Bach to the Beach
With authenticity and simplicity as their rallying cry, a Kiwi architect and his wife have built a modern beach house that puts a...
10 Breezy Bachs That’ll Have You Running to the Beach
We’re totally buying into the idea of the New Zealand bach—a modest beach house soaked in sun and surf.
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
9 Modern Beach Bungalows
Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...
A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach
For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.
Less is More in this Manhattan Beach Bungalow
Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California home is a...
Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna...
A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn.
This Beach House in Australia Is Nothing Like Its Neighbors—or Any Beach House You’ve Seen
Though it’d be hard to tell from the street, the compound of concrete blocks forms a surprisingly breezy family retreat.
An Australian Beach Home with Stunning Ocean Views
Eco-friendly features like solar panels and rainwater catchments keep this retreat's environmental footprint small.
A Bondi Beach Penthouse Designed For Barefoot Luxury
The design brief of this Sydney project was to evoke the "relaxed sophistication" of the popular Australian beach locale.
A Renovated Ray Kappe Abode in Manhattan Beach
Up-sizing from a small bungalow, Kristopher Dukes and Matt Jacobson take a minimalist approach to renovating and furnishing a...
Vegetation Cocoons This Tranquil Beach House in Australia
Surrounded by verdant trees and shrubs, a family home settles gently into its natural environment.
A Dreamy Manhattan Beach Midcentury Wants $3.25M
Just a stroll away from the beach, this 1962 abode has been carefully updated and offers plenty of flexible space.
A Hamptons Beach Retreat Gets a Scandinavian-Style Makeover
Taking cues from their style-conscious clients, Portland-based Jessica Helgerson Interior Design transforms an Amagansett home...
A 1970s Bungalow Is Transformed Into a Breezy Beach House in California
Architect David Montalba creates an oceanfront hangout where an extended family can enjoy the sand as their living room.
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps From the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
A Circular Beach House in Australia Embraces Coastal Living
Designed for self-sufficiency, this modern take on the traditional bach stands up against super-sized holiday homes.
10 Modernist Beach Home Rentals to Escape to This Summer
Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...
This Tiny Trailer Home Boasts Soothing Beach Vibes
Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it within a month of...
Own This Sustainably Designed Malibu Beach House For $5.7M
Sited on one of the last undeveloped oceanfront lots along the Pacific Coast Highway, House Noir creatively addresses the issue...
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.
10 Best Modern Homes in Venice Beach, California
As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively boardwalk, funky boutiques, and picturesque canals, Venice Beach...
A Breezy ’60s Duplex in Long Beach Asks $1.05M
In a leafy Long Beach neighborhood, a modernist post-and-beam duplex by architect Clifton Jones Jr. combines two mirror-image...
A 1940s Beach Home Is Restored Into a Gorgeous Clubhouse in L.A.
Sited in a historic Venice Beach Craftsman, Habitas is a new exclusive clubhouse that marries the past with the present.
9 Eco-Friendly Beach Essentials That Are Kind to the Planet
Planning to hit the coast this summer? Put your dollars to good use by investing in these sustainable picks.
Our Favorite Outdoor Products for a Breezy Beach Retreat
The picks include a chartreuse-yellow woven bench swing by Paola Lenti and an outdoor pouffe by Maria Vinka.
A Hamptons Beach House Gets a Minimalist Makeover With Midcentury Vibes
Architectural designer Sarah Reilly of Studio Rozu draws inspiration from Charlotte Perriand’s 1934 beach house to make her surf...
A Concrete Beach House in Mexico Opens a Portal to Epic Surfing
Homeowner and surfer Christopher Hansen envisions a secluded oceanfront retreat that lets him keep an eye on the waves.
This Beach House in Mexico Frames the Landscape With an Orderly Concrete Grid
On a rustic strip of coastline near Puerto Escondido, a couple give their designers permission to do less.
A Family of Five Lives Sustainably in This Tiny, Mobile Beach Hut
Two thick, wooden sleds allow this 430-square-foot beach hut to be relocated along the white sands of New Zealand’s Coromandel...
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
A Breezy Modern Beach House Sits Among the Trees in Australia
Built on a hill with beautiful views, this little house was made for entertaining.
This Eclectic Beach Bungalow on Fire Island Was Saved After Sandy
Two of the worst hurricanes in New York history bookend the saga of a Saltaire cottage.
13 Beach House Floor Plans That Celebrate Coastal Living
These interior layouts make the most of their seaside settings.

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