Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
On the Level
Judged by contemporary design standards, the typical postwar suburban split-level house has little to recommend it. Usually...
On the Level
Sadly there's no blueprint for how to best work with an architect.
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany
What do architects build when they can be their own...
Dozens of Levels Give a Quebec Home Stadium-Sized Views of the Forest
In Chertsey, Canada, a modern haven reclines into its woodland setting.
A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties
A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.
Move Into This Midcentury Modern Revival in North Carolina For $1.2M
Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
Home and Studio Maximizes Very Narrow Site in Echo Park
A house in Echo Park makes the most of its narrow lot with open-plan spaces spread out over four levels.
Iconic Perspectives: Harry Gesner’s Sandcastle
The entire lineup of this year's Los Angeles Iconic Houses tours was filled with irreplaceable works of architecture, but the...
Clever Storage Solutions and a Shifted Layout Revive This 1950s Chicago Home
When Carly and Brad Moeller were searching for a new home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood of Chicago, they came across a...
Modern Love
Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in Hoboken.
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
Eric Ryan of Method reviews 5 front-loading washers and dryers
For all of the grass stain–elimination contests we see on TV among name-brand laundry detergents, it’s the washers and dryers...
GM Architects' Latest Project: Harmonizing Two Distinct Mediterranean Identities
Though the Moroccan harbor town of M’diq is no stranger to luxury, architect Galal Mahmoud’s recent project in Tamuda Bay is...
Pole Star
By creatively manipulating the angles and levels of exterior surfaces on this modest Polish country house, architect Peter Kuczia...
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
Motel 6 Makeover
It's been said more than once since the recession began that a down economy breeds creativity, born from heightened...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...