NATURAL & CONCRETE
A Guide to Shou Sugi Ban and 8 Homes Featuring the Japanese Technique
The ancient Japanese technique of shou sugi ban was traditionally used to protect wood by charring it and leaving behind a thick...
A Respectfully Renovated Modern Beach House on Fire Island Asks $1.8M
DAS Studio Architects tackled the improvements to this 1964 home on Fire Island, just south of Long Island, New York.
The designers fabricated everything in the house, down to the quarter-sawn pine and macrocarpa-wood kitchen cabinetry...
Complete with a Franklin stove, one of the bedrooms can be easily converted into an office or study.
For musicians, the home's structure is a boon, as the A-shape makes for great acoustics.
The home recently saw new roofing, carpeting, and painting, as well as an updated HVAC system.
Though the daughter didn’t want all-glass walls, natural light and airflow were key.
Connect 5 House Floor Plan: A Kitchen / B Dining Room / C Living Room / D Master Bedroom / E Bathroom / F Bedroom / G...
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim,...
Retirement Never Looked Better and More Sustainable
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
A Minimalist Retreat at the Edge of South Africa's Karoo Desert
Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.