Superb Single-Story Homes
These houses give their residents everything they need without going vertical.
The material was gathered from soil with high sand content on the property as well as a second site in the vicinity.
In keeping with the island’s rugged character, the new home was pared down to the essentials.
In the living room, a central hanging fireplace offers warmth and ambience without blocking the view to the valley...
The residents requested in the project brief that the home revolve around family spaces.
In the foreground are Float beanbag chairs and poufs from Paola Lenti.
When he became the dean of Syracuse University's School of Architecture in 2004, Mark Robbins made a plan to help the...
Scott Wallace and Tara Coco turned to Lake|Flato Architects and its modular Porch House system for a family compound on...
Cedar rainscreen in a range of widths and color stains makes up the facade.
Sheridan Coakley, owner of the London-based furnishings purveyor SCP, uses his circa-1970s home as a testing ground for...
Seen from the guesthouse, the new home touches every corner of the property without overwhelming its natural beauty.
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
For all its hard environmental work, one of the most immediate of the Blue Sky Home’s pleasures is how it sits so...
Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan collaborated with New Haven, Connecticut, firm Gray Organschi on their...
Here's a wider view of the exterior.
In 1962, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill architect Arthur Witthoefft won the AIA's highest honor for a home he built in the...
Marmol and Becket with their daughter, Emilia.
The Hupert-Kinmont house lies low in a century-old apple orchard, far from neighboring houses.
In realizing their dream to build a country retreat in upstate New York, Sandy Chilewich and Joe Sultan—proprietors of...
A 1,600-square-foot in-law unit in Sonoma, California, has two bedrooms and two baths for its 87-year-old resident,...
The iT House offers cross-ventilation through its wide, expansive doors and windows, which naturally help cool down the...
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