The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
5 Fabulous Prefab Homes in Tennessee
These state-of-the-art dwellings look toward the future with sustainable building strategies and sleek design.
A Breezy Modular Home Keeps Cool in Austin, Texas
Inspired by local residential typology, this 850-square-foot modular home has high ceilings, light-filled rooms, and a central...
A Contemporary Home Cascades Down the Hillside in Vancouver
Astounding mountain and harbor views in Central Vancouver direct the remodel of this 1970s dwelling.
Bricks and Breezes Keep This Tropical Indonesian Home Cool
A perforated brick brise-soleil fills this lush home with diffuse daylight and cooling breezes.
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
Expanses of Glass and Broad Trellises Bring Clarity to a Renovated Home in San Francisco
Architect Anne Fougeron softens and brightens a ’60s-era residence, adding a new glass pavilion.
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
This Family of Four Calls a Cool, Renovated School Bus Their Full-Time Home
The clever layout of this 234-square-foot skoolie balances bright, open spaces with private nooks.
A Barn-Style L.A. Home Keeps it Cool With a Crisp, Minimalist Interior
Laney LA built this black-and-white home in Culver City, California, with the help of its curious and creative owners.
Arcs of Concrete Swoop Down Like Curtains in This Crisp Belgian Home
Adding a surprisingly soft appeal, the concrete separates and provides passageways into spaces.
A Breezy, Self-Sufficient Home in Los Cabos Keeps it Cool—Literally
This off-grid residence by FabrikG is finely tuned to its seaside locale to regulate temperature.
A Californian Home Gently Steps Down on an Oak-Studded Landscape
Western Red Cedar and exposed concrete meld together in a nature-inspired retreat knitted into a challenging hillside.
Humid City, Cool Home
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s...
4 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool and Save Energy This Summer
Save money and energy this summer with these four tips.
Kanye West’s Star Wars-Inspired Prefab Home Prototypes May Get Torn Down
‘Ye’s vision of affordable dome homes for the masses hits a major road block.
Formerly a Farm Workers' Cottage, This Cool Norfolk Home Costs Just Over $1 Million
Once a cottage for farm workers, this house—which overlooks the Salthouse Marshes on the north coast of Norfolk—has been...
A 1908 Schoolhouse Becomes a Cool Family Home
A 1908 Schoolhouse Becomes a Cool Family Home originally appeared on Hunker.
Density Down Under
Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a...
This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.