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...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
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...
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.
Fjord Focus
As Jarmund/Vigsnæs’s growing crop of small, smart houses have garnered increasing attention, their equally prolific civic works...
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.
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 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 Traditional Facade Hides a Light-Filled Renovation in Delaware
Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
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 Colorado Mullet House Hides Its Wild Side Behind a Traditional Facade
Nestled into Boulder’s Mapleton Hill Historic District, the Nut House conceals an unconventional interior—complete with a “ninja...
An Aluminum-Clad Villa Puts a Contemporary Spin on the Dutch Farmstead
A sculptural take on the traditional Dutch “hoeve,” this creative home and culinary school hides a passageway beneath a grassy...