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...
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.
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...
Sunken Outdoor Fire Pit
Hufft Projects carves out a sunken seating area in an outdoor scheme designed for entertaining.
This Couple Merrily Floats Along in Seattle
A prefabricated floating home drops anchor in the Pacific Northwest.
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.8M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
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...
Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean
A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...
A Craftsman-Style Bungalow is Turned Inside Out
A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
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...
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...
9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs
Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled...
Facing the Elements
Incorporating concrete, glass wood, and steel, a house in Malibu stands up to its challenging site.
These 11 Modern Fences Bring a Whole New Meaning to Curb Appeal
From a modern take on the traditional white picket fence to a free-form sculptural divider, these 11 unique fences might just...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
7 Bathroom Renovation Ideas to Rejuvenate Your Space
Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being utilitarian spaces.

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