Bay Area Ipe-Clad Backyard Getaway
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
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.
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
On the Market For $4.5M, This Venice Beach Compound Captures the Essence of Indoor-Outdoor Living
Situated on a sprawling 10,998 square-foot lot—only a mile from the beach and within walking distance to the stores and...
Bold Design Invigorates This Formerly Cookie-Cutter Midcentury Home That’s Asking $345K
The stylistic approach for The Black House, the newest project on offer from the Phoenix-based Knob Modern Design, can be summed...
A Modern Home For a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.4M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
This Couple Merrily Floats Along in Seattle
A prefabricated floating home drops anchor in the Pacific Northwest.
Facing the Elements
Incorporating concrete, glass wood, and steel, a house in Malibu stands up to its challenging site.
Sunken Outdoor Fire Pit
Hufft Projects carves out a sunken seating area in an outdoor scheme designed for entertaining.
A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties
A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.
A Craftsman-Style Bungalow is Turned Inside Out
A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.
A Former Beach Motel in Malibu Is Reborn as the Japanese-Inspired Nobu Ryokan
Set on the Pacific Coast Highway, a midcentury beach motel is now an exclusive, Japanese-style hideaway with meals delivered from...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
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...
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
For the Highest Green Honor, One Couple Pulls Out All the Stops
With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home.
7 Bathroom Renovation Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Space
Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.
One Canadian Family Beats the Cold by Escaping to Palm Springs
Renowned for its iconic midcentury architecture and legendary celebrity habitués—Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Bob Hope, and...

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