When Architect Qingyun Ma became dean of architecture at the University of Southern California in January 2007, he came to the job with a uniquely exciting body of built work behind him.
A house that survived the Great Quake and the intervening decades is reborn after a serious intervention by a modernist architect. David Baker’s carefully crafted rehabilitation kept the...
Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons. The Colorado Plateau is not one of them. This is a land of stunning contradictions, where thousand-foot...
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical shophouse venerates tradition while looking squarely to the future.
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his family’s home. Inhabiting one of the development...
A new owner with a light touch has kept Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II a marvel of the mid-20th century whose life will extend well into the 21st.
Homes on the range are getting bigger and more expensive by the minute, but a group of progressive architects in Jackson set out to prove that all is not lost.
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.
Rural Texas commonly conjures visions of Stetsons, spurs, and longhorn steer, but the countryside contains more than just cowboys. On a wide stretch of farmland, the Farley Studio brings modern...
Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.
In the lofty Amsterdam apartment of Texas-born Hunter Hindman and Shelby Carr, mid-century modern mixes freely with contemporary Dutch design in a setting transposed from the 17th century.
Architect Piers Taylor's renovation of an old gameskeeper's cottage, complete with a castellated roof and sweeping meadow below, is an exercise in dramatic modernization, one that takes advantage...
It may not be to Queen Anne's tastes, but 1234 Howard is true to its context.
Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.
These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one.
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.
Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.
An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.