A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.
Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel plate and glass that towers among the trees of its...
From girders to grating, steel has long been a popular, highly recyclable, and relatively inexpensive material for architects, designers, and builders. Here we present some inspired applications,...
The first time Houston-based architectural designer Barbara Hill set foot inside what would become her future second house, a 100-year-old adobe in Marfa, Texas, she found a cramped warren of rooms...
Architect Preston Scott Cohen resurrected an early 1800s barn as a vacation home for a literary couple and their family, calling to mind both the agrarian spaciousness of the structure’s former...
With this elegant steel prototype, Marmol Radziner and Associates launch a new prefab venture with the goal of bringing their modern design sensibilities to a broader market.
Uni, an international group of designers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is riding out a self-professed renovation high that never seems to cease.
Abiquiu, New Mexico, owes this rugged new house to a plucky pair of residents, two talented architects and one long-sighted and very gracious loan officer.
Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with foreign goods rather than flourishing lives.
A dazzling display of colored windows wraps the custom-furniture-filled Venice, California, home of architect Lorcan O’Herlihy.
The Seattle prince of architectural gizmos is branching out into a new line of hardware fashioned from bars and pipes.
Though the obstacles they faced were formidable, this couple’s perserverance brought them closer together and made their dream home a reality.
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.
Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a high-design vacation home for just $70 per square foot.
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park. Nestled amid piñon and juniper trees and outcroppings of boulders, the...
With a nod to the Burgh’s industrial heritage, and an eye toward the new, Jeff Walz replaced an aging farmhouse with a chic steel cube.