Collection by John Osborne



Cool prefab designs and designers

“The hope has been to combine archaic and modern elements in a way that would enhance the beauty of each by virtue of...
The Floating Farmhouse’s semitransparent addition has a roofline that matches the pitch of the original 1820s farmhouse.
Nicknamed the Floating Farmhouse, this 200-year-old home inspired one former copywriter to delve into architecture as a...
During snowy winters, the white interiors seamlessly blend with the home’s exterior. Berlin, Germany.
Utilized year-round, the 225-square-foot cabin opens up to the surrounding countryside via parallel glass walls on...
The architects learned how to deal with the complex site while solving the challenge of incorporating everything a...
Choosing not to make a big to-do of itself, this cottage blends in with its surroundings.
A polychrome facade made of salvaged, 100-year-old barnwood gives this small, lofted cottage space its unique character.
“We did our best to tuck the buildings into the site—the goal was to get up high on a perch.
On a sloping site near a defunct rock quarry on the remote lobster-fishing island of Vinalhaven, Maine, a three-part...
The house's ceiling was hewn from Douglas fir, which gives off a warm glow.
Kartheiser's courtyard also includes a dry sauna with a ceiling made from 2,500 pieces of wood.
The 1950s desk in the office is from the original house; the chair is by Aksel, a Norwegian furniture company.
When not in use as the headboard, the large redwood slab folds down to become a desk.
The finished effect is like being inside of an instrument, where light is allowed to play off of the varying ages of...
The structure was stripped down to the original wood surface, including the diagonal paneling that has previously...
Sliding glass doors and galvanized metal siding are also...
The second floor holds three bedrooms and a living area for the girls.
Spruce clads the interior walls and ceilings.
Subtle features incorporated into the design, including an elevated terrace and jetty, help the home float above the...
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