These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
10 Retreats in Mexico For the Modernists Who Love the Outdoors
In Mexico's warm climate, the best homes create a strong relationship with the outdoors.
10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature
How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.
An Edgy Slatted Facade Conceals a Striking Indoor/Outdoor Home in Brisbane
From the street view, an angular slatted facade conceals a home from the outside world while also carefully hinting at what's...
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...
How to Set the Stage For Outdoor Living With Scenic Doors
With an impressive array of scenic doors that capture views and connect spaces both inside and outside the home, Marvin Windows...
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
A Sublime Indoor/Outdoor Retreat in Mexico City
On an undesirable lot in Mexico City, architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki created a stacked home and lush garden.
These Minimalist Prefab Homes Maximize Indoor/Outdoor Living
Two prefabs—one a Japanese-inspired ADU, the other a young family’s spare and serene headquarters—take root in Los Angeles.
A Multifamily Getaway in Portugal Plays With Indoor/Outdoor Spaces
Estúdio Amatam creates a bright, geometric holiday home for two families in a coastal village near Lisbon.
An Indoor/Outdoor Portuguese Getaway Blends Into the Arid Landscape
The geometric vacation home designed by Lisbon-based Bak Gordon Arquitectos incorporates local materials like lime mortar and...
A Lean Cabin in Washington Dismantles the Indoor/Outdoor Divide
In Washington’s Methow Valley, a modern cabin with an outdoor living room allows views of the surrounding woodland and meadow to...
A Serene Indoor/Outdoor Oasis Rises on a Lakeshore in Ontario
A family wanted to prioritize outdoor living and easy social gatherings in their new home—so Toronto firm MJMA delivered a...
An Enchanting Indoor/Outdoor Bungalow in L.A. Lists for $895K
Built in 1907, the breezy residence has a spacious front terrace and a lush backyard with an elevated deck.
An Indoor/Outdoor Home in Minneapolis Defies a Harsh Climate
When Peterssen Keller Architecture set out to create a California-inspired property in Minneapolis, they decided to do so with an...
13 Pergolas That Keep It Cool for Indoor/Outdoor Living
These pergolas and trellises throw shade (in a good way).
An Indoor/Outdoor Prefab Blooms in the Palm Springs Desert
While Joel Turkel has built prefab homes all over North America and beyond, he hasn’t had the chance to live in one of his own...
A Cozy and Modern Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom in Buenos Aires
Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's indoor-outdoor bedroom in his cozy and modern...
Tobey Maguire Snatches Up Googleplex Architect Clive Wilkinson’s Los Angeles Home For $3.4M
Looks like Spiderman’s moving to WeHo—actor-producer Tobey Maguire buys the three-bedroom, four-bath residence for $3,375,000.
An Indoor-Outdoor Renovation for a 1950s Ranch House in the Bay Area
This addition and renovation of a midcentury California ranch home is tied together with warm ipe wood.
A Zen Retreat Champions Indoor/Outdoor Living in Coastal California
Designed for devout Buddhists, this contemporary getaway invites the outdoors in with massive, moveable walls of glass.
Roofless House Directs Views Upward For Indoor/Outdoor Flow
Shielding against unwanted views, a sinuous perimeter wall in Atherton, California, focuses views on the sky and surrounding...
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
Experience indoor-outdoor living to the fullest in this midcentury classic.
This Nova Scotia Summer Home Nails Indoor/Outdoor Living
Encased in glass, this summer getaway melds luxe living with the great outdoors.
Acclaimed Architect Risa Boyer Reinvents Indoor/Outdoor Living
Having recently celebrated her firm’s 10th anniversary in Portland, Oregon, Risa Boyer is wholly invested in her local AIA...
An Indoor/Outdoor Penthouse With Downtown Dallas Views Wants $5.7M
Spanning over 5,000 square feet, the spacious abode offers sleek interiors and a private rooftop terrace.
A Net-Zero Home in Colorado Raises the Bar for Indoor/Outdoor Living
Atop the footprint of a 1940s ranch house, architect Renée del Gaudio designs a family residence that intimately connects to its...
A 1960s Mediterranean in Spain Becomes an Indoor/Outdoor Oasis for Three Sisters
Las Tres Marias features a series of arches, terra-cotta tiles, and opened-up interiors that provide the sisters with a breezy...
A Low-Slung Lake House in Texas Merges Indoor/Outdoor Living
With a rich material palette of glass, wood, and concrete, Cedar Creek Residence feels of a piece with its natural environment.
Kengo Kuma Weaves Japanese Design Into This Indoor/Outdoor Oregon Abode
East and West intersect at the Suteki House, which combines Japanese principles with an American connection to the outdoors.
Step Inside Palm Springs’ Latest Indoor/Outdoor Prefab Home
Inspired by midcentury-modern architecture and an easy, breezy, open-air lifestyle, the Axiom Desert House embodies the beauty of...
A Seattle Couple Design a Home Around Indoor/Outdoor Gathering Spaces
A designer duo add 1,200 square feet to their petite bungalow and create a private courtyard where the whole family can converge...
An Indoor/Outdoor Contemporary Home Perched in Beverly Hills Asks $7M
The Gerhard Heusch–designed residence is sculpted into a hillside, surrounded by majestic Oak trees.
A Luminous Palm Springs Kitchen Fosters Easy Indoor/Outdoor Living
A manifestation of exquisite, thoughtful design, the kitchen in the prefabricated Axiom Desert House embodies rich indoor/outdoor...
A Post-War Bungalow in Australia Gains an Indoor/Outdoor Entertainment Hub
By extending the home’s lower level, Pleysier Perkins created a light-filled living area that’s perfect for dinner parties.

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