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.
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated sensibility.
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.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.
A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century apartment.
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
In Austin, Texas, architect Sean Guess forges an inventive industrial kitchen for a cost-conscious couple.
In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with serious design savvy and a hefty dose of creativity.
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest lightly on the land.
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision for a diminutive, low-key lakeside getaway.
Three designers jump-start their practice with an affordably built abode in New Zealand.
On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.
Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to build their green dream home.
No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.
Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the day and glows at night.
A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.
One resident supports her friends' company and builds with their prefab modules.
A French country house keeps it simple and eco-friendly.
A low-key vacation spot in Ontario is the right getaway from Washington, D.C.