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.
12 Epic Hotels That Take Glamping to the Next Level
When you really want to go camping, but you really don’t have a clue.
These Designs Take Bamboo Infrastructure to a New Level
Flexible, durable, and fast-growing—it's no wonder bamboo has been nick-named "the green steel of the 21st...
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany
What do architects build when they can be their own clients?
An Architect Creates a Two-Level Houseboat For His Family on a Tight Budget
An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when designing a floating home for his family.
A Tranquil Lakeside Abode in Quebec Unfolds Over Six Levels
Resting lightly on the terrain, this gorgeous vacation home stays connected to its surroundings through natural materials and...
These 7 Wisconsin Prefabs Take Modular Design to the Next Level
These seven striking homes are proof of how well prefabs work within the bucolic settings of America's Dairyland.
8 Berlin Apartments to Book That Rival the City's Level of Cool
Dubbed a UNESCO City of Design, the German capital boasts a vibrant cultural scene.
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
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...
Dozens of Levels Give a Quebec Home Stadium-Sized Views of the Forest
In Chertsey, Canada, a modern haven reclines into its woodland setting.
10 Tips For Hanging Art in Your Home—and Our Picks For Creating Fearless Walls
Hanging art on your walls doesn't have to be a stressful experience—instead, it should be a fun and inspiring creative challenge.
35 Swoon-Worthy Staircases That Are a Step Above the Rest
These elegant and elevated staircases take their homes to the next level.
Snag This Thoughtfully Modernized Eichler For $1.2M
An architect-designed renovation takes this East Bay Eichler's midcentury appeal to the next level.
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This Contemporary Chilean Home
Perched 1,476 feet above sea level, a modern home is designed to beautifully embrace its coastal setting.
Playful Platforms Revamp This Japanese Lake House Into a Fun, Five-Story Retreat
On the shore of Japan's Lake Nojiri, interrelated levels are cleverly used to create a multi-story home.
Midcentury Mashup: A 1950s Ranch House in Chicago Gets a Palm Springs-Style Butterfly Roof
A couple budgets carefully while renovating a split-level house on Chicago’s Near North Side.