This House Doesn't Hold Back and Embraces the Desert
At the base of Echo Mountain in Phoenix, a geometric home by Wendell Burnette opens up to the surrounding desert landscape.
This House Doesn't Hold Back on Colorful Details
A see-through pool wall is just one element of this vibrant home.
Desert Utopia
With this elegant steel prototype, Marmol Radziner and Associates launch a new prefab venture with the goal of bringing their...
A Couple Embrace Wabi-Sabi Design to Travel Back to the Past
Enveloped by lush greenery, this contemporary Taiwanese apartment marries Zen elements with sleek, minimalist design.
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Check Back
After a stealth makeover, a California Craftsman gains light, space, and a partial facelift.
A Circular Beach House in Australia Embraces Coastal Living
Designed for self-sufficiency, this modern take on the traditional bach stands up against super-sized holiday homes.
This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
Cantilevered high above a steep, rocky site, this young family's “Tree House” fully embraces the Australian landscape.
This Concrete-and-Glass House in Paraguay Doesn’t Believe in Walls
With partitions that can be endlessly rearranged, the Horizon House by BAUEN Architects goes up against the notion that a home...
Asking $10.5M, This Desert Prefab by Marmol Radziner Doesn’t Want for “Wow” Factor
Assembled from 36 steel-frame modules, the Las Vegas residence even has its own James Turrell installation.
A Picturesque Desert Prefab
Jim Murren’s prefab house in Sin City, designed by Marmol Radziner, is as artful as it is art-filled, thanks to an asymmetrical...
Operation Desert Shed
Architect Lloyd Russell’s design for this desert getaway passively mitigates the elements with a utilitarian solution, turning a...
A Sea Ranch Courtyard House Embraces its Spectacular Surroundings
Using cement panels, cedar, and glass, Turnbull Griffin Haesloop design a home that speaks to Sea Ranch heritage and suits the...
High Desert House in Joshua Tree Is an Otherworldly Architectural Icon
A couple’s handwritten note to renowned architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg results in an iconic Leviathan of a home in the...
Travel Back in Time to William F. Cody’s Now-Razed Desert Modern
Featured in Monacelli’s new book, “Master of the Midcentury: The Architecture of William F. Cody,” the 1963 Shamel Residence was...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
John Lautner's Desert Rose
Two Los Angeles designers resuscitate a down-at-the-heel John Lautner building—and give architecture fans a chance to spend the...
A Compact Laneway House in Toronto Takes Back Underused Space
Following a new policy change that allows housing units in Toronto’s back lanes, LGA Architectural Partners builds a crisp,...
Boutique Coffee Roaster Coperaco's First Cafe Holds a Modern Tree House
Coperaco, a celebrated New York-based roaster, opens its first U.S. cafe in Harrison, New Jersey—and it's a stunner.
My House: Interior Designer Melissa Young's SoCal Desert Hacienda
Melissa Young, founder of interior design firm, My Studio ID, invites us inside her luxe desert getaway—complete with teepee,...
How Neutra’s Kaufmann House Got its Groove Back
Marmol Radziner and homeowner Brent Harris shed light on the exhaustive, five-year process of unearthing the plans for Richard...
This Cozy Retreat Holds the Cure for Cabin Fever
A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
Bringing It All Back Home
Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers...
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in Texas Embraces the Outdoors
Inspired by historic fire towers, this breathtaking three-level Texan home is perfectly embedded in a challenging lakeside slope.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
Small “Hybrid Prefab” Home in the Desert
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
This Concrete Abode Embraces Indonesia's Tropical Climate
An Indonesian architect designs a contemporary concrete home for her family of five in Semarang.
11 Homes That Embrace Wabi-Sabi Design
These one-of-a-kind abodes value the well worn and the beautifully flawed above homogeneity.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Embrace Their Surroundings
Sliding glass doors, immense windows, and relaxing patios connect the residents of these modern homes with lush backyards and...
A Brazilian Bachelor Pad Embraces Light and Darkness
An architect tasked with opening up a small yet light-filled apartment does so with a few unexpectedly dark turns.
A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow
This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.
A Plant-Filled Melbourne Home Embraces the Great Outdoors
A nature-loving couple turn their home into a light-filled sanctuary with a sweeping timber deck.
Amid a Hotbed of Architecture, This Home Holds Its Own
A major overhaul of a bungalow in Venice, California, perfects the art of indoor/outdoor living.
5 Hot Tips to Remember When Planning Your Desert Prefab
Building a successful home in the desert means being conscious of the region's elements and understanding both the challenges and...
A Family Home in Slovakia Holds a Playground for Kids and Pets
Sadovsky & Architects design an inviting residence with a perforated concrete wall that enhances indoor/outdoor living for all of...

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