The Donald Irish Residence
The Donald Irish Residence In one of a number of oral history interviews to be found in the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio Archives,...
Light Matters
When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module...
A Rustic-Modern Cabin Inspired by Japanese Bungalows and Shou Sugi Ban
A mountain cabin’s design is Appalachian by way of Japan.
9 Epic Light Fixtures
Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.
Thomas Phifer: Light on the Subject
Don’t be fooled by his mellow, self-effacing demeanor: Architect Thomas Phifer is a master of his craft, designing daylit,...
From a Flower Bulb Factory to an Entertainment Hub
A former flower bulb warehouse becomes a bright home fit for large-scale gatherings.
Study Light by MSDS
Study Light is a minimal lamp created by Toronto-based designer MSDS.
The Light and Airy Apartment G in Downtown Singapore
In downtown Singapore, marble, light wood, soft hues, and subtle touches of gold come together to create a stylish, light-filled,...
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
ESCAPE One is a road-ready tiny home with 276 square feet of adaptable space.
Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
Plagued by dim rooms and low ceilings, a typical midcentury bungalow in Austin, Texas, is remodeled into a contemporary,...
Red Tin House That Makes the Most of Space and Light
Six earth-colored, metal-clad pavilions are combined to create Tin House, an innovative and voluminous house that boasts a...
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
11 Buildings by Shigeru Ban
2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
10 Light-Filled Homes With Interesting Skylights
By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can naturally warm up your home, brighten and open up your...
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation
A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.

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