An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind
As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.
The Lost House by Legendary Architect David Adjaye Asks $8.4M
The home’s industrial facade is easily overlooked—but step through the door and you’ll find a sublimely sunlit, matte-black...
A Homeowner Uses Smart Technology to Manage His Napa Property from Anywhere
In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.
An Architect Takes His Time in Building a Cozy Cabin in the Danish Countryside
Using recycled materials and by-hand techniques, Thomas Bossel of Pax Architects traded out refinement for rough-hewn edges to...
After a Motorcycle Accident, an Architect Builds His Dream Home
Tommy Rand didn’t want to waste any more time, so he got to work designing a minimalist home for his family on the outskirts of...
An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together
On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.
An Architect Restores His Houston Midcentury After Hurricane Harvey
Meticulously renovated over the course of 11 years, the Benit House was flooded during Hurricane Harvey—but homeowners Steve and...
An Architect Builds His Own Backyard Oasis From Salvaged Materials
In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.
An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget
To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of...
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home...
An Architect Turns a Weathered French Farmhouse Into a Monastic Retreat for His Parents
In Vaucluse, where he spent his childhood summers, architect Timothee Mercier converts a dilapidated farmhouse into a minimalist...
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
An Architect Builds an Elegant Modular Office in His Backyard Garden For $15K
Proving beautiful design can be achieved in small spaces and on a small budget, an architect crafts a home office for his...
An Australian Architect Builds a Rammed Earth-and-Steel Home For His Family
Bush House by architect Paul O’Reilly takes a page from California’s Case Study houses, and is inspired by the family’s love of...
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...
An Architect Crafts an Off-Grid Cabin on His Family Farm in Ohio
The Hut by Midland Architecture is a Scandinavian-inspired example of “country minimalism” on a cattle farm.
An Architect Builds a Svelte Backyard Tiny Home for His Mom
Architect Peter Liang’s 265-square-foot ADU sits in his sister’s backyard in Oakland, California, balancing privacy and...
An Architect Builds a Monumental Cor-Ten Steel Prefab for His Family in Arizona
This 5,000-square-foot home made from steel, concrete, and glass took less than five months to build—but it’ll last forever.
An Architect Creates a Two-Level Houseboat For His Family on a Tight Budget
An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when designing a floating home for his family.
An Architect Lists His Connecticut Retreat and Airstream Pool House for $1.45M
After turning a drab residence into a midcentury-style dream house—complete with an Airstream guest suite—architect Donald...
Q&A: Bay Area Architect Ryan Leidner Shares His Morning Ritual
Step into the morning ritual of Bay Area architect Ryan Leidner.
Five Questions About Working With Architects
The idea of building or renovating your home can be daunting.
Budget Breakdown: A New Zealand Architect Builds a Passive House for His Family for $490K
Drawing on a simple material palette of plywood and corrugated metal, architect Rafe Maclean designs a certified Passive House on...
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
A strategic renovation maximizes a small apartment in Buenos Aires.
Before & After: An Architect and His Friend Tackle a DIY Remodel of a Lakeside Cottage
Douglas Segulja of OSSO Architecture creates an idyllic retreat in Highland Lakes, New Jersey.
Architect Barton Myers Lists His Lauded, Glass-and-Steel Compound in Santa Barbara for $8.2M
Featuring steel garage doors that stave off fires, the home, guesthouse, and studio of Barton Myers are now on the market.
Architect William Pedersen Lists His Copper-Clad Shelter Island Retreat for $8.5M
The home took 20 years to complete—and during its construction, Pedersen’s firm designed some of the world’s tallest buildings.
Made In America: In Plain Sight
Whether you’re taking on a renovation or just tired of the same old walls, U.S.-made window systems, shades, and wallpaper will...
Before & After: An Architect Takes Steps to Create His Dream Home in Brooklyn
After spending much of his life waiting to renovate a historic row house, Brooklyn–based architect Shane Neufeld finally finds...
In Just 450 Square Feet, A New York Architect Crafts a Multifunctional Apartment of His Own
With a Murphy bed and a revised layout, a studio apartment becomes a transformable one-bedroom.
Nearly 80 Years Later, An Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.
An Architect Builds a Tiny Cabin For His Aunt and Uncle on Beloved Family Land in Mississippi
Generations of family have lived on this wooded, waterfront site, where architect Will Randolph has built a weekend getaway for...
New York Architect John Berg Invites Us Into His Indoor/Outdoor Hamptons Home
After spending six summers living in a yurt in East Hampton, Berg fell in love with the area.
“It’s All About Emotion”: A Conversation With Peter Zumthor
The Swiss architect discusses his design for a British vacation retreat and his notoriously contemplative working process.
A Breakthrough Renovation Turns a Brick Home Into a Desert Oasis
A design dream team connects a 1980s dwelling to its spectacular site in Paradise Valley,...
A Family Joins Hands to Restore a Crumbling Farmhouse in South Africa
Architect Lee de Wit and his relatives work together to create a getaway where nearly everything in sight tells a story.

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