After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.
Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable cabin for weekend getaways that feels a world away.
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture.
Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.
The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office. The new residents of his 1972 house embrace a more fluid approach to...
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
A luminescent house brightens a block in Hiroshima, Japan.
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a budget-conscious patina.
A prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat is one woman's outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.
No sibling rivalry here.
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
An Amsterdam real estate developer accustomed to flipping properties renovates—and promptly falls in love with—a live-work space to call his own.
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded canyon house in Malibu.
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right in the surrounding landscape.
Prefab construction simplified the building process of this northern Wisconsin summer home, where all materials required ferrying across Lake Superior.
Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and inspired El Salvador beach house.
An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.
A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family escape in the Australian bush.
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.