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.
When two retired teachers decided to build a new home, they knew they wanted an energy-efficient, no-stress Passive House design that would support aging in place. The resulting 1,800-square-foot...
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 major renovation is the perfect opportunity to bring more light into a space. These remodeled homes incorporate vast swathes of windows to help bring the outside in.
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.
Designing a modern house doesn't have to mean building from the ground up. These six renovations show how to update existing facades with modern details and bring old buildings into the future.
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.
Now in its second year, the GreenBuilt Home tour showed the curious a cross-section of Chicago’s new sustainable and eco-friendly homes. The open dialogue about cost and comparable energy bills ...
There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the...
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.
The most successful historic home renovation is the one planned in detail. Having a plan identifies the work to be done at the approved cost and at the expected quality level. Click through the...
A renovation shouldn’t be confined to the interior of a house. Landscape design is just as important to the modernization of a home.