A digitally fabricated design for a home office in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall. Local architects Hulett Jones and Paul Haydu of jones | haydu sliced some of the house's charred framing into strips, revealing the intricate patterning of the old-growth beams.
“The first floor was about making something warm and woody that would blend into the natural environment,” architect Stephen Chung says of his Wayland, Massachusetts, home. “The second floor was a chance to experiment.”
An undulating wall made from over 40,000 dowels adds a dose of awe to a Massachusetts loft. Merge Architects wrapped the peg wall around three sides of a bathroom to hide a door and provide a storage for books and knick knacks.
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable solution for the down-at-heel looking to put down roots.
Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home. Architect Randy Brown turned to a local hardware store to purchase a collection of standard two-by-four and one-by-two wood slats; he transformed the inexpensive supplies into an installation that separates his youngest son’s room from the communal living area.
Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept that combines storage with stairs.