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Blue in the Facade
Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through “friends...
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
9 Best Homes With Interesting Screened Facades
If you're looking for a way to make a bold architectural statement from the outside of your home, an experimental screen-like...
A Traditional Facade Hides a Light-Filled Renovation in Delaware
Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
A Bay Area Eichler With a Streamlined Facade Asks $1.15M
This Claude Oakland-designed residence in Oakland, California, offers everything you could ask for in an Eichler.
A Quirky Micro-Office Hides Behind a “Hairy” Facade
A tiny, distraction-free workspace is concealed behind a mysterious “hairy” exterior with no discernible entrance in Nottingham,...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Funky Facades
Who doesn't love that house on the block that's drastically different than the rest? Check out our editor's favorite homes from...
A Craftsman Bungalow in San Francisco Gets a Striking, All-Glass Rear Facade
An unassuming 1906 Craftsman in Noe Valley hides a three-story, steel-and-glass facade from view.
An Edgy Slatted Facade Conceals a Striking Indoor/Outdoor Home in Brisbane
From the street view, an angular slatted facade conceals a home from the outside world while also carefully hinting at what's...
These Nautically Inspired Apartments in Amsterdam Peek Out From Under a Wavy Facade
On the island of Zeeburgereiland, this duplex references Dutch maritime history and biophilic design.
A Mullet Renovation Preserves This Historic Austin Abode’s Brick Facade
Matt Fajkus Architecture undertakes a mullet renovation of a 1938 bungalow in the Clarksville Historic District, leaving only the...
In Brooklyn, an 1890s Townhouse Is Reborn With Tons of Light and a Crisp Black Facade
The Red Hook home was once a warren of dark rooms.
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...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stunning Black, White, and Gray Facades
Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...
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...
A New Vancouver Home Dazzles With a Facade That Looks Like Falling Confetti
This family home in British Columbia is the total opposite of a clinical white box.
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...
A Perforated Brick Facade Shields a Glowing London Infill Home
Built on the site of a former garage in Islington, an artist and designer's new home cleverly captures light and greenery.