This Rustic Modern Home Embraces New Zealand’s Natural Splendor
In a scenic location near lush wildlife, cascading falls, and black sand surf beaches, sits a timber-clad home with grand living...
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
A Rammed Earth Home Rises on a Breathtaking Site in New Zealand’s Southern Alps
The use of rammed earth ties the home of a vintner to the terroir.
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
Affording America: The Right to a Home
The most important houses being built in America right now are affordable houses.
The New Zealand House Built on a Sled
This charming two-story beach house is simple, functional, and can be towed to any beach or...
A Curved Holiday Home Nestles Into a Spectacular Clifftop in New Zealand
Belinda George Architects crafts a family “bach” on New Zealand’s North Island that celebrates the native bush and outdoor living.
A Wedge-Shaped Home Opens Up to the New Zealand Bush
On the Tutukaka coastline, a couple carves out a slice of paradise with a wooden home inspired by traditional baches.
A Sun-Kissed Home Hits the Market in Otago, New Zealand
Built in 2020, the contemporary dwelling spans nearly 5,000 square feet, and it frames picturesque views of the surrounding...
A Remote Cabin in New Zealand Celebrates Affordable Materials and Life’s Simple Pleasures
Located on a windswept site, this one-bedroom retreat is built to withstand the rigors of rural life, and it can sleep up to six...
A New, Affordable Green Home Comes to an Australian Eco-Village
Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.
Soak In New Zealand’s Rugged Beauty at This Remote Farmhouse Retreat
Accessible via helicopter or a 40-minute 4x4 ride overtop clifftop farm tracks, Scrubby Bay offers a remote slice of paradise on...
This DIY Home in New Zealand Doubles as a Coffee Spot and Art Gallery
A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, art gallery, and coffee kiosk on New Zealand’s...
This Moody New Zealand Home Overlooks the Black Sands of Piha Beach
On New Zealand’s rugged west coast, a family’s brooding beach house opens up to the surrounding canopy and ocean views.
This Compact New Zealand Home Uses Low-Cost Materials to Dazzling Effect
Designed for a couple in Wellington, New Zealand, this small home puts the focus on affordable materials and stunning views.
A Hillside Midcentury Home in Pasadena Starts at $749K
Perched among the treetops, this residence in the San Rafael Hills affords plenty of outdoor space for lounging and entertaining.
A New Zealand Architect Brings a Beach Shack Sensibility to His Family Home
Channeling the kiwi bach, architect Daniel Smith creates an address where a casual attitude—even in a sharp-edge structure—reigns...
Austin’s Community First! Village Unveils Affordable New Micro Homes
With a wood-clad interior and a butterfly roof, this compact home by Mckinney York Architects balances affordability,...
A Coastal New Zealand Home Mines Starlight and Sunshine With Massive Light Wells
On the coast of New Zealand’s North Island, an award-winning holiday home puts a sculptural twist on the local bach typology.
Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas
An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated...
A Contemporary Home Cascades Down the Hillside in Vancouver
Astounding mountain and harbor views in Central Vancouver direct the remodel of this 1970s dwelling.
6 Modern Prefabricated Homes That Are Actually Affordable
That’s right—we’ve found stylish, high-quality prefabs that start at $135,000.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
IKEA to Build Affordable Modular Homes in the UK
The UK’s Worthing Council partners with IKEA and BoKlok to bring 162 low-cost modular homes to the English seaside town.
The New Zealand Native That's Taking Over Rotterdam
The sleek lighting designs of Sabine Marcelis are capturing the attention of fashion houses and architecture firms alike.
This Coastal New Zealand Retreat Mixes Business and Pleasure
Nestled in Christchurch, an architect's home and office pays tribute to New Zealand's awe-inspiring surroundings.
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...
A Concrete Hillside Home With a Green Roof and Killer Views
Designed by Argentine firm Alarcia Ferrer Arquitectos, this holiday home offers sweeping views and two separate autonomous levels...
This Concrete Home Buried in a Hillside in England Asks £2.9M
Nestled in the earth and sporting a green roof, this energy-efficient home in Gloucestershire includes a series of art studios.
A Thoughtfully Updated Hillside Home in L.A. Lists For $5.12M
Built by midcentury architect Albert P. Martin, this historic home comes with killer views of the Silver Lake Reservoir, not to...
To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky
Birds fluttering overhead gave Barry Connor inspiration for the compact cabin, which is positioned for some of the most...
Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.
This Prefab Home in New Zealand Makes the Most of Stunning Views While Sitting Lightly on the Land
A string of prefab pods helps a couple build an off-the-grid home on a remote, scenic site.
Stay at a Stone-and-Glass Retreat in a Remote New Zealand Bay
Relax and soak up the scenery at this stunning architectural gem close to the sea.
A Tiny Cabin Boasts Big Views of the New Zealand Countryside
Voted New Zealand's Best Small Home in 2016, this petite retreat has been cleverly designed to sleep up to eight guests.

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