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7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...
A Mesmerizing Pool Dominates This Brazilian Home
A pool with panoramic glass walls becomes an alluring work of art in this Brazilian apartment.
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
Hang Around and Toss Around
A year and a half ago, three Danish powerhouse designers—Lars Holme Larsen of Kilo Design, Bjarke Ingels of BIG, and Jens Martin...
A Crumbling Home Is Revived Around a Massive Tree Trunk
Transformed on a tight budget, a decrepit brick structure in Ghent breathes new life as a treehouse-like abode.
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Take a Plunge Into These Enticing Modern Pools
Summer is coming, and we are more than ready.
There was once a steel-decked river barge, decommissioned and idle in Morgan City, Louisiana.
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...
12 Modern Hotels in Historic Buildings Around the World
If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...
9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs
Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled...
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
An Off-Grid Goto House Wraps Around a Jewel-Like Courtyard
Punctured by a glass-enclosed courtyard, this hexagonal, donut-shaped house is filled with light and views from all six sides.
This Can-Do Pool House Cleverly Goes From Private to Party Mode
Built to weather a harsh, mountain climate, this sleek pool house in Park City, Utah, transitions easily from private guesthouse...
A Steel Mesh Curtain Wraps Around This Renovated Australian Home
Taking a cue from Japanese architecture, Hiro-En House in Melbourne features a deep veranda shaded by a stainless-steel mesh...
Designing Your Home Around a Central Piece of Art—Your Front Door
Your front door is one of the biggest pieces of art in your home.