Hope Floats
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
This Couple Merrily Floats Along in Seattle
A prefabricated floating home drops anchor in the Pacific Northwest.
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
These Geometric Cabins in China Seem to Float Over a Hillside
Tasked with revitalizing a rural area with agricultural tourism, Shanghai–based firm ZJJZ builds a minimalist cabin cluster...
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
A Spectacular Green Roof Floats Over This Concrete Home in Brazil
A concrete slab cantilevers over cinder blocks and glass in this arresting home by Vereda Arquitetos.
A Serene House For Artists Appears to Float in the Woods of Puget Sound
Designed to feel like a walk through the woods, this family home is exquisitely tailored to embrace forest vistas.
Kodasema Launches Four Tiny Prefab Homes—Including One That Floats
The Estonian prefab company is bringing stylish, modern tiny homes to urban and rural areas alike.
A Striking Black House Appears to Float in the New Zealand Mountains
Cantilevered atop a concrete foundation and wrapped in glass, Alpine Terrace House by Fearon Hay Architects hovers gently over...
An Art Studio With Mirror-Like Glazing Floats Over a Desert Wash
In Paradise Valley, a contemporary art studio provides an inspirational workspace with minimal landscape impact.
Morphosis FLOAT House for NOLA
The Make It Right Foundation has gotten loads of press over the last few years, thanks in large part to its ultra-celebrity...
Hope for the Jet Set
I'm about to hop on a transatlantic flight and am not looking forward to 12 hours in the same tiny seat.
This Monolithic Concrete House Appears to Float Among the Trees
Located outside of Buenos Aires, the house rises above the forest floor on a single concrete pedestal.
A Cleverly Camouflaged Family Home Floats Above the West Texas Mountainside
At the intersection of mountains and desert, the vast and rugged beauty of the natural landscape inspires a home for a family of...
Up-and-Coming Architects Offer a Beacon of Hope in Tsunami-Torn Japan
New public structures help communities reconnect eight years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan’s eastern coast.
Tourists to Ecuador Hope to Get Near This Home’s Lookout
A World Heritage Site sits at the foot of a house in Ecuador.
A Compact House in Japan Is Defined by Dynamic Arches and Lush Courtyards
Arbol Design creates a tiny house in Osaka with a cantilevered front facade that appears to float above a garden floor.
New “Metallic Wood” Is as Strong as Titanium But Much Lighter
A newly invented material has the strength of titanium, however it's light enough to float on water.
Before & After: A Dreary Woodland Cabin Gets a Sparkling Update for $20K
Interior designer Hope Mendes rejuvenates a dated, 700-square-foot cabin in Northern California to use as a family hideaway.
Picture Yourself in This Clifftop Swedish Retreat Asking $1.08M
Designed by Trigueiros Architecture, this lovely minimalist retreat appears to float above the rocky cliff upon which it is...