Collection by Zachary Edelson

Modern Homes Architects Designed for Themselves


From midcentury modern renovations to cutting-edge architecture, explore how these architects work when they're the client and designer.

Architect Paul Hinkin and his partner, Chrissy Pearce, bought and restored this 538-square-foot Deckhouse at Emsworth...
The outside steps of the Zulaikha–Laurence house in Sydney’s suburb of Balmain Point present an effective transition...
The rain garden is framed by bamboo on one side and horsetail on the other.
Dieter Rams’s modular 620 Chair Programme, from the 1960s, takes center stage in the Alford-Young family’s living room.
Architect and developer Cary Tamarkin designed and built his family’s summer home to face due southwest to capture...
The 300-year-old beech tree supplies shade, movement, sound, and color to the site, and provides a towering natural...
The family takes full advantage of their sylvan yard, Sarah Baird and her children Bo and Sky read a book out on the...
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