Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
One of five shortlisted design teams, Snøhetta proposed a scheme for 13 acres of new parkland in San Francisco's Presidio district that celebrates the natural beautiful of the waterfront site....
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
At first sight, the plain barn adjacent to Lone and Søren Asmusson’s home in Farum, Denmark, looks like any other thatched barn on a country estate. Upon closer inspection, however, it becomes...
Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration to a growing community of tiny-house enthusiasts.
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic designers.
Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible. So when Austrian architect Mary Ann Schicketanz decided to leave rural Big Sur, where she had...
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been repurposed."
A modern oasis for a family in Mexico City breaks from the local vernacular.
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
Built on a Hawaiian lava flow, an architect’s first substantial house in concrete reflects its craggy surroundings.
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
Out of necessity, water-wise native plantings are an integral part of landscape design. We consult experts on how to acclimatize on a local and a global scale.
Landscape architect Brennan Cox, principal of San Francisco–based Groundworks, explores the best approaches to drought-tolerant landscaping practices that can be implemented anywhere in the world.
A renovation shouldn’t be confined to the interior of a house. Landscape design is just as important to the modernization of a home.