Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Glass House with Stunning Pacific Ocean Views
Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
An Australian Beach Home with Stunning Ocean Views
Eco-friendly features like solar panels and rainwater catchments keep this retreat's environmental footprint small.
A 1958 Midcentury With Stunning L.A. Views Lists For $2.2M
On the market for the first time in 10 years, this classic midcentury home was architect Ray Kappe's first commission.
Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean
A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...
Malibu Canyon House with a View
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
This Couple Achieves Their Glass House Goals
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
A Strikingly Modern Container House Boasts Breathtaking Views
Inspired by cargotecture, this boxy dwelling in West Vancouver features an efficient layout that makes the most of its hillside...
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views
Christian Tonko designs a delicate artist's studio that hugs the hilly landscape.
Richard Neutra's Stunning Loring House Is Listed For $5.6M
Originally designed for famed choreographer Eugene Loring, the Hollywood Hills abode comes with thoughtful additions and a...
This Mesmerizing Glass House Is Also a Photographer's Lakeside Studio
Set at the edge of Stoney Lake in Ontario, Canada, is a photographer's home, studio, and boat house.
People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler
Procurers of these 20th-century inside-outside, flat-roofed dwellings are referred to as Eichler-holics who won’t live anywhere...
A Great Ocean Road Shack With a View Gets a Sustainable Update
When Kate and Grant, the owners of Dorman House—an old shack near the beach in Lorne, Victoria, Australia—decided to renovate,...
The Parabolic Glass House in Northern California Is One Architect’s Utopia in the Redwoods
In the ’60s, using only materials found on their 400-acre plot of forest in Mendocino County, Charles Bello and his wife built a...
This Glass House and "Shiny Shed" Merge With Nature in Minnesota
Expansive glass walls and a reflective mirrored shed blissfully blend this home with its natural setting.
Modern House Captures Panoramic Views in Australia
Australia is known for it's great modern residential architecture.
Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape
This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.
A Glass House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast
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Across the Ocean
With a novel use for an ultra-lightweight material, two academics build their ideal home—then ship it overseas for assembly.
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.