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 Swedish Coastal Town Commissions an Otherworldly Bathhouse
The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.
A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach
For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.
At $265K, Michael Graves’s First Commission Is a Bargain
The four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath residence features bright, white interiors and an original mural by Graves himself.
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 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,...
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...
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 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...
Celebrated Polo Player Nacho Figueras Commissions a Low-Slung, Concrete Stable
Buenos Aires-based Estudio Ramos designs a concrete, wood, and iron stable that houses 44 prized horses and melds with the...
Big Sur: Going Coastal
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
Coastal Comfort at The Parachute Hotel in LA
Founder Ariel Kaye launched Parachute after coming home from a trip to the Amalfi Coast and finding no success in her search to...
With $1 Million, You Can Save Philip Johnson’s First Commissioned House
Under threat and in need of a new owner, the Booth House in Bedford, New York, is a minimal dwelling with a deep connection to...
Coastal Contemporary: 10 Modern Seaside Homes
A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.
Open House In Pacifica San Juan: Last Great Coastal Property
Taylor Morrison’s San Juan Capistrano property is one of the “last remaining major coastal residential opportunities in...
Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission Votes to Save Googie Design at Norms
After weeks of waiting on the Cultural Heritage Commission's nomination to designate Norms La Cienega an Historic-Cultural...
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
Take a Tour of Kengo Kuma’s Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden
It’s not surprising that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the U.S. is unmistakably Japanese.
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.

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