Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through “friends...
Facade Focus: Steel
Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...
Facade Focus: Wood
A Boston couple with a big extended family wanted to enlarge their brick neo-Georgian with an addition that would fit a generous...
Facade Focus: Brick
Yves Borghs and Katleen van Ammel wanted their new house to offer maximum privacy but also maximum light.
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...
A Chic Georgia Abode Focuses on Nature and Wellness
Interior designer Rebecca Cartwright blends rustic and modern touches in this home, nestled in an arts and wellness community...
Escape to the Woods in These Sustainable, Community-Focused Canadian Cabins
On a private island in Ontario, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects are in the midst of creating an energy-efficient and convivial...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow
An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
An Aluminum-Clad Green Energy Home in England
Green Orchard, the home Paul Archer designed for his parents outside Bristol, England, sows the seeds of an active retirement.
A Coastal Chilean Cabin Takes On the Elements With a Honeycombed Facade
Perched nearly 300 feet above sea level, Casa Panal braces for high winds while framing riveting views of the Pacific Ocean.
Fjord Focus
As Jarmund/Vigsnæs’s growing crop of small, smart houses have garnered increasing attention, their equally prolific civic works...
A Trailblazing Aluminum Prefab Will Soon Woo U.S. Buyers
Mexico City’s Taller Aragonés debuts the Pi Home, an energy-efficient modular home that can be assembled in just 45 days.
A Houston Doctor’s Health-Focused Home Banishes Toxins and Braces for Storms
Interior designer Laura Britt and architect Stephen Andrews took notes from WELL Building Standards—and their physician client—to...
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...
Lake|Flato’s Wellness-Focused Haciendas in Dallas Start at $589K
The new residential development offers first-time homebuyers, empty nesters, and down-sizers the perks of living in the city—but...
A Serene Seattle Home Focused Around a Zen Garden Asks $2.4M
This AIA award–winning home emphasizes purity of materials, a simple palette, and remarkable indoor/outdoor spaces.
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...