Latest Articles in Oak

White oak facade of 325 square-foot Wisconsin Cabin

A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

This this eco-friendly forest retreat, designed and built by father-son architectural duo Bill and Daniel Yudchitz, wasn't their first foray into small space architecture. Back in the winter of 2009/10, the Yudchitzes built this 325 square-foot retreat: the Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment, or simply EDGE for short.
November 21, 2015
Entrance of Paley House by DYAR Architects and John Thodos in Carmel, California

A Glass Pavilion With Stunning Panoramic Views Tops This California Home

Hovering above its flat-roofed midcentury original, this transparent addition was designed for two renowned artists.
November 19, 2015
village vangaurd library

Blond Wood Lightens Up These 5 Houses

Whether it's custom millwork or cerused floor planks, these light shades of wood prove that, even at home, blonds have more fun.
November 16, 2015
Open-plan living area and kitchen

A Look at Oak in 6 Modern Homes

Strong, hard, and resistant to bugs and fungus, oak has been the 'workhorse' of timbers for centuries, finding use in everything from ship's hulls to fine veneers. Tour these six examples of oak in modern homes.
October 29, 2015
Steel cladding and outdoor fire pit of Wisconsin cabin by Revelations Architects/Builders.

A Forest Retreat Combines Small Living with the Camping Experience

How a father and son built a diminutive off-the-grid cabin in the Wisconsin woods.
October 24, 2015
lantern house new exterior

A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.
June 15, 2015
bainbridge island rear deck

A Smart Update for a Japanese-Inspired Midcentury Modern House

A Washington gem starts over.
June 1, 2015
take it to the bridge virgina multi family facade glass walls terraces

This Woodland Home in Virginia Was Built for Modern, Multigenerational Living

An adventurous indoor-outdoor home by the Boston practice
May 24, 2015
nunnerley living room fireplace

An Interior Designer's Artful and Art-Filled NYC Town House

Interior designer Sandra Nunnerley brings together art and antiques to create harmony in her own apartment.
April 27, 2015