Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Fawning Over Flora
Flora Grubb Gardens, the hippest plant merchant in the Bay Area, takes up residence in a new building as green as it is...
A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London home.
A Design Duo Takes Over A Whole Factory
We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.
This Minimalist Bungalow Will Change Color Over Time
Scandinavian and Japanese influences are expertly woven together to create a light-filled home in the Czech Republic.
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
This Backyard Triumphs Over Trouble to Become an Oasis of Calm
Prompted by a collapsing retaining wall, a couple transform their Hollywood Hills backyard into a modern retreat.
An Incredible Forest Home Leaps Over a Ravine
Tucked into a heavily wooded parcel in rural Iowa, the Ravine Residence blurs the boundary between interior and exterior with...
A Little Cabin Cantilevered Over a Rocky Ledge in the Mountains
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
A Mesmerizing Cabin in Puget Sound Evolves Over Several Decades
First built in 1959 as acclaimed architect Jim Olson's first project, a modest bunkhouse in the woods grows into an extraordinary...
Budget Breakdown: A San Diego Couple Make Over Their Craftsman Bedroom For $29K
Ashley and Ross Goldman document their $29,400 master bedroom renovation on their DIY blog The Gold Hive.
An Art Studio With Mirror-Like Glazing Floats Over a Desert Wash
In Paradise Valley, a contemporary art studio provides an inspirational workspace with minimal landscape impact.
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
A Tranquil Lakeside Abode in Quebec Unfolds Over Six Levels
Resting lightly on the terrain, this gorgeous vacation home stays connected to its surroundings through natural materials and...
13 Epic Alpine Retreats We're Swooning Over
These contemporary, snowbound chalets make us want to throw another log on the fire and snuggle up for the night.
Gardens Will Grow Over Water
Thomas Heatherwick combines infrastructure with public space to make the world a little greener.
Black, Red, and Green All Over
A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.
Nendo Takes Over MADProjects Gallery
Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor MADProjects Gallery to Nendo, a...
Looking Good for Over 70 Years: This Cozy Joseph Esherick Home is Amazingly Well-Preserved
A 1940 house designed by the modernist architect for his family in Ross, California.