At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors
The architects and exhibition designers behind the National September 11 Memorial Museum offer a behind-the-scenes look before it...
Nina Libeskind on Ground Zero, How Architecture Can Help Heal, and Our Political Moment
A powerful insider shares insights on building a successful architecture practice through partnership.
Higher Ground
When the Frys lost their home to the Fourmile Canyon Fire, they looked up—way up. Rebuilding at 7,3000 feet high, the family...
Middle Ground
Adding less than $100,000 of improvements to an off-the-shelf prefab model resulted in a clean-cut structure at the eastern base...
How to Prepare Your Bathroom for Overnight Guests
When getting ready to host overnight guests, we tend to focus on washing the bedding, jazzing up the spare room and fully...
Reinhold Messner: A Man and His Museums
We met with the mountaineering legend in the Dolomites, where the late architecture icon Dame Zaha Hadid designed the last of...
This Revolutionary Finnish Restaurant Is 100% Zero-Waste
In Helsinki, Nolla serves up organic, locally sourced fare in a Michelin-tiered dining experience—all without trash cans.
A Home Inspired by the Stars Soars Off the Ground
This new retreat cantilevers over the Canadian forest for river views.
Defining an Architectural Canon From the Ground Up
The residents of Midland, Michigan, are leading the charge to document their community’s unique architectural history.
Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground
With a wild approach, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick pushes the boundaries of landscaping.
An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.
This Otherworldly Museum in China Is Buried Beneath the Earth
Hidden between the sea and the sand, the UCCA Dune Art Museum is a sanctuary for nature and art.
This Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Home Is an Environmentalist’s Dream Come True
In southern Maine, an eco-friendly home puts a contemporary spin on the traditional New England vernacular.
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
19 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes You Can Actually Visit—or Stay In
You may not be lucky enough to live in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright—but you can always sleep in one.
This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond
Rooted in sustainable design, the Connecticut House radiates an undeniable Zen-like vibe.
A Women-Run Restaurant in Nashville Invites Visitors to Just Have Fun
Henrietta Red's look is unusual for most Nashville restaurants—but that's because the team behind it is, too.
A Palm Springs Net-Zero Prefab Flaunts an Elegant, Airy Kitchen
Voluminous, versatile, and incredibly chic—the kitchen in the Axiom Desert House has been thoughtfully designed to serve as a...
An A-Frame Cabin Celebrates the Zero-Emission Lifestyle in Finland
On a sun-soaked cliff off the coast of Helsinki, the Nolla Cabin offers affordable, eco-friendly accommodation—all in 97 square...
A Montauk Vacation Home Finds Common Ground With its Natural Surroundings
An NYC family's Long Island retreat was meant to be an escape.