The Sunshine State once yielded a bumper crop of modernist homes that—as this remodel proves—are still worth savoring.
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as it did in 1965.
A once-plain floating home on Seattle’s Portage Bay receives a much-needed renovation ten years in the making.
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft an affordable modern home.
Solar panels have a reputation as being unsightly, but this U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon show home sheds the stereotype that photovoltaic arrays are eyesores.
From the familiar log model to Swiss chalets and Swedish friggebods, cabins are the simplest of structures, made from local materials in forms that respond to climatic and cultural needs. However,...
This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain screen.
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
At just $167 per square foot, this high-design, low-cost barn in rural Wisconsin is an American idyll.
Without altering its turn-of-the-20th-century facade, architect Christopher Polly transformed the rear of this Newtown, Australia, home from bleak to bright.
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.
It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s Müsko Island.
From the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Carolinas are known for their unique subset of Southern culture. Amidst a backdrop of aging farmhouses and Victorian-style plantation homes,...
A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard professor and practicing architect Toshiko Mori.
An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.
Prefab construction simplified the building process of this northern Wisconsin summer home, where all materials required ferrying across Lake Superior.
A free-standing pavilion can accent a building, provide temporary shelter and function as a pleasurable home away from home. Here are four very different examples of the modern pavilion,...
In a German town known more for its medieval castle than its modern architecture, the JustK Haus is a prefab home fit for a family of six.
Tuned into its sylvan setting, this affordable green home in Hillsborough, North Carolina, is a modern take on the surrounding centuries-old structures.
What do an Eichler in San Rafael, a prefab in Emeryville, and a house/gallery in Antwerp have in common? They feature interiors outfitted with mid-century furniture. Click thorough our slideshow...