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 Lavish, Landscaped Estate Seeks $18M in Montecito, CA
Set on nearly three acres in the heart of Montecito's Upper Village, the sprawling, Spanish-style home presents over 8,500 square...
A Minimalist House Stands Out in a Wild Landscape
This Napa Valley residence by Feldman Architecture contrasts glass and concrete with evergreens and grasses.
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.
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.
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Modern House Accentuates a Sensational Wyoming Landscape
An earth-sheltered and earthquake-resistant home is built to stand the test of time in an extraordinary Wyoming landscape.
A LEED Gold Weekend Home Embraces the Ontario Landscape
This all-white LEED Gold home is undoubtedly modern, but takes cues from the historic precedent of the longhouse to bring the...
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 Richly Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views
In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
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 Sustainable, Modern Home Frames a Prickly Desert Landscape
Conceived as an extension of the Arizona landscape, this eco-friendly, modern house approaches near net-zero energy consumption.