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It Takes a Village
On Washington's lush Bainbridge Island, one community strives for quality of life as a sustainable initiative.
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
Water Fountains at a Glance
For hundreds of years, water fountains have been used by the common man and kings alike to augment and highlight their…
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,”…
How to Choose the Right Water Pipe
The Floating Piers
Have you ever wanted to walk on water? Well, now you can.
Amidst the pedestrian-friendly maze of leafy streets in New York City’s West Village, LOT-EK, a firm whose designs…
It Takes A Village
Civic leaders in Oakland, California, have been battling hard for decades to make the city as socially and economically…
This place was a filthy dump when we bought it,” says Cathryn Barmon, sipping tea in a knockoff Le Corbusier chair. “I…
Modern, Lakeside Living in Minneapolis
Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.
This Luxurious Apartment in Greenwich Village Is Only 520 Square Feet
A designer of grand homes packs all the essentials—and more—into a Manhattan studio of his own.
There was once a steel-decked river barge, decommissioned and idle in Morgan City, Louisiana. Lonely and unused, it was…
Furnishing Utopia By Hancock Shaker Village
Shaker Design Reinterpreted
25 Dogs Living in the Modern World
These lucky dogs are living a design-inspired life, proving that just because you're dog, it doesn't mean you have to…
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner…
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn. Built in the late 1800s, my childhood home was a…
A Startup Brings the Smart City to the Village
A water purifier, energy source, and Internet hub all in one.
How to Build a Floating Home
We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home. For his first floating house…
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
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