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.
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...
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...
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...
A Translucent Tower in Vietnam Invites Visitors in for a Cup of Coffee
Three generations live and work in this multitasking home and coffee shop in the bustling city of Huê.
This Compact Tasmanian Cabin Is a Testing Ground for Sustainable Design
Architect Jiri Lev’s home is a prototype for forward-looking architecture that could make a positive societal impact in Australia.
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.
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.
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.
An Architect Built a 16,700-Square-Foot Museum That Happens to Be a Home
This is how an art enthusiast convinced Arturo Grimaldi and Leonardo Nacht to create a private gallery that doubles as a...
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.
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.
An Enchanting Cabin of Wood, Glass, and Steel Entices Visitors to Rural Wisconsin
Designed by Sala Architects, Metal Lark Tower is the first cabin to open at Nordlys Lodging, a 140-acre property where nature...
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.
An Italian Futurist’s Kaleidoscopic Apartment Welcomes Visitors Into a Vibrant World of Color
After a meticulous restoration, the extraordinary former apartment of Italian artist Giacomo Balla is opening to the public for...
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Drawing from the city’s heritage of midcentury modernism, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design embodies California’s...
A Montauk Vacation Home Finds Common Ground With its Natural Surroundings
An NYC family's Long Island retreat was meant to be an escape.
Twin Townhouses Break New Ground for Multigenerational Living in Melbourne
An affordable two-unit home provides a beautiful solution to the city’s housing shortage.
A Brother and Sister Find Common Ground in Their New Split-Level Duplex in London
Inside a historic Victorian, ROAR Architects designs a flat for each sibling that connect to shared spaces.
This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond
Rooted in sustainable design, the Connecticut House radiates an undeniable Zen-like vibe.
Dan Brunn Architecture and Dwell Break Ground on Bridge House in L.A.
With the structural framework in place, Dan Brunn Architecture’s Bridge House takes shape.
A Net-Zero Building in Silicon Valley Gracefully Encompasses Both Work and Play
636 Waverley’s “ribbon” of concrete defines bright, pleasant spaces while providing weather protection.
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 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...
Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Set to Break Ground
More than a decade after it was first announced, Frank Gehry's sculptural Guggenheim Museum looks set to begin construction in...
Museum of Robots
Welcome to Museum of Robots, where androids are the muses for Richard and Vicky Küng's collection of modern housewares and home...
A Net-Zero Home in Canada Boasts a Striking Saw-Toothed Roof
Comprised of two perpendicular forms that gently navigate a lakeside site, Sky House runs off of solar energy.
A Net-Zero-Energy Barn on Long Island Is a Hub for Climate Researchers
In Sagaponack, a sustainable-building magnate’s live/work space provides a model for green construction.
A Net-Zero Home in Colorado Raises the Bar for Indoor/Outdoor Living
Atop the footprint of a 1940s ranch house, architect Renée del Gaudio designs a family residence that intimately connects to its...
Immersed in Nature, This City Cabin Targets Net-Zero Energy
An urban infill lot in Seattle is transformed into a nature-immersed retreat that feels a world apart from its city environment.
Plant Prefab and Koto Launch New Net-Zero Homes With Scandinavian Style
Sustainable, stylish, and packed with smart tech—the latest LivingHomes are here just in time for Earth Day.
Slow Down Time at This Zero-Energy Holiday Rental in Northern Spain
Laura Álvarez Architecture brilliantly reworks a stone ruin into a peaceful holiday retreat.

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