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For $3.75M, Snag This Fully Furnished Designer Home In the Florida Panhandle
For $3.75M, Snag This Fully Furnished Designer Home In the Florida Panhandle
Located in Santa Rosa Beach, the home features expansive steel windows and doors, along with a resort-style swimming pool and backyard patio.
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A New Eco-Friendly Home Emerges From a Tired Structure on Long Island’s Wetlands
Josh Manes Architecture imagines protruding and receding volumes to maximize solar energy and frame 360-degree views.
A Log Cabin Kit Home Pops Up at the Edge of a Lake in Southern Finland
Prefab builder Pluspuu erects a rustic yet refined retreat an hour’s drive from Helsinki.
Asking $1.4M, This Cape Cod Hideaway Was Made for Forest Bathing
Asking $1.4M, This Cape Cod Hideaway Was Made for Forest Bathing
The modernist-inspired design by Hundred Mile House features elevated living areas with a direct connection to the shady pine forest.
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Before & After: A Rower Couple’s London Residence Amplifies Light and Space
Loader Monteith Architects streamline a fixer-upper for their clients’ guests—and future little ones.
Before & After: A Sparkling Kitchen-and-Bath Renovation Elevates a San Diego Home
By preserving the rooms’ original footprints but seriously upgrading fixtures and finishes, Solstice Interiors creates an elegant, new look.
A DIY Couple Build a Farm-Fresh Retreat in the Canadian Countryside
Working with architect Nova Tayona, a Toronto-based couple create a family farmhouse that merges past and present.
A Luminous Bay Area Home With Retractable, Glazed Walls Seeks $7M
Architect Miles Berger mixes wood, stone, and glass to craft a striking home that blurs the lines between inside and out.
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Portland, Oregon
Accessory dwelling units help the city meet its density goals and extend housing options—but only after striking a short-term/long-term balance.
Crate & Barrel Just Unveiled a Breezy New Collab With Parachute
The sustainably sourced collection of home goods was inspired by misty Venice Beach mornings.
An Expansive Bay Area Aerie Offers Golden Gate Views for a Cool $14M
An Expansive Bay Area Aerie Offers Golden Gate Views for a Cool $14M
The nearly 7,000-square-foot residence by Cheng Design frames panoramas of the San Francisco Bay.
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Salvaged Wood From a Neglected Shed Shines Again in This Los Angeles ADU
A couple enlist woodworking experts to turn the run-down shack in their backyard into a gleaming guesthouse.
Case Study Architect Whitney R. Smith’s SoCal Residence Lists for $2.35M
The landmarked home and studio in Pasadena was Smith’s principal residence throughout most of his career.
With Three Good Reasons and $400K, an L.A. Couple Build the ADU of Their Dreams
In housing-strapped Los Angeles, a designer couple take on their own backyard build—and create a new rental in the process.
Black Aluminum and Cedar Wrap a Traveling Couple’s Tiny Home
French builder Baluchon created Ala Köl for their clients’ life on the road.
Plant Prefab Launches Its First Passive House LivingHomes with Net-Zero Capabilities
Plant Prefab raises the bar for green building with three Richard Pedranti Architect–designed dwellings that meet rigorous Passive House standards.
These Beachy Digs in Melbourne Explore the Yin and Yang of Form, Texture, and Color
In a mashup of desert midcentury and industrial chic, Mim Design creates a perfectly balanced home for a design-savvy family.
This Zen-Inspired Prefab Cabin Popped Up in a Single Day
The Kynttilä tiny house lights up like a lantern in a secluded Finnish forest.
Outdoor Research’s No-Nonsense Face Masks Are the New Essential for Any Adventure
The beloved outdoor brand is on a mission to bring you the best protective gear on the market.
A Spruced-Up Sarasota Modern Seeks $800K in Fort Myers, Florida
This 1956 gem was designed by Ralph Spencer Twitchell, a key figure in the Sarasota School of Architecture.
A Wood-Clad Retreat in the Hills of Los Angeles Asks $2.6M
Perched high on a hillside in Topanga Canyon, this revamped home is dressed with natural wood inside and out.
A Mom of Three Masters Chic Child-Friendly Design at Her Family’s Home in Rotterdam
Parent and interior design newcomer Eva Goedegebuur’s Scandinavian-inspired home proves that good design is for kids and adults alike.
Color, Curves, and Verve Combine at an Architect’s Playful Brooklyn Loft
Building prototypes by hand helped Antonio Monserrat explore form and function in the making of his imaginative pad in Williamsburg.
Moritz Kundig’s Historic Wallmark House Offers Lakefront Living for $1.1M
The landmarked midcentury residence just outside Spokane, Washington, features a massive lava-rock fireplace and a cedar-wrapped solarium.
An Off-Grid Floating Home Brings the All-Black Aesthetic to the Canals of Amsterdam
Built as part of an energy-independent community of floating homes, the design by i29 architects is a striking departure from its neighbors.
For $1,000 a Month, You Can Own a Tiny Home at This Village in Florida
To keep up with demand, ESCAPE is expanding their recently completed tiny home village in Tampa Bay.
A Family’s Forsaken Stone Farmhouse in Spain Is Delicately Restored
Returning to old stomping grounds, two siblings enlist Acabadomate to revive the 19th-century residence in Catalonia.
You Don’t Want to Miss This Design Within Reach Mega Sale
Save 15% on midcentury and contemporary furnishings for a limited time.
Before & After: A Couple’s Careful Restoration of an L.A. Midcentury Earns It Landmark Status
Acting as their own general contractors, the homeowners respectfully update architect Doug Rucker’s redwood-clad Hogan Residence.