Not Your Grandma's Victorian
A traditional home in Toronto goes modern.
The Shipping Muse
Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...
Pod Space Prefab Garden Sheds
A few years ago, Ben Lord surveyed the garden sheds on the market in his native England and didn’t like what he saw.
When Prefab Is Painless
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.
This Luminous Australian Renovation Packs a Lot Into a 23-Foot-Wide Lot
A surprisingly modern addition transforms an 1880 bungalow in Adelaide, Australia, into a spacious and sensuous abode.
After searching in vain for an empty lot to build on, architect Brian White settled for a nondescript 1960s ranch that nobody...
A Suburban Vancouver Home Edits its Privacy Settings
A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.
This Tiny New England Cottage Is a No-Frills Weekend Hideaway
A one-room retreat outside Providence, Rhode Island, takes up no more space than a standard two-car garage.
For photographer Ed Reeve, building his own house had been a lifelong dream.
Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
Modern Gabled House in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
Z for Two
In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...
It's Hip to Be Square
This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home,...
Hardcore-punk Aficionados Love this Renovated 1940s Ranch-style Home
Even before construction was complete, the Stump House was turning heads.
An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof
With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.
Humid City, Cool Home
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s...
On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...
Garden Pavilion, Seattle
When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in...
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
On the shores of New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu, architects Bronwen Kerr and Pete Ritchie designed a relaxed family home that...