The living room in this picturesque vacation home in Skiathos, Greece dons a trio of Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son's sculptural wooden Shell chairs and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Photo by: Andrea Wyner
Quietly situated atop Emigration Canyon, the Jespersen residence in Salt Lake City, Utah features oversize sliding doors, a flat roof, and mindful attention to geometric principles. Says architect and homeowner Brent Jespersen, "You’ve got the stars, you’ve got the canyon, you’ve got a beer in your hand—who wouldn’t want that?” Photo by: Zubin Shroff
Dougal James-Robertson and a furry companion study the Barrenjoey headland's expansive view from the kitchen of their waterfront home in Great Mackerel Beach, Australia. Photo by: Richard Powers
Originally built and designed by Richard Clements, the glass and wood clad Partington Point House in Big Sur, California was masterfully renovated in 1995 by green architect Mickey Muennig. “I think it’s good for people to observe all things,” Muennig responds simply. “And to live with them.” Click here to see more of Muennig's organic creations.
“I didn’t realize how much being out in a space like that was important to me until we built this house," says architect Alan Koch of his minimalist-designed 1,100-square-foot house in Pioneertown, California. A Bosch aluminum framing system and perforated steel decking creates a futuristic, yet industrial feel to the desert shelter. Photo by: Gregg Segal
Michael McCarthy and Marcia Myers take in the expanse of Lake Michigan inside their Richard Meier-designed home in Harbor Springs, Michigan. Photo by: Dean Kaufman
Architect Bruce Bolander and Heidi Wright rest on Sunbrella fabric upholstered chairs designed by Bolander, while Dave Keffer leans against a metal fence on the deck of Wright and Keffer's Malibu canyon house. Photo by: J Bennett Fitts