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A Midcentury California Ranch by Cliff May Is Listed For $720K
With four outdoor living spaces, this prefab Cliff May abode is perfect for large-scale entertaining.
9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs
Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled...
Three Glass-and-Copper Pavilions Conquer the Cliffs
Hidden on a hill overlooking Australia’s Pittwater Bay, Rob Brown’s design for the James-Robertson house happily opens itself...
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
A Renovated Cliff May–Designed Home in a Historic SoCal Enclave Asks $1.5M
The 1954 residence in Long Beach’s Rancho Estates is all about indoor/outdoor living.
This Modern Cliff House Seamlessly Knits Into a Rocky Idaho Lakefront
Walls of glass, horizontal roof planes, and a natural material palette enable this expansive home to feel like an extension of a...
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.4M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
This Restored Cliff May Home Just Hit the Market at $849K
Tucked behind a concrete block wall and shaded by mature California Sycamores, this 1954 midcentury offers a peaceful oasis in...
A Modern Holiday Home on a Cliff on the South Coast
Originally hired to complete an extension, AR Design Studio ended up designing an entire house after the original was split in...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Interior Designer Cliff Fong
L.A.-based interior and fashion designer Cliff Fong reveals his favorites items.
This Sun-Soaked Sydney Residence Sits on a Sandstone Ledge
Architect Emili Fox saw the cliff not as a challenge but as an opportunity to build a wellness-focused home for her family.
Just Getting to This Remote Patagonian Retreat Is an Adventure
A vacation home for a Chilean family rises on stilts from a rocky cliff, enjoying idyllic views of Lago Todos los Santos.
Scottish Actor Sean Connery’s Former Seaside Villa Looks Like the Perfect Place to Quarantine
Listed for a whopping €33M, the 1920s mansion sits on a rocky cliff overlooking the French Riviera.
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.
This Renovated Esherick Perfectly Frames the San Francisco Bay
Located in the city's iconic Sea Cliff neighborhood, a historic abode is treated to a stunning renovation.
Picture Yourself in This Clifftop Swedish Retreat Asking $1.08M
Designed by Trigueiros Architecture, this lovely minimalist retreat appears to float above the rocky cliff upon which it is...
10 Cliffside Destinations That Will Make You Feel on Top of the World
If you like living on the edge, then staying at a vacation rental or hotel perched on a cliff might give you the rush you seek.
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest...
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
Big Sur: Coastal Commissions
Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...