Collection by Diana Budds

Homes that Throw Shade


We're talking creative ways to block out the sun.

Mermet sun sails inspired by the nearby harbor shield Church and Jett from harsh sunlight, while practical, man-made...
With a fire pit, mobile shades, and drought-tolerant grasses recessed in the Mangaris plank expanse, the roof deck is a...
An ipe deck slopes sharply skyward behind Amy Persin’s house in Menlo Park, California, creating a secluded backyard...
In the foreground are Float beanbag chairs and poufs from Paola Lenti.
"I think an architect’s job is to celebrate what people really care about and simplify and streamline the rest.” —Page...
Tack Architects designed the house to frame views of the surrounding landscape.
The Babat residence in Nashville is blessed with a big backyard; however, the blistering Tennessee sun once made it...
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