A Dramatic Cutout Wall and Other Surprises Define This Playful House
In Auckland, New Zealand, an architect cleverly uses roof supports and surplus soil to define space, both inside and out.
This 140-Square-Foot Tiny House Is Packed With Surprises
With two lofts, floating stairs, porthole windows, and tons of character, Tiny House Valhalla is a delightful abode for a family...
Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
Check Out This Brooklyn Hotel's Dramatic Living Wall Installation
Accentuating the lobby of the eco-conscious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 25-foot, vertical living wall that blends industrial...
A Compact House in Japan Is Defined by Dynamic Arches and Lush Courtyards
Arbol Design creates a tiny house in Osaka with a cantilevered front facade that appears to float above a garden floor.
This Light-Filled Bungalow Exudes Playful Tree House Vibes
An empty-nester discovers the perfect place for a compact new dwelling at the edge of her own property in Melbourne.
Playful, Horseshoe-Shaped Holes Punch Through the Walls of Converted Stables
Estudio JI Arquitectos transforms a dilapidated shed in southeastern Spain into a weekend retreat and horse haven.
A Heritage Home Outside Melbourne Gets a Dramatic, Glass-Walled Addition
A retired couple in the seaside suburb of St. Kilda call on Jackson Clements Burrows Architects for a two-story addition behind a...
Pockets of Greenery Punctuate This Dramatic Black House in Mexico City
Nature creeps into this clean-lined, matte-black home by way of outdoor terraces and courtyards.
A Crafty Storage Wall Helps Define a Designer Couple’s Brooklyn Loft
A birch plywood table that the homeowners built inspires a functional wall that separates living areas and provides much-needed...
Home for the Holidays? Here’s What You Need to Know About Traveling This Winter
With so much up in the air due to COVID-19, Americans are playing it safe when planning holiday vacations.
An Interior Designer’s House in Israel Sports a Playful, Perforated Facade
At Round Edge House in Ramat Hasharon, a drilled concrete wall creates a privacy screen—plus extra material used as pavers in the...
Cutouts and Heightened Ceilings Revive a Portuguese Apartment
This renovated apartment in Lisbon counteracts an outdated 19th-century floor plan with simple, but clever interventions.
Surprise: Burrow Is Making Bedroom Furniture Now
The popular direct-to-consumer brand just launched a dreamy new suite of easy-to-assemble furnishings.
These 8 Unusual Windows Will Take You by Surprise
These unexpected windows featuring unconventional shapes and surprising locations will have you rethinking the possibilities of...
The Barcelona Home Like No Other
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta...
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...
Playful Platforms Revamp This Japanese Lake House Into a Fun, Five-Story Retreat
On the shore of Japan's Lake Nojiri, interrelated levels are cleverly used to create a multi-story home.
How This Australian Beach House Connects to the Coast Is on a Whole Other Level
On the outskirts of Sydney, Bundeena Beach House’s green roof and sculptural skylight are just the tip of the iceberg when it...
My House: Architect Ester Bruzkus’s Irresistibly Playful Berlin Loft
Ester Bruzkus works her magic on a top-floor apartment in Prenzlauer Berg, going all out with colors, textures, and materials.
Ceiling Cutouts Reveal Peaked Roofs in This Taiwan Apartment
Curved, plaster walls and angled rooflines create a sense of dynamism in one couple’s remodeled pad in Taipei.
Defining an Architectural Canon From the Ground Up
The residents of Midland, Michigan, are leading the charge to document their community’s unique architectural history.
This Concrete-and-Glass House in Paraguay Doesn’t Believe in Walls
With partitions that can be endlessly rearranged, the Horizon House by BAUEN Architects goes up against the notion that a home...
A Dramatic Hotel in Northern Italy Is a Hiker's Refuge
Hidden in the alpine region of South Tyrol, Italy, Hotel Bühelwirt is a stunning, modern take on the hiking hotel.
This Mirrored Cabin Playfully Brings a Forest Indoors
Set amidst a leafy forest near Ontario's Kawartha Lakes, this modern cabin beautifully mirrors nature with its contemporary...
A Curvaceous Home in Chile Cuts a Dramatic Figure
The semicircular residence on Chiloé Island features a dramatic, sloping roof that extends over an interior courtyard.
Wallpaper That Fixes Walls
A new line of wallpapers from Graham and Brown allows you cover up that disaster you call a wall.
This Striking Addition in Austin Is Defined by Clean, Discrete Geometry
The remodeled home is filled with light yet shielded from heat gain thanks to the optimized envelope of its transformative...
Loads of Color Define a Revamped 1960s Townhouse in London
A couple rework a house in a development by Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew.
Top 5 Cabins of the Week That Perfectly Define “Cozy”
Fall is finally here and we’re itching to get out of the city and enjoy the great outdoors.
A Volcanic-Rock Courtyard Energizes a Dramatic Home in Shanghai
From the ground up, Hiding House combines natural forms, textures, and materials to theatrical effect.
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps From the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
Roof Cut-Outs in This Portuguese Home Draw in Light and Air
Set in the rolling plains of Portugal’s Alentejo region, a minimalist holiday home celebrates its Mediterranean landscape.
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
This Playful Melbourne Home Embraces Its Split Personality
Heritage in the front, modern in the back—this renovation by FMD Architects is a family home with character.
A Historic Apartment in Rome Is Treated to a Dramatic New Look
Carefully selected colors and textures add subtle Italian luxury to this contemporary home in Rome.

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