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A Family in Poland Adds an Origami-Inspired Retreat to Their Backyard
The owners’ fascination with Zen rock gardens informed the design of this tiny ADU.
Bay Area Ipe-Clad Backyard Getaway
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
Two Timber-Clad Pavilions Make Up This Australian Family Retreat
Nestled in the coastal Victoria region, this modern retreat caters to a three-generational family with members ranging from six...
Wood-Clad Seaside Retreat in India
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from...
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...
Wild California Meets Manicured Japan in This Family’s Backyard Garden Oasis
A couple transform their backyard into a botanical children’s playland and an ideal entertaining spot.
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A musician-and-seamstress couple commission a shared workspace in their elegant garden.
A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn for His Family’s Retreat in South Africa
In the Elgin Valley, a simple rural form by Scott + Partners sets the foundation for an indoor/outdoor getaway.
A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
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...
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 Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition
Connected to the main house by a glass bridge, the gabled addition affords family members both community and privacy.
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Local Wood Clads Every Surface of This Idyllic Australian Getaway
A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family getaway in the Australian bush.
Rusted Zinc Helps This Family Getaway Take On the Elements in Chile
A barn-like residence on the Chilean archipelago of Chiloé honors the rural, coastal landscape.
A Rick Joy–Designed Retreat in the Caribbean Encourages an Easy-Breezy State of Mind
Stretching along a waterfront site in Turks and Caicos, this holiday home by Rick Joy is defined by concrete forms, open...
Two Brothers Bring Their Families Together to Share a Scenic Getaway
No sibling rivalry here.
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.