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An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof
With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.
The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Experience cabin life to the fullest in this minimalist structure that's tucked in the mountains of Northern Sweden.
A Glass House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast
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The Parabolic Glass House in Northern California Is One Architect’s Utopia in the Redwoods
In the ’60s, using only materials found on their 400-acre plot of forest in Mendocino County, Charles Bello and his wife built a...
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
An Australian Home's Brick Addition Creates a Private Backyard Haven
Inspired by the surrounding industrial neighborhood, a brick addition to a heritage cottage outside Melbourne creates a private...
Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
Allen Key House by Architect Prineas
Allen Key House is a minimal residence located in Lane Cove, Australia, designed by Architect Prineas.
House in Suwamachi by Kazuya Saito Architects
House in Suwamachi is a minimal residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Kazuya Saito Architects.
A Family Home in Australia Features a Playful Version of the Classic Pitched Roof
An architect's creative reinterpretation of a traditional pitched roof sets a property apart from its neighbors.
This Triangular Tree House Adds Whimsy to a Backyard in Australia
An angular addition breaks the rules of suburbia.
Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect & Associates
Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect &...
A Carbon-Neutral Concrete House Is an Exemplary Infill in Western Australia
Australian firm Whispering Smith uses commercial materials in a limited footprint for a wabi-sabi effect.
A Simple Gabled House Features an Intricate Latticework Shell
Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.
Modern House Captures Panoramic Views in Australia
Australia is known for it's great modern residential architecture.
These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface.
Actor Bryan Cranston's Green Beach House Renovation
The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.
A Fire-Resistant House Cuts a Striking Figure in the Australian Bush
Close client-architect collaboration and bespoke elements give rise to a rugged, contemporary home for a Melbourne family seeking...
Room No Roof by Tsuruta Architects
Room No Roof is a minimal residence located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Tsuruta Architects.