Back in Black
- One of the most ubiquitous materials in projects featured in our pages is cedar—a tree species that's found all around the globe. Spy seven projects that deftly use wood in the following slideshow.
- Siding is a pretty dull subject—unless you're talking about charred cedar cladding, which makes our hearts go pitter-patter.
- These five homes in Japan solve a variety of problems, whether it’s a lack of square footage, privacy, or lighting.
- With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.
- Rendered helpless in the face of a color wheel? Have a hard time choosing between yellow, green, blue, and red for your living room?
- From red brick in a shingled mix to cedar cladding that stands out, these modern homes were designed to turn heads.
- Shou-sugi-ban, a Japanese wood-charring technique, is emerging as one of builders' and woodworkers' favorite trends this year.
- Rainscreens are the modern architect's best friend. In addition to protecting structures from moisture, these application let designers experiment with an array of facade treatments.