Big Sur: Going Coastal
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
Big Sur: Coastal Commissions
Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...
A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach
For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.
Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home
Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.
A Layered Home in Coastal Australia That Merges With the Limestone Terrain
Located in Victoria, Australia, on a site that's lined with limestone shelves and underground caves, this house was designed as a...
A Swedish Coastal Town Commissions an Otherworldly Bathhouse
The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.
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 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.
This Chilean Concrete Home Levitates Off a Coastal Slope
Stretching along the Chilean coast, reinforced concrete beams come together to create a striking, sculptural home.
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
A Curving Coastal Home in Australia Mimics the Sweeping Landscape
Tidal Arc House by Woods Bagot mirrors the undulations of the tide and landscape with its arched concrete form.
This Coastal New Zealand Retreat Mixes Business and Pleasure
Nestled in Christchurch, an architect's home and office pays tribute to New Zealand's awe-inspiring surroundings.
A Coastal New Zealand Home Mines Starlight and Sunshine With Massive Light Wells
On the coast of New Zealand’s North Island, an award-winning holiday home puts a sculptural twist on the local bach typology.
A Coastal Retreat in Oregon Stars Tiny Cabins and Upgraded Airstreams
Bay Point Landing offers a mix of cabins, Airstreams, and RV sites on the scenic shores of Coos Bay.
Get in Touch With Iceland's Rugged Landscape While Staying at This Modern Coastal Barn
This contemporary barn house in Iceland has a rural charm that perfectly complements the rugged landscape.
A Concrete Vacation House Keeps Life Simple in Coastal Argentina
Luciano Kruk perforates a concrete volume with glass walls to fashion a simple yet elegant vacation home in the province of...
A Zen Retreat Champions Indoor/Outdoor Living in Coastal California
Designed for devout Buddhists, this contemporary getaway invites the outdoors in with massive, moveable walls of glass.
A Vacation Home in Nova Scotia Takes Cues From the Coastal Landscape
Designed by Omar Gandhi Architects for Swiss clients as a home base for swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and other activities,...
This Coastal Prefab Stands Tall Above Rising Sea Levels
RES4’s modular approach provides a Brooklyn family with a beautiful, weatherproof retreat on Long Island.
One Couple's Contemporary Coastal Retreat Celebrates Their Irish Roots
A contemporary interpretation of a traditional Irish cottage, a couple’s second home celebrates their shared heritage and the...