Here are some stories about modern landscapes and inventive landscape designers

Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
A Muted Berkshires Home Pays Homage to an Idyllic Landscape
Surrounded by an apple orchard, an evergreen grove, and gardens originally tended by the owners’ parents, Sheffield Residence...
A Black Gable Home Opens Wide to the Appalachian Landscape
Desai Chia Architecture draws upon rural architecture to create an austere retreat that frames spectacular vistas.
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
This Hamptons Getaway Blends Seamlessly Into a Lush Landscape
Cedar, reclaimed ipe, and Corten steel combine in a multigenerational home designed to gracefully age in place.
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
11 Glorious Rammed-Earth Homes That Celebrate the Landscape
These resilient, rammed-earth homes show the soil’s true stripes.
This Home in the Italian Countryside Is Radically Open to the Landscape
With an unusual roof and a ground floor open to the outside, a barn-like house stretches into the Italian countryside.
Pigmented Concrete Walls Tie This Home Into the Landscape
North of Rio de Janeiro, a holiday home blends into the terrain with reddish concrete walls pigmented to match the native soil.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Interact With the Landscape
Effortlessly blending into their surroundings, these modern homes pay homage to Mother Nature.
A Striking Modern House Built In A Pastoral Landscape
Contemporary and vernacular combine with innovative architectural solutions in the design of this house located at the edge of...
A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...
A Beautiful Spanish Hotel Inspired by Its Unusual Landscape
The design of a deluxe hotel set in the Bardenas Reales Natural Park in Spain's Navarra region is informed by its surrounding...
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
An Energy-Plus Home Fuses With a Boulder-Strewn Landscape
This LEED Gold-certified home captures the genius locus of a rocky plot in Québec.
An Energy-Conscious Home Gets Woven Into a Waterfront Landscape
Passive solar principles, indoor/outdoor living, and a “forever home” mindset are combined in this elegant, art-filled property...
A New Prefab Hotel in Uruguay Seems to Melt Into the Landscape
Thanks to a sleek, mirrored facade, these prefab cabins at a new hotel and winery in Uruguay all but disappear into the mountains.
Connect With Bali's Tropical Landscape at One of these Modern Villas
The island of Bali in Indonesia has long been a popular destination for travelers seeking a vibrant tropical getaway.