A Serene Nakashima Bathroom Survives
George Nakashima’s sublime Japanese-style bathroom endures at his rural estate.
On the Level
Judged by contemporary design standards, the typical postwar suburban split-level house has little to recommend it. Usually...
On the Level
Sadly there's no blueprint for how to best work with an architect.
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker
New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
5 Bar Additions That Will Take Your Weekend Libations to the Next Level
Ready to kick off the weekend with a cocktail? Make happy hour even happier with these bar essentials from our friends at...
Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany
What do architects build when they can be their own...
Dozens of Levels Give a Quebec Home Stadium-Sized Views of the Forest
In Chertsey, Canada, a modern haven reclines into its woodland setting.
Clever Storage Solutions and a Shifted Layout Revive This 1950s Chicago Home
When Carly and Brad Moeller were searching for a new home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood of Chicago, they came across a...
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.
Move Into This Midcentury Modern Revival in North Carolina For $1.2M
Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
An Old Power Station in Melbourne is Transformed Into A Modern Tiered Restaurant
A former power station on the western edge of Melbourne’s city centre has been repurposed into a dining destination with six new...
Modern Efficiency and Affordability Don’t Have to Come at the Expense of Style
By creatively manipulating the angles and levels of exterior surfaces on this modest Polish country house, architect Peter Kuczia...
Take a Tour Through California With This Week's Top 5 Homes
Ah, the Golden State! From the mountains to the ocean, these California homes take modern architecture and design to the next...
Home and Studio Maximizes Very Narrow Site in Echo Park
A house in Echo Park makes the most of its narrow lot with open-plan spaces spread out over four levels.
A Perforated Screen Brings Privacy and Natural Light to This Bold Venice Home
What started out as a dated 1980s residence in Venice, California, is now a 2,000-square-foot, eye-catching modern home with an...
Space-Saving Wood-Paneled Apartment in Manhattan
Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...
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