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This South African Glamp-site Asks: What If “Moonrise Kingdom” Were Real?
This South African Glamp-site Asks: What If “Moonrise Kingdom” Were Real?
Inspired by the art direction of Wes Anderson, this playful campsite offers a gleeful escape from the world.
Tend Your Patch of Sunshine With Our Guide to Gardens
We've got everything you need to grow your own garden in whatever space you have.
As a Child of Immigrants, I Feel Guilty for Embracing the Minimalist Aesthetic
The Mexican-Chinese home I grew up in was filled with expressions of our family’s culture. Now, my bare-bones Brooklyn apartment tells a different story.
A Converted London Warehouse Decked Out in Glass Bricks Seeks £2.4M
A Converted London Warehouse Decked Out in Glass Bricks Seeks £2.4M
Set on the banks of Regent’s Canal, this Union Wharf home takes in scenic views with porthole windows and an enviable rooftop terrace.
A Swooping Concrete Canopy Crowns a Pavilion-Style Home Near Buenos Aires
Interiors transition seamlessly to covered outdoor spaces, courtyards, and gardens in this radically open residence outside the city.
The Real Homes of Real Architects
It may be a cliché career for a rom-com character, but the life of a working architect is far from that fantasy—just ask these current and former employees at the first firm to...
Get Your Life in Order With Burrow’s Polished New Open Storage Collection
The internet-famous furnishing brand debuts five new pieces to keep all your most-loved things on display.
In Melbourne, an Unremarkable Worker’s Cottage Hides a Heavenly Backyard Home
Foomann Architects places a surprisingly spacious and airy two-level residence at the rear of a narrow suburban lot.
An Iconic Midcentury Home by Pierre Koenig Seeks $4.5M in Los Angeles
Built in 1963 on a Pacific Palisades site with showstopping ocean views, the Beagles House remains in pristine original condition.
Before & After: A Bland Brooklyn Loft Is Reborn With Savvy Millwork
Architect Leah Solk reworks every bit of ad-hoc storage to tame clutter and streamline the space.
A Verdant Midcentury in the Middle of a Portland Forest Asks $1.6M
A Verdant Midcentury in the Middle of a Portland Forest Asks $1.6M
A tree grows right through the roof of this 1962 home with a breeze block facade and a lush backyard oasis.
10 Vacation Homes That Bring Nature Inside
These rentals reimagine conventional notions of inside and out and celebrate the beauty of the natural world in unexpected ways.
A Massive Glass Front Slides Open at This Off-Grid Cabin in Australia
Every room features a view at the sustainable retreat, but hoisting the window provides an even deeper connection to its river setting.
This Azure ADU Is an L.A. Teen’s Home (Slightly) Away From Home
Assembledge+ expands a century-old Hancock Park house with a backyard living space for the homeowners’ eldest son.
Gaze Upon Stuttgart From This Monolithic Hillside Home Asking $7M
Concrete and glass harmonize to form this brutalist house overlooking the German city.
Blue-Green Stone Walls Anchor a Family’s Serene Retreat in Vietnam
They enclose the home’s private spaces, where bedrooms open onto interior courtyards with outdoor showers.
“You’re Finally Seeing Cracks in the NIMBY Armor”
New York real estate developers Vivian Liao and Tucker Reed of TOTEM want you to want affordable housing in your neighborhood.
How One Midcentury Design Dealer Is Taking a Chance on the Odd and Obscure
Clément Cividino’s fascination with forgotten prefab designs has become a full-blown obsession. His latest? An ingenious structure with a checkered past.
A Central Courtyard at This Sierra Nevada Retreat Evokes the Feel of a Campsite
The concrete-and-steel home by Faulkner Architects gives one family a refined escape in the mountains of Northern California.
You Can Own a Piece of San Diego’s Modernist History for $1.3M
A textbook example of the streamline moderne style, the Walter Church Residence was groundbreaking when it was built in the 1940s. Now, it’s on the market.
Past Meets Present in This Fresh Addition to a Centuries-Old English Farmhouse
A light-filled extension by Tom Turner Architects nods to the history and craft of a 17th-century home.
Put Your Feet Up in Style With These 10 Outstanding Outdoor Ottomans
No matter what you call it—a tuffet, pouf, ottoman, or a good old-fashioned footstool—these pieces are small but mighty.
A Mews House in London Is Built Head-to-Toe With Timber Hauled In By Hand
Situated on a pedestrian alley, the serene homestead architect Russell Jones designed for his family was a true labor of love.
The Design Books I’m Adding to My Collection This Summer
Memphis-inspired interiors, subterranean homes, and new design solutions for pressing global issues are all featured in these recently released architecture and design hardcovers.
A Brutalist Arizona Apartment With a Velvety Interior Lists for $670K
Architect Vince Scarano created a swanky wonderland within this landmark flat’s crisp concrete shell.
Before & After: Post Remodel, a Creole Cottage In New Orleans Is Filled With Fresh Local Finds
A jaguar mural, bold yellow butterfly wallpaper, and a spirited collection of artwork and furnishings by local makers complete the family home.
Expert Recs: Parachute Founder Ariel Kaye’s Home Picks Are All About Comfort
Plus, she shouts out her most loved and most used items from the luxe home goods line she founded.
A Dreamy Farmhouse at the Foot of the Catskills Seeks $3.8M
Set on 41 acres in upstate New York, this culinary farmstead features a greenhouse dining room and a “MasterChef”-worthy kitchen.
A Cabin Perched on the Rugged, Remote Chilean Coast Is Equally Extreme
Architects Umberto Bonomo and Felipe Alarcón used a wedge-shaped wall to guard the concrete and glass home from the elements while still capturing ocean views.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Designer Builds a Tiny Guesthouse for $109K
Kelli Hix creates a charming ADU off the back of her historic bungalow in Nashville, Tennessee.