Fire in the Home 101
Taming fire was humankind’s first and most critical step toward its mastery of the material world.
After a Fire, a Midcentury Home Rises from the Ashes
A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.
The Fire Shelter
Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead designer at SHJWORKS, created the Fire Shelter together with a team of architect...
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island Cottage is Rebuilt
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island cottage is rebuilt to absorb, rather than resist, 
the hit of future floods.
Fall Fires
With Fall coming fast, I'm hoping for an Indian Summer and at least another month of evenings spent outdoors.
Calling All Homes For Sale!
We love to know when a modern gem has hit the market—and more importantly, we can't wait to share it with the community.
Sunken Outdoor Fire Pit
Hufft Projects carves out a sunken seating area in an outdoor scheme designed for entertaining.
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
The Barcelona Home Like No Other
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta...
Rural Home on a Holland Harbor
Inspired by her natural surroundings, a Dutch felt artist intuitively crafts a home on a northern Holland harbor.
At Home in a Modern Church
Santiago Suarez is a man who craves challenge, a knight errant, if you will, whose exploits are in the realm of the intellectual...
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
10 Kit Home Companies to Watch
In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.
8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes
With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.
7 Modern Architects at Home
We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
Slim Is in For These 10 Skinny Homes
As cities grow denser, the popularity of infill development rises.
Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
This Kid-Friendly Home is Full of Surprises
Clad in black-stained cedar, a monolithic family home rises from its alpine setting outside Queenstown, New Zealand.