An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
10 Functional Pieces For Small Space Living
Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.
These 10 Refreshed Barns Bring Modern Living to the Countryside
When you imagine a barn, what comes to mind? It's most likely a red, wooden building with a gambrel roof—but today, they've come...
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.
These 10 Tiny Apartments in New York City Embrace Compact Living
Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.
10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature
How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.
20 Modern Living Rooms
Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.
10 Tips for Designing Kids' Rooms
Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
10 Kit Home Companies to Watch
In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.
10 Green Commercial Buildings
These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.
Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.
7 Modern Laundry Rooms
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...
10 Modern Glass Homes
Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.

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