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Airbnb Is Selecting 12 Lucky People to Travel the World for Free
Airbnb Is Selecting 12 Lucky People to Travel the World for Free
Inspired by the growing flexibility to work and live anywhere, Airbnb is giving 12 people funds to travel for 10 months.
30 Camping Must-Haves for Your Next Outdoor Adventure
You don’t have to rough it to experience nature at its finest.
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen implements prefab elements to metamorphose a dated Victorian in just four days.
5 Undeniably Cool Projects Built by Designers and Their Dads
5 Undeniably Cool Projects Built by Designers and Their Dads
From a souped-up Airstream to an experimental cabin in the woods, these creations benefited from some paternal wisdom.
A Darling Craftsman Hits the Market at $849K in L.A.
The charming 1910 home boasts a sage-green exterior and a sustainably landscaped yard that supports the local ecologies of butterflies and bees.
Before & After: A Super Skinny Row House in Brooklyn Gets an Airy, Loft-Like Makeover
A brilliant blue core runs through all four floors of art consultant Priscilla Caldwell’s reworked townhouse in Cobble Hill.
A Dazzling Home by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Apprentice Lists for the First Time
The Atlanta residence, built in 1974 by architect Robert Green, is seeking a new owner for $749,000.
A Brick-and-Concrete Home With a Library Emphasizes Circular Motifs in Mexico
Daniela Bucio Sistos designs an indoor/outdoor residence around a foyer with a round roof cutout that allows a tree to grow through it.
9 Impressive “Before & After” Remodels of 20th-Century Homes in Seattle
These smart Seattle renovations embrace their sylvan settings to the fullest.
A Renovated Barcelona Flat Glows With All-White Interiors and Restored Brick Ceilings
Allaround Lab completely revamps an 800-square-foot apartment, uncovering original barrel-vaulted ceilings and installing custom cabinetry from front to back.
25 Outdoor Party Essentials for Every Kind of Fourth of July Shindig
25 Outdoor Party Essentials for Every Kind of Fourth of July Shindig
Beach days, park picnics, and backyard barbecues—wherever your Fourth of July weekend takes you, these products will elevate your event with ease.
A Fairytale Flat With 18th-Century Frescoes Seeks €440K in Lisbon
Set beneath São Jorge castle, the dreamy one-bedroom evokes the spirit of its illustrious past.
An Australian Couple Turn a Bus Into a Traveling Tiny Home and Physical Therapy Practice
Clare Austin and David Dimech converted a Toyota Coaster into their mobile home and headquarters of Project Physio, which brings healthcare to rural parts of the country.
This New Company Wants to Help Homeowners Turn Their Unused Spaces Into Rentable ADUs
The Los Angeles–based design-build company, Homestead, converts underutilized garages or backyard sheds into ADUs that can be rented out or lived in.
An Architect Designs a Tiny Painter’s Studio in Upstate New York for His Artist Mother
This 440-square-foot studio by Tal Schori proves that wondrous things really do come in small packages.
A Japanese-Inspired Villa Hits the Market on the British Virgin Islands
Boasting a private beach on Virgin Gorda, Villa Katsura brings Japanese sensibilities to the Caribbean.
A Seaside Home Near Barcelona Gets a Bright Update With a Top-Level Library
Enric Rojo Arquitectura transforms a multilevel townhouse in Catalonia to evolve with its longtime residents.
Q&A: Architect Barbara Bestor Shares the Secret to Creating Coziness with Color
The architect discusses the philosophy behind her creative color choices—and the true power of a perfect palette.
Everything You Need to Know About Becoming an Airbnb Host
Ready to share your home with the world and earn extra income? Get started today with our guide to the basics of becoming an Airbnb host.
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
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 winding form slices through the center of this home to add dimension, privacy, and storage.