The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
An Atypical Tree House
When a 40-year-old pine tree fell over at the rear of a Brentwood estate in Los Angeles a few years back, its owner, an art lover...
Experience Tree-Top Living at One of These Sustainable Tree Houses
These extraordinary tree houses meld sustainable materials with hospitality design, offering an innovative and adventurous way to...
Architect Murray Legge Gives Gifts That Elevate the Everyday
Garden shears, pet products, and house plants are all on the Austin designer’s list of objects that make the ordinary...
Photo Essay: Enchanting Tree Houses
Do you ever wish you could live like Tarzan - in seclusion, high above the ground, amongst trees and nature? Well, we have a...
Journey by Design: Joshua Tree, California
Sara and Rich Combs, the pair behind the chic getaway known as the Joshua Tree House, share their favorite haunts and hideouts in...
Forgo the Tent and Give a Tiny House a Test Drive
Giving users a taste of the tiny house movement, one startup offers compact cabins for short stays.
A Contemporary Extension Gives This Australian Home a New Face
A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian dwelling.
An Australian Renovation Gives New Life to Midcentury Style
Take a second look at Nest Architects, an Australian firm featured in our September 2016 renovation issue with this MCM update.
Book a Stay in This Whimsical Trio of Tiny Tree Houses
HoneyTree Farm, a collection of playful bunks in the Texas Hill Country, lets you sleep high in the canopy of live oaks and...
A Tree Grows in the Center of This Restrained Tokyo Home
Minutes from the capital city’s urban bustle, an architect blends steel, wood, and concrete into a harmonious retreat for a...
This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It
After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.
Upcycled Trees Cloak This Modern Mexican Home
In the El Peñon Reserve, architects use concrete and upcycled trees to design Casa de la Roca, a striking Y-shaped home...
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.
A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin
Matt Fajkus Architecture creates a grounded take on a tree house in Texas.
19 Unconventional Homes Built Around Trees
This takes “bringing the outside in” to the next level.
A Towering Tree Grows Through the Roof of This Tropical Sanctuary
The occupants of the Aperture House by Formwerkz Architects take shelter under lush foliage and expansive eaves.
11 Homes That Capture the Spirit of Joshua Tree
These cabins, domes, and houses channel the free-spirited nature of the desert.