Aspiring Architects Build a Pavilion in the Vermont Forest
In a Vermont forest, architecture students design and build a pavilion for quiet contemplation.
McLeod Kredell: Locavore Architects in Vermont
Taking a down-to-earth, locavore approach to architecture, the firm McLeod Kredell brings modernism to the traditional region of...
An Architect’s Cabin Rises From the Ashes After a Devastating Forest Fire
Minimalism is taken to the max when architect Eric Logan rebuilds his family cabin on a Wyoming mountainside.
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home For Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for...
Design Students Build Seven Modern Sheds in Rural Vermont
A chicken coop, a mobile sauna, and a sugar shack are just a few of the "rural interventions" built by architecture students in...
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 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...
Architect Stefano Boeri Unveils Plans For Africa’s First Vertical Forests
The Italian architect is on a mission to transform the world's cities into lush living landscapes—and his next target is Cairo.
Construction Diary: Building a Forest Haven With Olson Kundig Architects (Part One)
Seattle–based creative director Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying 21 acres, and building...
Construction Diary: Building a Forest Haven With Olson Kundig Architects (Part Two)
In the second half of his construction log, creative director Lou Maxon chronicles the building of his modern forest retreat with...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a 14-Foot-Wide House in Atlanta For $332K
The skinny house, which resides on an “unbuildable” lot, stretches three stories high in the gabled rear.
An Architect Builds a Quiet, Wabi-Sabi Weekend Cabin in New York
The Pond House mirrors and honors its surroundings in both form and function.
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 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...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K
Designed for his son’s school in Tucson, Arizona, architect Gideon Danilowitz builds a low-cost chicken coop suitable for the...
Architect Gert Wingårdh Builds a Dazzling Emerald Office in a Swedish Cemetery
Replacing a former administration center that was non-accessible, Wingårdhs develops a prefabricated, low-impact solution that...
Before & After: A St. Louis Architect Builds a Perfect Party Pad Over a Brownfield
A decrepit gas station was once the only building on this abandoned industrial site, but one architect saw its true potential to...
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...