These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one.
Driven by the death of several appliances, a San Francisco family finds that a spanking new kitchen delivers a good dose of domestic harmony along with the excuse to execute a complete home makeover.
The last time Blake Trabulsi and Allison Orr had a party at their house in Austin, Texas, it lasted until 5 a.m. Observes Trabulsi: “People are so comfortable here, they never want to leave.”
In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its green cred.
In 1981, Londoners Anthony and Gillian Blee purchased the ultimate fixer-upper. The property in southwestern France was idyllic, but its old mill, built in 1822, and three flanking outbuildings had...
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope). But this Houston home combines two housing types to create a conscientious alternative.
For photographer Ed Reeve, building his own house had been a lifelong dream. When he met architect David Adjaye, and found the perfect plot of land in London’s De Beauvoir Town, Reeve knew his time...
Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer. Mixing new efficient systems with old upcycled materials, they keep it weird while keeping it green.
From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New Haven architects breathed new architectural life into the property they...
In a London house that’s flooded with light, a spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor.
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
With designs from 14 countries and five decades inside, it may be an understatement to note that in this suburban home, furniture is the focus.
If not for the dawn appearance of the bear, which came loping toward Maem Slater-Enns and her then six-month-old daughter as they sat contemplating the water, the Enns family might still be...
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll. And with the voracious design appetites of a family of gastronomically inclined clients, this concrete...
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
In Toronto, a painter accustomed to crashing in his studio created an airy artistic haven with both working and living quarters for a more balanced and polished picture.