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ICON Just Unveiled Plans for a Massive 3D-Printed Neighborhood in Austin, Texas
ICON Just Unveiled Plans for a Massive 3D-Printed Neighborhood in Austin, Texas
3D-home printers ICON have partnered with Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and homebuilders Lennar for their most ambitious project to date.
A Design Pro Breaks Down the Secret Recipes Behind 5 Stylish Kitchens
Designer Gretchen Krebs of Medium Plenty offers her expert take on five concept kitchens styled by Bosch and outfitted with the brand’s sleek appliances.
A Remote Chilean Cabin Appears to Float Above the Forest Floor
In the Andes, architect Sergio Araneda creates an ecological refuge that embraces the surrounding woods and treads lightly on the land.
A London Townhouse Captures the Glamour of the Hollywood Hills in the ’70s
A London Townhouse Captures the Glamour of the Hollywood Hills in the ’70s
A musical couple transform a tired townhouse into a modernist home—complete with a music studio—inspired by the heyday of California’s rock 'n' roll scene.
10 Modern Cat Trees That Will Look Fab in Your Home
Your kitty—and your couch upholstery—will thank you.
A Restored Midcentury With an 1,800-Square-Foot Addition Seeks $740K in Illinois
Originally designed by renowned University of Illinois architecture professor and architect Jack Sherman Baker in 1968, the four-bedroom home features double-height glazing, three...
A Former Corner Shop in Sydney Becomes a Family Home Full of Art Nouveau Flair
The sensuous residence draws inspiration from Scottish architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh and traditional Japanese interiors.
This Floating Sauna in Switzerland Lets You Steam, Plunge, and Repeat
A prefab sauna built atop a floating deck promises wellness with a view.
A Craftsman Built in 1900 Just Hit the Market for $1.2M in Portland
Updated for modern living, the move-in ready bungalow has all its period charms intact.
Once Owned by Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, New York’s Narrowest Home Asks $5M
The 19th-century townhouse at 75 ½ Bedford Street is nine-and-a-half-feet wide—and even slimmer inside.
An 18th-Century Sawmill in Portugal Is Revived as a Striking White Gable Home
An 18th-Century Sawmill in Portugal Is Revived as a Striking White Gable Home
The 2,368-square-foot dwelling in Oeiras, a Portuguese city just west of Lisbon, features light-filled living spaces and interior patios enclosed by a freestanding gable wall.
On a Squeezed Lot in Paris, a Family of Six Builds Up and Out
Local firm Ajile Architects worked between party walls to create a vertical, light-filled design complete with a series of indoor/outdoor spaces.
A Tiny, Prefab Cabin Soaks Up Riverside Views in Chile
This temporary accommodation for traveling professors tilts toward the water like the bow of a boat.
The Sumptuous ’70s Home Known as Casa Perfect Is Listed at $12M
Most recently a showcase for design gallery The Future Perfect, the crescent-shaped residence in Beverly Hills is on the market for the first time ever.
The 6 Best Appliances for Your Kitchen Renovation, According to an Expert Design Duo
The founders of Stewart-Schafer, a multidisciplinary architecture and interior design studio, give us their recommendations for the items you’ll want to include in your kitchen...
Brighten Your Home With Lighting From Our 7 Favorite Eco-Conscious Makers
Grab these artful lighting pieces from brands that keep Mother Nature top of mind.
26 Essentials to Get the Fall Feels in Full Swing
Playoff baseball, changing leaves, and crisp morning air—autumn is a big mood, and we’re leaning in with some seasonal picks for the home and wardrobe.
An Angular Black Cabin in Coastal France Honors the Bucolic Landscape
Designed by two Bordeaux-based architects as their family vacation home, the 850-square-foot structure sits on raised platforms that allow the surrounding ecosystem to prosper.
A Chilean Cabin Rises Amidst Ancient Trees in the Andes Mountains
Returning to its roots, local firm Iragüen Viñuela Arquitectos creates a gable-roofed vacation home while preserving the surrounding flora.
An Enchanting Cabin of Wood, Glass, and Steel Entices Visitors to Rural Wisconsin
Designed by Sala Architects, Metal Lark Tower is the first cabin to open at Nordlys Lodging, a 140-acre property where nature rules.
The Meditative Pastime of Rock Collecting Inspires an Artful Lighting Series
Modeled after ocean-tumbled rocks, the smooth forms of these sustainably made lamps will make you want to pick them up and take them home.
A Multitiered Addition With a Lush Courtyard Revives a Federation-Style Melbourne Home
Architectural studio WALA breathes new life into a dated weatherboard bungalow with a two-level extension that incorporates a rear garden and addresses the home’s flood-prone site.
This Vacation Home in Argentina Is One Part House, One Part Skate Ramp
For a client who shreds, designer Macu Bulgubure created the ultimate escape by merging a half-pipe with a home.
A Brutalist-Inspired Home in Australia Maintains a Breezy Connection to the Bush
Complying with newly minted fire safety building codes, architect Polly Harbison started with concrete to create a dreamy indoor/outdoor retreat for her clients.
A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration
Zooco Estudio creates a sublime workspace on the top floor of a painter’s home.
20 Eye-Catching Homes That Make Use of Circular Motifs
Ring-shaped skylights, wall cutouts, and built-in window nooks are among the playful, geometric features that round out these homes.
An Awkward Dublin Home Turns a Corner With a Smart Triangular Extension
Robert Bourke Architects utilizes every inch of space on a challenging site to create an addition with skylights, a garden, and room to breathe.
An Artist Transforms a Joshua Tree Cabin Into a Surrealism-Inspired Rental
Taking cues from the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in California, artist Shawn Button crafts an immersive desert getaway that transports visitors to a...
This Light-Filled Forest Home in the Netherlands Brings Nature Into Focus
On the site of a former clinic, Kevin Veenhuizen Architects creates a peaceful family residence where plants and wildlife abound.