A Creative Couple Build a Home and Art Studio on the Edge of a Brazilian Forest
Architect Rodrigo Simão gets carte blanche to design a home and studio for an empty-nester couple in Petrópolis.
An Architect Couple Create Their Ideal Family Home in London
This renovated London home is filled with daylight, hidden nooks, and clever storage solutions.
A Taiwanese Couple’s Retirement Home Conquers Tricky Terrain With Prefab Construction
Built on a tight budget of $120,000, a retirement home in the mountains delivers unexpected contemporary design to a rural...
Ahead of Retirement, a Los Angeles Couple Reimagine Their Home for What’s Next
Aanda Architects and HYCArch turn a single-story Spanish-style residence into an idyllic haven for aging in place.
An Outdoors-Loving Couple Build a Dreamy Retreat in a Pristine Pacific Northwest Forest
At Saltwater Farm, a rural retreat on San Juan Island, five cabins surround a home that serves as communal gathering point.
A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home
Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.
A Connecticut Couple Build an Off-Grid Dream Home in the Prairies of Uruguay
MAPA Architects revitalizes an old ranch house in rural Uruguay—more than 5,300 miles away from the clients’ primary home.
A London Couple Design and Build the Home of Their Dreams for Less Than $110K
This vibrant remodel of a run-down London home proves that high design can be achieved on a low budget.
Budget Breakdown: A Maui Couple Build an Off-Grid Tiny Home For $45K
Custom-built from the ground up, a 360-square-foot tiny house on wheels is an affordable, off-grid paradise for a family of three...
This Modernist Seaside Retreat in Cornwall Is One Couple’s Retirement Plan
A renovation with coastal views brings a tidy wooden box—and a dose of contemporary cozy—to a neighborhood of traditional...
A Culinary Couple’s Retirement Plan Helps Revitalize a Cincinnati Neighborhood
A husband and wife decide to retire in a historic downtown enclave—and in the process, they reimagine what the area could be.
Budget Breakdown: A Portland Couple Design and Build a Compact Home For $222K
An architect and construction engineer couple build a sustainable, 624-square-foot abode for $221,580—here's how the numbers add...
How to Build a Floating Home
We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.
A Couple’s Home in Australia Is a Canvas for Changing Light
Centered in a lush garden, the single-level dwelling by Edition Office features softly textured brick and burnished concrete that...
A Designer Couple Build a Dream Home That Takes Indoor/Outdoor Living to the Next Level
John and Denise Schack of Revolve Development prioritize permeability in their Seattle residence with ample al fresco spaces.
A Brazilian Couple’s Prefab Cabin Is the Perfect Outpost for Forest Bathing
A green-roofed retreat slots gently into a wooded dell in southern Brazil.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Build a Net-Zero Home and Studio for $250 Per Square Foot
eMZed Architecture construct a sustainable, durable, high-performance residence and office in Portland, Oregon, for $950,000—an...
Two Brothers Build a Woody, Hexagonal Studio in the Forest
The studio, a dream getaway for a busy mother and doula, is set in the woods of British Columbia.
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley
Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...
Discuss: What Would Be Your Ideal Vacation Home?
Tell us what and where you would build for your dream retreat.
The Ideal Home For You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Fiery go-getter or airy dreamer, down-to-earth or deep thinker—find a home that suits your sign.
This Off-Grid Tiny Home Is One Retiree Couple’s Permanent Vacation
The 182-square-foot home by Madeiguincho includes self-sustaining systems designed to allow the couple to stay checked out as...
A Couple’s Home Strives for Sustainability in an Olive Grove Near Madrid
Slow Studio uses passive design techniques to create a brick house with a surprisingly light footprint.
A Canadian Couple’s Luminous Home Draws From Midcentury Tradition
Influenced by the Case Study Houses and Frank Lloyd Wright, Chevalier Morales weaves a riverside dwelling into its bucolic...
This Artist Couple’s Off-Grid Dream Home Was a Decade in the Making
After escaping over the years to Lake Huron’s Manitoulin Island, a pair of painters tap Solares Architecture for a sustainable...
My House: An Architect Couple’s Playful Courtyard Home in Los Angeles
Annie Ritz and Daniel Rabin, the couple behind And And And Studio, didn’t shy away from texture or color when it came to...
A Couple’s Home in New Jersey Takes Root Near a Peaceful River
Z+ Architects navigated an unusual riverfront site to create a contemporary residence with tranquil views and privacy.
A Stoic Structure in Oaxaca Gives Way to a Couple’s Convivial Home
Designed for gatherings, Nuestro Sueño features living spaces that flow one into the next, all surrounding a central open-air...
Black Aluminum and Cedar Wrap a Traveling Couple’s Tiny Home
French builder Baluchon created Ala Köl for their clients’ life on the road.
An Art-Collecting Couple’s L.A. Home Is a Masterpiece in Its Own Right
Síol Studios gives a 1920s Spanish Colonial house a bespoke renovation that frames an amazing art collection.
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
A Couple’s Melbourne Home Uses Geometry to Tell a Love Story
Taking inspiration from a John Donne poem, FMD Architects brings in angled shapes that represent the union of two former clients.
A Restless Real Estate Developer Builds His Ideal Live-Work Space
An Amsterdam real estate developer accustomed to flipping properties renovates—and promptly falls in love with—a live-work space...
Budget Breakdown: A Prison Bus Becomes a Couple’s First Home For $26K
A young couple converts a 31-foot, 1989 Chevy B6P bus that was formerly a prison transport vehicle into a charming tiny home.
A Prefab Tiny Home Is Pieced Together in a Brazilian Forest
The compact, modular design was originally showcased at an exhibition before finding a permanent location in the village of...

9,971 more articles