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A Light-Filled Atrium With a Tree House Anchors a Narrow Residence in Vietnam
A Light-Filled Atrium With a Tree House Anchors a Narrow Residence in Vietnam
Story Architecture designs an indoor/outdoor dwelling in Ho Chi Minh City with plenty of room for a family of four to work, live, and play.
A Log Cabin Kit Sauna Is Built Lakeside for a Post-Steam Plunge in Finland
By building a prefab sauna at water’s edge outside Helsinki, a Finnish family can take a steam, and then cool off with a dip in the region’s archipelago.
A Shipping Container Penthouse Lists for $995K in New York City
Formerly a mechanical room and overhauled by LOT-EK, the Manhattan pad recasts a 20-foot shipping container as an upstairs bedroom.
A Northern Californian Home With Postcard-Worthy Views Seeks $8M
A Northern Californian Home With Postcard-Worthy Views Seeks $8M
The well appointed estate in Tiburon looks out on San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
My House: An Australian Stylist Curates an Ever-Changing, Art-Filled Home
Jono Fleming turns an off-the-plan apartment by architecture studio SJB into a colorful refuge in the heart of Sydney.
Before & After: A Narrow Row House in Brooklyn Stretches for the Sun
Light and Air Architecture deftly extends and reimagines a Park Slope home for the owner, who grew up in the space.
A Dreamy Forest Home by a Renowned Pacific Northwest Architect Asks $1.3M
Set on 1.5 acres in Portland, Oregon, this 1971 home by architect Saul Zaik is on the market for the first time.
An Architect’s 1950s Barcelona Flat Pops With Geometric Color
The founder of Raúl Sánchez Architects restyles his dated corner unit behind a chamfered facade in Barcelona’s Poblenou area.
Airstream’s First-Ever Adventure Van Is Ideal for Your Off-Grid Escapades
The company’s newly launched Interstate 24X luxury motor home gives rugged off-roading a major upgrade.
An Idyllic “Glass Barn” in the English Countryside Asks £2.3M
The sleek farmhouse by architect John Bullock frames riveting views in East Sussex.
A Flowing Hong Kong Apartment Mimics the City’s Cascading Hills
A Flowing Hong Kong Apartment Mimics the City’s Cascading Hills
A winding form slices through the center of this home to add dimension, privacy, and storage.
This Remote Shou Sugi Ban Cabin Gets You Up Close to Iceland’s Volcanoes and Hot Springs
Studio Heima’s Aska Cabin offers a minimalist retreat surrounded by geothermal wonders near the northern shore of Lake Mývatn in Iceland.
11 Modern Media Consoles That Don’t Scream “TV Room”
Subtly style the area where you watch TV—or any living space—with these clutter-stashing media cabinets, credenzas, and entertainment stands.
A Shou Sugi Ban Retreat in Vermont Frames Dramatic Mountain Views
Architect Elizabeth Herrmann designs a modern farmhouse for a family looking to flee steamy summers in Texas and connect with nature.
A Tree House–Inspired Backyard Sanctuary Blends Tranquility and Whimsy
Architectural designer Jerome Byron uses playful proportions and pops of color to spark creativity in a serene Los Angeles guesthouse.
This Is the Last Home Ray Kappe Ever Designed—and It’s Now Up for Sale
Completed in March this year, the Palm Springs residence by the legendary late architect is asking $6,400,000.
A Family’s Home in Kyoto Balances Light and Darkness With a Diagonal Wall
The insertion of a two-level, canted partition in a 40-year-old home gives a young family in Japan a multitude of unique spaces.
9 “Before & After” Cabin Renovations That Will Make You Look Twice
From salvaged A-frames to revamped desert dwellings, these transformations will give you cabin fever—in a good way.
Budget Breakdown: A Seattle Architect Gives Her Galley Kitchen a Mod Update for $28K
Aimée O’Carroll of goCstudio uses color-blocking to fantastic effect in her 60-square-foot kitchen.
An Indoor/Outdoor Contemporary Home Perched in Beverly Hills Asks $7M
The Gerhard Heusch–designed residence is sculpted into a hillside, surrounded by majestic Oak trees.
An Airy, Custom-Designed Contemporary Hits the Market at $4.6M in Santa Fe, NM
Known as the Sky House, the breezy abode captures riveting views of Jemez, Santa Fe city lights, and the Badlands.
An Indoor/Outdoor Penthouse With Downtown Dallas Views Wants $5.7M
Spanning over 5,000 square feet, the spacious abode offers sleek interiors and a private rooftop terrace.
A Revamped 19th-Century Home Overlooking the Hudson River Lists for $1.6M
Perched on a lush lot in Piermont, New York, the Federal-style abode elegantly blends old and new.
A Luxurious Loft Seeks a New Buyer for $1.3M in Arlington, VA
The turnkey two-bedroom caters to entertaining, featuring large living areas and a Sub Zero wine fridge that can fit nearly 150 bottles.
A Luminous Five-Bedroom With Scandinavian Vibes Asks $3.6M in Berkeley, CA
The custom-designed Wave House boasts floor-to-ceiling windows which frame sweeping bay views.
Ask an Expert: How Do I Make My Home More Energy-Efficient?
Three eco-conscious designers share simple ways to boost your home's energy efficiency.
A Series of Interlocking Gables Create a Light-Filled Family Home in Denmark
C.F. Møller Architects implements an abundance of brick in an homage to another of their projects, the elegant Aarhus University.
Here Are All the Stellar Deals You Can Score This Month
We’ve got the skinny on June’s best discounts on bedding, home furnishings, apparel, and more.
A Vibrant Midcentury-Modern Prefab by Raphael Soriano Seeks $3.3M in L.A.
With floor-to-ceiling windows, colorful interiors, and a sunny backyard pool area, the 1964 Grossman House is the late architect’s first—and only remaining—all-aluminum home.
A Phoenix Family Home Embraces Mountain Views With a Detail Fit for a Circus
The Ranch Mine partners with two equally creative homeowners to build a forward-thinking property on an unconventional lot.