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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.
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...
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 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 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...
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 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 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 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 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 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 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...
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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...