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How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling furniture...
Watch How a Sculptor’s Cliffside Glass House Seems to Grow Out of the Rocks
As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...
This Modern Loft For Sale Will Have You Dreaming of Berlin
A converted attic in a turn-of-the-century building in Berlin’s Charlottenburg neighborhood asks over $4 million.
Make Yourself at Home in One of These Small Spaces on Boats That You Can Rent
If you're eager to put your sea legs to good use, but don’t want the work of setting sail, then consider camping out on one of...
Stay in a Modern Houseboat in Berlin With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern floating home that features wraparound windows, offering spectacular views of Berlin.
Hide Out in a Tiny Concrete-and-Shingle Cottage For Rent in Cornwall
At the end of a winding country lane on the north coast of Cornwall, England, is a quirky vacation rental that combines modern...
How to Add a Modern Twist to Any Kitchen Style
It doesn’t always take a full-scale renovation to make a classic kitchen feel more modern.
These Modern Parents Show How Invaluable Technology Can Be
As founders of a thriving design collective and parents to three young children, Matthew and Jesse Hufft have their hands full,...
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers
These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as...
How to Use Modern Home Decor in Unexpected Ways
If you feel like you're seeing all the same decorating ideas over and over and would rather take a fresh approach to your...
Modern Marsh House in South Carolina
In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
Renovating a Modern House in a Historic District
What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
Rooted in the past yet decidedly in the present, these converted barns embrace their history, but take on a modern twist.
How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?
Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...