Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of Auvillier is a modern play on centuries-old forms and technology.
In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.
In January 2003, we issued a challenge to 16 architects: Design a modern prefab home for $200,000. Here’s the story of the house that resulted from that challenge—and what we learned...
For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks. But with some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house stands tall against the threat of rising tides.
At just $167 per square foot, this high-design, low-cost barn in rural Wisconsin is an American idyll.
Made of hardy Scottish materials and holding a Japanese heart, this Edinburgh house shows that two architects from disparate cultures can design a home that bridges the gap.
Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend guests enjoy prefab living in an unlikely locale:...
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.
Skylights come in all shapes and sizes, but their practicality is universal. These rooms feature a variety of overhead cut-outs that admit an abundance of natural light.
Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.
For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São Paulo was to simply rise above.
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...
Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.
A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces. Designed by Resolution: 4 Architecture as a holiday retreat for a family of six, this...
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
One day last April there was great excitement on Highland Avenue, a quiet, hilly street (on which this writer happens to live) of Craftsman bungalows and 1960s apartment buildings in the Ocean Park...
With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects, a pair of design-minded art lovers are boldly making their mark on...