Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise
You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques.
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
An Eclectic Pacific Northwest Cottage
For his latest collaboration with a repeat client, interior designer Brian Paquette burnishes an eclectic Pacific Northwest...
Striking Angular Cottage in Connecticut
What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...
A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
A Cozy, Well-Sealed Cottage in Northwest France Goes Green
An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
7 Romantic Palm Springs Getaways
Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your special someone? Plan a trip to Palm Springs for rest and relaxation in...
The St. Lawrence River Flows Right by This Cottage’s Doorstep
Whale-watching is an indoor activity at a maritime sanctuary in Quebec.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
21 Finely Finessed Getaways in the Hamptons and Montauk
From Westhampton to Montauk, these Long Island retreats celebrate their beachside locales.
Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and...