How a 1,000-Year-Old Technique Made This Pavilion
This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern extension.
These 7 Outdoor Pavilions Allow You to Connect With the Outdoors Comfortably
Step into these outdoor enclosures that provide picturesque views from all sides.
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
With a working nursery, guest suite, and garden shop, this place is much more than just an island home.
Guess Which Humble Material Made This 100-Year-Old Building Super Energy-Efficient
Tasked with renovating a dilapidated structure, an architect saw the opportunity for an unconventional eco-friendly design to...
This Modern Courtyard Home Celebrates a 100-Year-Old Tree
A former fruit orchard makes for a stunning family home outside of London.
A Modern Addition Makes This 110-Year-Old Nashville House Sing
The owners—married musicians in an indie-pop band—turned to an old college friend to create a space for impromptu concerts and...
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
This Melbourne Family Home Wraps Around a 125-Year-Old Dairy
White tile, concrete, and steel accents connect a contemporary home with the industrial heritage of its site.
How to Create a Modern Outdoor Oasis to Enjoy Year-Round
Summer may have come and gone, but with the right design and setting, the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors remains...
A 250-Year-Old Stone House in Israel With a Surprisingly Modern Interior
This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.
Over a Decade, Two Furniture Designers Reimagine a 300-Year-Old Barn
Two British designers handcraft a French country retreat as elemental as their furniture line, Pinch.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
A 120-Year-Old Victorian Cottage in Cape Town Gets a Glow Up
Following shabby patch jobs and more than a century of neglect, a cottage is renovated with an abundance of South African pine.
See How Sliding-Glass Pavilions Transformed a Renovated Melbourne Home
B.E. Architecture unifies new and old in a Melbourne residence, honoring the existing structure while introducing flexible glass...
A 200-Year-Old German Farmhouse Gets a Quirky, Glass-Fronted Addition
Three whitewashed volumes deliver daylight and improved functionality to a creative family’s historic home in Essen.
Sunny Tile Shines in a 100-Year-Old Spanish Apartment With a Secret Patio
The renovation of a century-old home in Valencia put DG Estudio to the test—and the firm passed with flying colors.
The Dramatic Transformation of This 100-Year-Old Barn Leads a Couple to Reconsider Its Use
A Quebec couple sought a backyard guesthouse for their adult children—and they loved the result so much that they moved in.
Taylor Made
Architect Piers Taylor's renovation of an old gameskeeper's cottage, complete with a castellated roof and sweeping meadow below,...
A 400-Year-Old Oak Tree Shades a Revitalized Midcentury Ranch Home in Austin
A 1955 home is brightened up and reimagined by Austin-based Lemmo Architecture and Design.
Process: Watch a 147-Year-Old Paper Mill Produce a “Black Licorice” Roll
French Paper, a sixth-generation business in Michigan, endures in the digital age.
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They’re Made
Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently become some of the most striking and important...
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18-Year-Old NASA Cadet Alyssa Carson Co-Designs Luggage For Outer Space
To honor the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, Horizn Studios teams up with astronaut-in-training Alyssa Carson on a...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Repurposed Ship Materials and 100-Year-Old Beams Make Up This Tree House-Like Home
With five-story water views and accents from a salvaged ship, this home has served as inspiration for an acclaimed architect.
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Made In: The Northeast
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See How This Colorful Hong Kong Apartment Was Made to Feel Bigger Than it Actually Is
In Hong Kong's Happy Valley—where land is scarce and living spaces are usually pretty small—multi-disciplinary design practice...
How to Build an Affordable America
There are as many solutions to the country’s housing crisis as there are causes. We need them all.
12 Mattresses We Love for Less Than $1,000
Get a great night’s sleep with these über-comfy mattresses, all priced at less than $1,000 for a queen.
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
Find Out How Light and Precious Outdoor Space Were Introduced to an Old Australian Cottage
A series of interlocking masonry volumes are placed behind an existing cottage in New South Wales, Australia, to maximize...

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