooms We Love

    5 Striking and Unique Kitchen Islands

    Freestanding and centrally-located, an island's design can make or break a kitchen. This five designs aren't afraid to be bold and eye-catching.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  4. House Tours

    An Australian Beach Home with Stunning Ocean Views

    Eco-friendly features like solar panels and rainwater catchments keep this retreat's environmental footprint small.

    written by: Caroline Wallis

  5. Rooms We Love

    6 Modern Homes with Rooftop Oases

    The roof may be the most underused part of any home—these six dwellings transform that space into an airy retreat.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  6. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes in the Hudson Valley We Love

    New Canaan, Connecticut doesn't have a monopoly on modern homes in the northeast—the Hudson Valley also has its fair share!

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  7. Houses We Love

    7 Cool, New Beach Homes

    Alleviate your winter blues with a virtual, sand-free trip to the beach.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  8. Houses We Love

    7 Modern Wooden Facades

    From reclaimed materials to permeable facades, these homes stand out in their neighborhoods.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  9. Houses We Love

    6 Modern Homes in Austin

    From neighborhoods to the city limits and beyond, a strong attention to detail makes each house stand out in the Texas capital.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  10. Houses We Love

    7 Modern Houses with Dramatic Angles

    These angular homes are as comfortable as they are striking.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  11. House Tours

    An Addition Creates a Sublime Indoor-Outdoor Space Behind an Old Edwardian

    A 1,500-square-foot home in Melbourne welcomes a modern black and white kitchen, dining, and living area.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Peter Bennetts

  12. Rooms We Love

    7 Modern Courtyards We Love

    From a large gathering space for family or a tranquil sanctuary, these seven designs feature some very different takes on the ancient idea of a courtyard.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  13. Houses We Love

    8 Perfectly Minimalist Apartments

    For the modernists among us, these spare spaces are a dream come true.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  14. A Gothic-Inspired Modern Home
    House Tours

    A Gothic-Inspired Modern Home

    Modernism's crisp lines and ornament-free surfaces bear little resemblance to Gothic architecture's gingerbread house–like flourishes. But in the North Carolina residence belonging to a musician...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Raymond Goodman

  15. Houses We Love

    6 Modern Homes in Germany

    Bold colors, vintage furniture, and a variety of materials are abound in Germany.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  16. Houses We Love

    6 Cozy and Modern Cottages

    These homes from around the world redefine what a cottage can be.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  17. Rooms We Love

    A Family Retreat Mixes Rustic Materials with Modern Space-Saving Design

    Two gracious Douglas fir porches flank this 1,100-square-foot escape in South Texas.

    written by: Caroline Wallis

  18. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes in the Texas Countryside

    It may be no country for old men, but it certainly suits modern dwelling.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  19. Houses We Love

    5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes Across 5 Continents

    From Japan to Italy, these homes show the universal appeal of letting the outdoors inside.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  20. A Great Idea

    Skylight, Sky Bright: Get a Glimpse of These Awesome Oculi

    Look up and see the sky through these stunning ceiling windows.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  21. Post

    From Floating Homes to Prefab Moss-Covered Theaters, This Firm's Monograph Has It All

    The architecture firm MOS—headed by Hilary Sample and Michael Meredith—have a new monograph documenting their extensive works.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  22. Facade Focus: Cor-Ten Steel
    Houses We Love

    Facade Focus: Cor-Ten Steel

    Whereas other exterior metals grow unsightly marks of wear with exposure to the elements, Cor-Ten thrives on oxidation. Culled from our archives, here are a few steel facades that become more...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  23. Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen
    In The Modern World

    Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen

    Who says modern can't be romantic? Knoll just unearthed a trove of love letters exchanged between iconic designer Eero Saarinen and his wife, writer Aline B. Saarinen. Filled with pet names and...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  24. Houses We Love

    7 Tropical Oases

    We've rounded up a couple of cool places to escape this summer.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  25. Houses We Love

    5 Family Homes Designed In-House

    These five families came together to create homes that work for the way they live, and, in the process, proved blood is thicker than concrete.

    written by: Luke Hopping