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$1.85M Will Land You the Tallest Home in Saint Paul, Minnesota
$1.85M Will Land You the Tallest Home in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Set on a landscaped 1.56-acre lot, the 9,400-square-foot house dates back to 1886.
Trixie Mattel Shares DIY Advice—and What You Didn’t See on Her New Home Reno Show
On the heels of her Discovery+ series, “Trixie Motel,” we spoke to the drag superstar about the chaos and glamour of renovating a Palm Springs midcentury motel.
An Architect Couple’s Asymmetrical Home With a Next-Level Plan Seeks £2.8M
Designed by the duo behind award-winning firm Liddicoat & Goldhill, the multilevel house is angled to capture natural light on its narrow site in London.
An Outdoor Courtyard Becomes the Living Room of a Family’s Barcelona Row House
An Outdoor Courtyard Becomes the Living Room of a Family’s Barcelona Row House
Their gathering space connects to the kitchen and features a built-in bench, a barbecue, and a shade mechanism to stay cool.
One of L.A.’s Only Surviving Bunker Hill Homes Lists for $3M
The renovated Victorian, which now sits comfortably in the city’s historic Angelino Heights neighborhood, has been relocated twice since it was built in the early 1880s.
An Architect Scrapes Away Decades of Paint to Polish Up a Brutalist Gem
Oliver Grimshaw finds his modernist dream home, hiding in plain sight.
How the Creators of ‘A Strange Loop’ Set the Literal Stage for the Tony-Winning Musical
Playwright Michael R. Jackson and scenic designer Arnulfo Maldonado discuss how the team brought to life the onstage environments for the critically acclaimed Broadway show.
Kansas City’s Tara Raghuveer Has a ‘North Star’ and It’s True Social Housing
The activist and director of KC Tenants explains why the organization’s goal is to move the U.S. away from the private housing model.
The 9 Best Men’s Shorts for the Dog Days of Summer, According to Huckberry
Why hide the results of leg day behind pants when you can let those gams breathe?
Our Favorite Forward-Looking Designs From Salone del Mobile 2022
Milan Design Week is back in full swing—and this year’s exhibitions make space for daring and varied ideas about sustainability, diversity, and well-being.
Beachy ’80s Neon Makes for a Mind-Bending Meal at This Bao Restaurant in Spain
Beachy ’80s Neon Makes for a Mind-Bending Meal at This Bao Restaurant in Spain
Shifting colors evoke a surreal sunset, giving diners a trippy, synesthetic experience.
How to Cultivate an Indoor Oasis, According to the Duo Behind a Beloved Plant Shop
Adam Besheer and Rebecca Bullene, who own Greenery Unlimited, give their tips and tricks for bringing the outside in.
Catch This Butterfly-Roofed Home in Southwest Florida for $4.7M
Architect Andrea Clark Brown designed the edgy lakefront dwelling in 2018 for an avid art collector.
Mesmerizing Black Slats Pair With Huge Windows at This Swedish Villa
Bornstein Lyckefors Architects designs a precise, boxy volume to capture views while providing privacy.
My House: A Designer Couple Treat Their Eichler to a Refresh With Funky, Vintage Style
Greg Ledesma and Paula Ayala display their passion for all things midcentury with their online shop, and through their restored Southern California home.
An Earthship-Inspired Desert Home Asks $3.5M in Santa Fe
Situated on an 11-acre lot, the eccentric residence comprises two sculptural structures made from adobe, stucco, and stone.
Clever Planning Makes Use of Every Corner of a Compact Villa in Spain
Barcelona studio Forma transformed an unusual triangular layout into a home with a surprising sense of space and light.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Overhauls His Garage Into a Finely Tuned ADU for $75K
Valery Augustin rolls up his sleeves and converts his two-car structure into a long-term rental in Los Angeles.
How a Landmark Marcel Breuer Building Became a Groundbreaking, Energy-Conscious Hotel
After years left in disrepair, the brutalist Pirelli Building in New Haven, Connecticut, has been converted into a 165-room getaway that claims it will be the country’s first...
Move Into This Sun-Soaked Midcentury in the Hollywood Hills for $1.7M
The 1954 residence, designed and built by Val Powelson, embodies indoor/outdoor living with a wraparound deck enveloped in greenery.
“I Want You to Feel Cheated”: A Conversation with Lee Bey
A month into his new ‘Chicago Sun-Times’ column, one of America’s last architecture critics reflects on his work, and its fragile role in our culture.
Enjoy Vast Views of Central Park From This $8.9M New York Apartment
While the airy home is stylish, it's the expansive views that take the cake.
A SoHo Penthouse With Three Outdoor Spaces Asks $3.7M
Exposed brick, arched windows, and high, ornate ceilings mark this pre-war apartment.
Live in the Old Glamour of the Revived Hotel Angst in Italy for $3.5M
The world-class hotel in the Italian Riviera once hosted society's most elite.
Zen Out Amid Reflection Pools and Grape Vines in This $7.2M Redmond Home
This tranquil sanctuary embraces modern design with concrete, steel, and glass.
A French Provincial Estate With Two Pools and an Elevator Lists for $39M in McLean, Virginia
The sprawling property with over-the-top amenities is just 20 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.
Take in Panoramas of the Boston Skyline From This Airy Apartment, Listed at $2.9M
Enjoy plenty of natural light and amenities like heated floors, a 24-hour concierge, heated outdoor pool, and fitness room.
Two Outdated Flats Become One ’80s-Inspired Apartment in Milan
Atelierzero connects side-by-side units using blues, pinks, neutral finishes, and an arched hallway.
Charred Timber Clads a New Rentable Tiny Cabin in Germany
Architect Sigurd Larsen teams up with Raus to build an off-grid escape near Berlin.
In London, a Dashing Apartment Atop a Former Warehouse Seeks £1.46M
Home to Brazilian architect and designer Juliano Cordano, the two-story penthouse boasts a spacious roof deck with views over Shoreditch.