A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
A Renovated Boathouse on Seattle's Portage Bay
A once-plain floating home on Seattle’s Portage Bay receives a much-needed renovation ten years in the making.
This Island Retreat Practically Embodies Simple, Rugged Scandinavian Design
Designed and built by Stockholm based Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, this dwelling joins a number of structures—such as a boathouse...
Naked Naust
Inspired by Norway’s traditional boathouses, Swedish architect Erik Kolman Janouch plants a cottage into Vega Island’s barren...
About a Boat
The Houdini-like designers behind this boathouse employed giant steel arches to make the structure disappear from view and in its...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
How a 1,000-Year-Old Technique Made This Pavilion
This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern extension.
A Lakeside Retreat in Quebec Looks Sharp With a Blade-Like Roof
Anchored to a rocky site on the shores of Lake Memphremagog, a granite home sports a long, sleek roof.
You’d Never Guess This Japanese-Style Home in Tiburon Is a Kit House
More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the right bones for a...
Calling All Designers: Submit Your Project for the Architizer A+Awards
Submit your architecture, interiors, and products for a chance to be honored at the Architizer A+Awards.
A Northern Haven
North Haven, a rocky island in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, is quintessentially New England.
Instagram / Sydney / Australia
Instagram / Sydney /...
Iconic Perspectives: Harry Gesner’s Sandcastle
The entire lineup of this year's Los Angeles Iconic Houses tours was filled with irreplaceable works of architecture, but the...
Buffalo, New York
Last week I traveled back East to my hometown of Buffalo, New York.
The Bellwether of Belvedere
Sustainable consultant to the stars Jordan Harris convinces Hollywood starlets to go hybrid, but when it came to greening his own...
Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio
Eero Aarnio’s persistent quest for functional forms and manufacturing processes has been at the center of his iconic and prolific...

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