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 Renovated Family Home in Austin Floats in a Sea of Trees
Local firm Side Angle Side designs a second-story addition for a 1953 home, creating a dialogue with the stand of oaks that...
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 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 Designer Builds a Scandinavian-Inspired Sauna That Floats Off the Maine Coast
In a break from his regular programming, lighting designer Brendan Ravenhill crafted a love letter to New England’s functional...
A Remote Chilean Cabin Appears to Float Above the Forest Floor
In the Andes, architect Sergio Araneda creates an ecological refuge that embraces the surrounding woods and treads lightly on the...
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 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.
A Radiant Sydney Home Appears to Float Above a Sandstone Ridge
A dramatic cantilever isn’t the only striking aspect of this Sydney home—carefully framed views and an incredible outdoor shower...
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.
This Off-Grid Retreat in Idaho Floats in a Sea of Rolling Hills
Three metal-clad structures connected by an open-air courtyard offer simple sanctuary and an escape from city living.
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.
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.
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.
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...