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Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
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Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Midcentury design duo Hendrik Van Keppel and Taylor Green set an enduring standard for modern outdoor furniture.
At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
Somewhere in-between the mid-19th century, the 1960s, and the future, lies Utopie Plastic, or Plastic Utopia: an outdoor art exhibit at a new exhibition space in Marseille that's...
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to play.
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
A Modern Liquor Market in Culver City Reminds the Neighborhood to Drink Well
A Modern Liquor Market in Culver City Reminds the Neighborhood to Drink Well
Los Angeles-based Project M Plus turns a dilapidated liquor store into a European-inspired retail space that caters to a wide range of wine lovers, beer aficionados, and spirit...
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic and practical reasons—not to mention possible...
A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors
A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors
Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.
A Rookie Designer and Her Builder Father Create an Artist's Sculptural Loft in the Desert
A Rookie Designer and Her Builder Father Create an Artist's Sculptural Loft in the Desert
A rookie designer, a veteran builder, and an artist eschew the traditional and join forces to create a singular residence in northern New Mexico.
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.
A Louis Kahn-Inspired Barn That’s Lined With Floor-to-Ceiling Shutters
A Louis Kahn-Inspired Barn That’s Lined With Floor-to-Ceiling Shutters
Giant shutters open and close a rural Pennsylvania residence, tempering light and heat.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
When Your House Wants to Talk About Fast Food
When Your House Wants to Talk About Fast Food
A smart-home marketing stunt gone wrong.
How Mixed Reality Can Conquer Buyer’s Remorse
How Mixed Reality Can Conquer Buyer’s Remorse
Welcome to the future of furniture shopping.
Vertical Gardens Spruce Up a Dusty Monument
Vertical Gardens Spruce Up a Dusty Monument
Some serious greenery transforms a 1940 building in Lisbon, Portugal.
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new life—and a big dose of light.
Tour This Frank Gehry-Designed Penthouse in NYC That’s Back on the Market
Tour This Frank Gehry-Designed Penthouse in NYC That’s Back on the Market
Perched on top of a sculpted steel skyscraper, this sumptuous, 3,771-square-foot residence will run you $45,000 a month.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.