A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
A Hybrid Prefab in Ontario Drinks In its Lakeside Locale
A prefab core cuts down on construction time while site-built additions (like a screened porch) fine-tune the cottage for...
A LEED Gold Weekend Home Embraces the Ontario Landscape
This all-white LEED Gold home is undoubtedly modern, but takes cues from the historic precedent of the longhouse to bring the...
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
This Mesmerizing Glass House Is Also a Photographer's Lakeside Studio
Set at the edge of Stoney Lake in Ontario, Canada, is a photographer's home, studio, and boat house.
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees for Forest Views
Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house stretches along a tricky ridge.
An Ontario Pool House Splashes Out With a Wild, Wavy Roof
A historic guesthouse lost to fire is reincarnated as an undulating escape with a swimming pool and kitchen.
Prefab Made This Super Remote House in the Ontario Wilderness Possible
An isolated prefab in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional...
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 Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in New Hampshire
Seamless indoor/outdoor living allows a family to relax and unplug in this contemporary New Hampshire lake house.
Stay in a Riverside Vacation Home That Embraces the Australian Bush
Perched atop a steep slope overlooking the Hawkesbury River on Dangar Island—just an hour north of Sydney—this tranquil, modern...
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
An Idyllic Vacation Home in Greece
A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...
Stay in This Danish Vacation Home Made Up of 9 Log-Clad Cylinders
The island of Møn in Denmark has a remarkable landscape with dramatic white-chalk cliffs, so it’s fitting that Birkedal—a...
A Pro Hockey Player and His Family's Amazing Lakeside Home
Following his professional hockey career, Cory and Shannon Cross build a lakeside residence on a pine tree-covered hill that...
A Riverfront Retreat in Brazil Boasts a Communal Pavilion
Overlooking the Paranapanema River, Casa do Lago is a weekend home comprising two elevated, staggered volumes that separate...
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...
Stay in a Minimalist Villa in the Sicilian Countryside, Complete With Sea Views
With an architectural simplicity that highlights the textures and colors of its raw wood board cladding, this 1,238-square-foot,...
This Snow-White Cabin Disappears Into a Wintry Lakeside
In a remote Canadian forest, a minimalist holiday home takes cues from its pristine lakeside surroundings.
A Dutch Tiny Home Is a Serene Lakeside Retreat
Dark timber cladding gives way to airy interiors at this compact holiday home near the Lakes of Vinkeveen in the Netherlands.
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in Texas Embraces the Outdoors
Inspired by historic fire towers, this breathtaking three-level Texan home is perfectly embedded in a challenging lakeside slope.
A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
A Norwegian Family Retreat Balances Private and Communal Spaces
Stinessen Arkitektur designs a compound of clustered cabins that provides opportunities for family members to relax together or...
Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario
When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.
This Vacation Home in Argentina Is One Part House, One Part Skate Ramp
For a client who shreds, designer Macu Bulgubure created the ultimate escape by merging a half-pipe with a home.
Take Your Next Vacation in a Midcentury Home in the Santa Monica Mountains
With its organic, horizontal silhouette, raw concrete facade, and Bauhaus-leaning interiors, this midcentury nature retreat...
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
On Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand, the Tent House sits among wetlands on a patch of undeveloped land.
Sleek Scandinavian Design Permeates a Family’s Summer House in an Old Fishing Village
Completed in 2016, the courtyard home is a modern take on the traditional, brick-and-stone buildings in the seaside town.
6 Spectacularly Remote Vacation Rentals
Get away from it all—but still stay connected—at these remarkable retreats around the world.
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.
Stay in a Domed, Glass-Front Vacation Home in a Spanish Forest
Nestled in a Mediterranean pine forest at the confluence of two rivers in Lledó, Spain, is El Caracol, a rustic-modern domed...

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