Straight and Narrow
Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical...
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
A Victory Garden for the White House?
The White House groundskeepers have made some progress and have launched a gardening practice designed to be more...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
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.
A Narrow Courtyard Joins a Unique Two-Family Home in Saigon
A city home honors the local culture with communal outdoor space and reclaimed materials.
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
A Heavenly Backyard is Precise with Pebbles
A San Francisco landscape designer finds a small-space solution that’s anything but narrow-minded.
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
Slim Is in For These 10 Skinny Homes
As cities grow denser, the popularity of infill development rises.
A Modern Beachfront House in São Sebastião, Brazil
Studio Arthur Casas were hired by a previous clients’ friends who wanted to build a house right next door on a narrow beachfront...
Weck Canning Jars
The Slow Food movement, not the mention Frtiz Haeg's modern day Victory Gardens, have sparked a renewed interest in canning and...
Cathedral Without Walls
Walking down the narrow cobbled lanes of Seville, Spain, I keenly anticipate vibrant Moorish tile, rows of orange trees, and more...
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...
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...
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Landshare: Networked Gardening
Not since the days of post-WWII victory gardens have so many people been motivated to supplement their grocery purchases with...
Friday Finds 7.31.09
Today is the last day of July and you know what that means...If you haven't yet sent in your submission to the Reburbia...
Caroline Baumann
For the next installment of Three Buildings I spoke with Acting Director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Caroline...
A New Nørreport for Copenhagen
While I was studying abroad last spring in Copenhagen, every morning on my way to school I passed through the busiest train hub,...