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Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
This Home’s Unique Shape Is Designed to Capture Sunlight
The structure maximizes changing daylight conditions with a window-filled, L-shaped floor plan that flows onto a lush landscape.
A Home’s Past Mistakes Are Finally Corrected
Plagued by remodeling pitfalls, two tenacious homeowners reinvent a soggy midcentury home outside Seattle as a modern masterpiece.
What’s the Twist Behind This Home’s Sinuous Staircase? Ordinary Plywood
A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic effect.
Denver’s Energy Efficient Home
John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
6 Main Things To Consider When Designing Your Home Art Gallery
Whether you just really love art or you're an avid collector, you may want to consider creating an art gallery in your home—a...
A Bangkok Home’s Soaring Interiors Are Set Off by a Series of Atriums
The family residence by Thai firm Looklen Architects features four different courtyards with trees that stretch beyond its...
Child’s Play: Designing a Polished, All-Ages Playscape
Can a home that encourages creativity, exploration, and fun still look grown-up?
Designing Your Home Around a Central Piece of Art—Your Front Door
Your front door is one of the biggest pieces of art in your home.
6 Main Tips to Consider When Designing Your Home for a Growing Family
Designing a home is a big commitment. An even bigger commitment is deciding to grow your family.
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 Hudson Valley Home’s Renovation Is Guided by Its Best Midcentury Feature
High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the...
8 Midcentury-Modern Mailboxes to Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal
These mailboxes feature retro designs inspired by the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, and atomic clocks.
This Home’s Glazed Facade Embraces Natural Light and Changing Daylight Conditions
Perched on a plateaued corner lot in San Francisco’s Dolores Heights neighborhood, this home’s facade frames panoramic city views...
This Catalan Home’s Stone Facade Hides a Secret Oasis
Amid the rolling green hills, ancient architecture, and winding, narrow streets of Catalonia sits a light-filled sanctuary with a...
Now There’s Proof That Tiny Homes Are Better Homes
New research shows that downsizing to a tiny home can cut your ecological footprint by 45%.
This Chilean Home’s Folded Metal Roof Recalls the Art of Origami
A modular vacation home in the coastal region of Valparaíso lets in light and views with a pleated roof.
Before & After: A Remodel Saves a ’40s Home With an ’80s Identity Crisis
Drawing Room Architecture reinvigorates a clashing Melbourne home with paint, custom cabinetry, and cohesive lighting.
A Jaw-Dropping Staircase Stars in This Revamped 1920s Home
Drew Mandel Architects gives a crumbling brick home in one of Toronto’s oldest neighborhoods a major glow-up.
This Meticulously Crafted Concrete Home is a Minimalist’s Dream
Perched on Melbourne’s bayside beachfront, this family home by Rachcoff Vella Architecture celebrates a robust and raw material...