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  1. A Family Retreats to Their Ipe-Clad Backyard for an Easy Getaway
    Outdoor

    A Family Retreats to Their Ipe-Clad Backyard for an Easy Getaway

    An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Ike Edeani
    06.24.16

  2. Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation
    Renovation

    Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation

    By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an irregularly shaped apartment in the heart of Athens, Greece.

    written by: Eleni Gage
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    06.23.16

  3. This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream
    Green

    This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream

    From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.

    written by: Caroline Ednie
    photos by: Andrew Meredith
    06.21.16

  4. The Lake House That's a Living Piece of Architecture History
    House Tours

    The Lake House That's a Living Piece of Architecture History

    A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    06.15.16

  5. An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
    House Tours

    An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home

    Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for watching winter turn to spring and the great vault of the heavens.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Tom Fowlks
    06.15.16

  6. The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State
    My House

    The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State

    A prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat is one woman's outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    06.03.16

  7. How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
    Houses We Love

    How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House

    An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    06.01.16

  8. This Garden Shed Stays Cool in Belgium
    Finishing Touch

    This Garden Shed Stays Cool in Belgium

    Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the day and glows at night.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Tim Van de Velde
    05.13.16

  9. New Bungalow, Old Neighborhood
    House Tours

    New Bungalow, Old Neighborhood

    A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.

    written by: Erika Heet
    05.10.16

  10. This Surfer Rules the Ocean from a Cliffside House
    House Tours

    This Surfer Rules the Ocean from a Cliffside House

    A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.

    written by: Jane Rawson
    photos by: Sean Fennessy
    05.10.16

  11. This Home is Complete with an Indoor Jungle
    Outdoor

    This Home is Complete with an Indoor Jungle

    A skylit conservatory doubles as a verdant dining parlor in Sonoma County, California.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Grant Harder
    04.28.16

  12. An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard
    Outdoor

    An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard

    This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Joe Fletcher
    04.25.16

  13. How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
    House Tours

    How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground

    A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.

    written by: Sarah F. Cox
    photos by: Eli Meir Kaplan
    04.22.16

  14. How a 1,000-Year-Old Technique Made This Pavilion
    House Tours

    How a 1,000-Year-Old Technique Made This Pavilion

    This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern extension.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: James Silverman
    04.20.16

  15. This House Gets Better with Age
    House Tours

    This House Gets Better with Age

    An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.

    photos by: Iwan Baan
    04.14.16

  16. 7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs
    Outdoor

    7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs

    Whether it's rainy and humid, or a dry, sweltering day, these designs are not only elegant additions to an outdoor space, they're made to withstand the elements.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.16.15

  17. Andrea Cochran's Bold Landscape Designs Are Natural Wonders
    Outdoor

    Andrea Cochran's Bold Landscape Designs Are Natural Wonders

    Andrea Cochran, a 2014 National Design Award winner, applies a site-specific approach to tease out the ephemeral and sensory.

    written by: Lydia Lee
    06.14.15

  18. Landscape Architect Kevin Shanley Wants to Reconnect Cities with Their Waterways
    Interviews

    Landscape Architect Kevin Shanley Wants to Reconnect Cities with Their Waterways

    More than a half-century ago, Houston's flood-prone Buffalo Bayou was unceremoniously turned into a straight sluice to carry excess water to the Gulf of Mexico. In 2012, the city embarked on a $58...

    written by: Esha Chhabra
    06.12.15

  19. How to Make a Totally Green Wall
    Outdoor

    How to Make a Totally Green Wall

    Woolly Pocket has introduced its Living Wall Planter 2—self-watering, easy to hang, and perfect for creating a simple to maintain green wall for summer and beyond.

    written by: Erika Heet
    06.11.15

  20. 7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love
    Outdoor

    7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love

    From studios, to guest rooms, lounge areas, and practice spaces, these space-efficient backyard structures provide a small sojourn from the everyday, just steps away from home.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.10.15

  21. A Vertical Walkway in Mexico Becomes a Leisurely Public Space
    Outdoor

    A Vertical Walkway in Mexico Becomes a Leisurely Public Space

    At a housing development in Mexico City, the architecture firm Ludens designed a vibrant outdoor area perfect for idling and absorbing views of the city. For more public space makeovers, check out...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.08.15

  22. 12 Modern Outdoor Products We Love
    Product

    12 Modern Outdoor Products We Love

    These designs will have you summer-ready before your first sunburn sets in.

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.07.15

  23. 5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging
    Outdoor

    5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging

    These designs elevate city living with an outdoor view fit for the summer season.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.05.15

  24. 12 Modern Spaces Made for Music
    Rooms We Love

    12 Modern Spaces Made for Music

    From a music loft to an outdoor veranda, these modern spaces are like music to our ears.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    06.05.15

  25. 5 City Porches and Patios That Pack Outdoor Space in Small Packages
    Outdoor

    5 City Porches and Patios That Pack Outdoor Space in Small Packages

    These five urban abodes make the most of patios, porches, and yards to grab a bit of green space in the big city. For more inspiring outdoor design ideas, pick up our June issue, on stands now.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    06.04.15

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