The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
A Sonoma Prefab That Celebrates a Family’s Passion for Cooking
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll for the modern cook.
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.
A Steel-and-Glass Compound Is One Family’s Launchpad For Adventure
The four structures that form Studhorse in Northern Washington encourage family members and guests to interact with the...
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
An Uplifting Family Retreat Boasts Breathtaking Views of the Tetons
Compact, contemporary, and site-sensitive, this elevated retreat takes cues from the Tetons’ geology and the textured willow...
House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes
A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.
A Rooftop Addition on a 19th-Century Building Suits a Growing Family’s Needs
An architect renovates his penthouse residence on the roof of the historic Gilsey House in Manhattan’s NoMad district—adding...
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London home.
An Unplugged Family Hideout Borders the Ocean in Chile
Solar power and a self-sufficient water system keep a family relaxed in Chile.
A Norwegian Family Retreat Balances Private and Communal Spaces
Stinessen Arkitektur designs a compound of clustered cabins that provides opportunities for family members to relax together or...
A Historic Melbourne Home Is Respectfully Modernized For a Young Family
Still adhering to its local neighborhood vernacular, this delightful dwelling in the suburb of Princess Hill gets a contemporary...
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...