The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...
Sustainable Living: Chicago’s First Certified Passive House
Take a tour through Chicago’s first passive house, built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC with the help of...
Clever Storage Solutions and a Shifted Layout Revive This 1950s Chicago Home
When Carly and Brad Moeller were searching for a new home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood of Chicago, they came across a...
The Real Chicago
If your only experience touring Chicago is from watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off, architect Brad Lynch has some insider tips for...
A Steel-and-Glass Addition With a Giant Hangar Door Maximizes Indoor/Outdoor Living
In Chicago's Wicker Park, the conversion of a two-flat Italianate building into a single-family home calls for a modern,...
A New Chicago Bed-and-Breakfast Occupies a Former Publishing House
Aptly named The Publishing House, a just-opened bed-and-breakfast in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood avoids the kitsch of...
Bright Bauhaus Colors Fill This Brick Edwardian House in London
Bold Bauhaus colors including blue, red, and yellow come together to invigorate this brick Edwardian house in West London.
A Mint-Green Addition Freshens Up a Brick House in China
Wonder Architects fuse a crisp addition to a traditional brick home in Hou Heilongmiao Village.
Light and Shadow Help Shape This Modern Brick House in Vietnam
Drawing from traditional architecture, Long An House in Southern Vietnam allows natural elements like light, air, and water to...
A Slender Brick House Keeps Things Cool in the South of Spain
Serrano & Baquero uses robust materials to create a surprisingly airy home with a sublime patio.
An Interior Designer Helps His Mother Turn Her 1960s Chicago Apartment Into a Colorful Haven
Andreas Kokkino persuades his mom to toss all her old furniture and start fresh.
A Blackened Steel and Glass House Outside of Chicago Hits the Market for $825K
The home’s interiors echo the dense forest outside its massive windows.
An Old Brick House in Spain Becomes a Light-Filled Family Home
The renovation by miniArquitectura keeps the home’s charm intact, but creates opened-up spaces with a material palette to match.
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
Tour a New Residential High-Rise That's Uniquely "Chicago"
Landmark West Loop is a love letter to Chicago's West Loop neighborhood.
Before & After: A Brick Engine House Becomes an Airy Abode in England
A dormant industrial space in England is adapted into a cozy home.
Four Floors of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
How One Community-Minded Designer Is Tapping the Potential of Chicago’s Vacant Lots
The 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial builds on the research of this year’s artistic director, David Brown, who believes...
Top Design Cities 2019: Chicago
Artistic director of this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial, Yesomi Umolu is at the center of an energized design capital.
11 Homes With Unburnished Brick Interiors
Bricks aren't just for brownstones.
A Rare Midcentury Prefab Looks Just Like it Did in 1958—Down to the Knoll and Paul McCobb Interiors
The new homeowners of the Frost House investigate the history of their modular home and its contributions to the prefab movement.
Midcentury Mashup: A 1950s Ranch House in Chicago Gets a Palm Springs–Style Butterfly Roof
A couple budgets carefully while renovating a split-level house on Chicago’s Near North Side.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
A Former Chicago Mafia Haunt Reborn as a Hotel
In the art-filled River North neighborhood, this former Prohibition-era hotel is building a sense of community
Alluring Meets Affordable With These 5 Chicago Prefabs
Despite its compact urban setting, prefab homes are becoming increasingly favored in Chicago, Illinois.
A Breathtaking Austin Home Weaves Around Oak and Pecan Trees
Skirting towering trees and protected by floating canopies, this urban oasis is all about the outdoors.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
Scrap House
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
A Refurbished, Victorian-Era Brick Tower in Hampshire
When two equestrians resettle, a sagging water tower is part of the bargain.
20 Dynamic Kitchens With Exposed Brick Backsplashes
Turns out, there are countless ways to rock exposed brick in the kitchen.
A Bright Mexican Home Brilliantly Weaves Nature Into its Design
In Mexico, a colorful home prioritizes nature by integrating four on-site trees into its layout.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
Kengo Kuma Weaves Japanese Design Into This Indoor/Outdoor Oregon Abode
East and West intersect at the Suteki House, which combines Japanese principles with an American connection to the outdoors.

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