When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for inspiration. The result—–four overlapping boxes...
In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects, a pair of design-minded art lovers are boldly making their mark on...
A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas.
Inside a 47,000-square-foot warehouse, Clive Wilkinson built a veritable campus for Pallotta TeamWorks, a national charity-events company.
The American furnishings brand partners with famed Italian designer Paola Navone for a complete, Mediterranean-influenced home collection.
From a tiny transparent retreat on San Juan Island in Puget Sound to a cozy cottage nestled north of Drag Lake, these five residences demonstrate the myriad ways in which glass can enhance the...
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds of California’s east.
Modernism scales to new heights with these structures, all of which found unique ways to touch the sky.
On an eight-foot-wide site in London, architect Luke Tozer cleverly squeezed in a four-story home equipped with rain-water-harvesting and geothermal systems.
In an unlikely mountaintop locale, Anderson Anderson Architecture crafted a home out of a complex composition of off-the-shelf components, paving new paths for the prefabricated construction industry.
Sure, flowers can brighten any room, but a well-chosen vase brings a spot of beauty even when it's empty.
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for
much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office. The new residents of his 1972 house embrace a more fluid approach to...
An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.
On a quest to create a weekend house for herself and her husband, Nancy Church scaled back her design fantasies and discovered creative ways to build on a budget.
When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug, principals of Butz + Klug Architecture, began renovating the master bathroom of a nearly 120-year-old home in Brookline, Massachusetts, they made “all sorts...
From wood to steel to glass to cement boards, we give you the inside track on the materials and techniques needed to make your facade sing.
These bold and modern facades take transparency—and creative use of common materials—to the next level.