Collection by Diana Budds

Modern Lakeside Homes


From a modernist icon to a New Jersey prefab, these six projects show that a body of water does a structure good.

Perched above a lake on Australia’s verdant Mornington Peninsula, James and Imogen Tutton’s teak-clad house was...
A glass-framed corridor crosses a central courtyard to connect these spaces with the main house.
“The house’s narrow footprint works for us in terms of maximum exposure to the lake,” says Gibbs (shown here with son...
In a family’s pint-size lake retreat in Austin, Texas, ipe siding and decking meet concrete floors and steeland-glass...
Margaret and Grant especially admire the craftsmanship of the wood floor, which is scalloped to fit snugly against the...
The outdoor furniture is from Richard Schultz.

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