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Big Sur: Going Coastal
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
Big Sur: Coastal Commissions
Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...
A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach
For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.
Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home
Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.
A Layered Home in Coastal Australia That Merges With the Limestone Terrain
Located in Victoria, Australia, on a site that's lined with limestone shelves and underground caves, this house was designed as a...
A Coastal Chilean Cabin Takes On the Elements With a Honeycombed Facade
Perched nearly 300 feet above sea level, Casa Panal braces for high winds while framing riveting views of the Pacific Ocean.
Go Exploring With This Tiny Home in Tow
A Seattle couple pack up their lives, hit the road in a 200-square-foot camper, and launch a tiny home business in Eastern...
A Swedish Coastal Town Commissions an Otherworldly Bathhouse
The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
This Chilean Concrete Home Levitates Off a Coastal Slope
Stretching along the Chilean coast, reinforced concrete beams come together to create a striking, sculptural home.
A Coastal Retreat in Sweden Feels Light as a Cloud Inside
Delicately placed on the sandy shores of the Baltic Sea, Sommarhus H provides sanctuary among sea grasses and birch trees.
A Circular Beach House in Australia Embraces Coastal Living
Designed for self-sufficiency, this modern take on the traditional bach stands up against super-sized holiday homes.
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
A Curving Coastal Home in Australia Mimics the Sweeping Landscape
Tidal Arc House by Woods Bagot mirrors the undulations of the tide and landscape with its arched concrete form.
This Coastal New Zealand Retreat Mixes Business and Pleasure
Nestled in Christchurch, an architect's home and office pays tribute to New Zealand's awe-inspiring surroundings.
A Quintessential Midcentury Home Goes LEED Platinum
Architect Michelle Kaufmann transforms a 1965 home into a paragon of sustainability.
GO Home Takes the Passive House Approach to Prefab
It can take as little as two weeks to build one.
An Angular Black Cabin in Coastal France Honors the Bucolic Landscape
Designed by two Bordeaux-based architects as their family vacation home, the 850-square-foot structure sits on raised platforms...
Go Off The Grid With These Remote Rental Cabins in Cornwall
Standing above the ground, the architectural hideaways of Kudhva allow you to immerse yourself in the breathtaking English...
This Warm, Inviting Home Captures the Best of Coastal Living on a Tiny L.A. Lot
Designed by Ras-a Studio, the Walk-Street House lives much larger than its compact site—thanks in part to plentiful outdoor areas...