Refreshed Take on the Gable Shines in Austin’s Building Boom
Toying with a conventional form, an architect designs a modern house meant for alfresco entertaining.
These 4 Modern Homes Around the World Take Advantage of Local Stone
The benefits of using local stone in a building's structure are multifold.
Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K
Patrice Rios, founder of interior design firm Troo Designs and custom shipping container business Sige&Honey, has combined her...
Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
Plagued by dim rooms and low ceilings, a typical midcentury bungalow in Austin, Texas, is remodeled into a contemporary,...
The Rejuvenated Austin Motel Welcomes Guests With Upbeat, Midcentury-Modern Vibes
Liz Lambert and her hospitality group Bunkhouse give the South Congress Avenue mainstay a makeover that celebrates its roots.
A Refined Austin Home With Verdant Views Asks Just Under $2M
Alterstudio Architecture once again teams up with Austin couple and design-build duo Anne Suttles and Sam Shah—to spectacular...
Midcentury Renovation in Austin
With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects...
Austin’s Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden
Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to...
An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space
Architects Frank and Megan Lin revitalize an uninspiring 1960s ranch home, forging a connection to the outdoors and creating a...
A New Experiential Hostel in Austin Offers Unique Lodging in a Restored Railway Hotel
A new “experiential hostel” combines boutique hotel design, amenities, and service with the energy and community that's typically...
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
Everything You Need to Know When Designing and Building in Austin, Texas
Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin ninth among all U.S. metro areas for population...
A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.
Feel at Home While Exploring Austin at One of These Modern Short-Term Rentals
As the capital of Texas, Austin offers a vibrant cultural scene that boasts a thriving art community, hip boutiques, delicious...
Journey by Design: Austin, Texas
Boasting the best in art, design, food, and music, the quirky state capital of Austin is a delightful destination.
Austin’s Weirdest Rental Is a Psychedelic Experience Totally Worth the Trip
The 1,800-square-foot Bloom House in Austin, Texas, is so far-out, it’ll give you flashbacks.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
Austin’s Community First! Village Unveils Affordable New Micro Homes
With a wood-clad interior and a butterfly roof, this compact home by Mckinney York Architects balances affordability,...
This 3D-Printed Village Aims to House 40% of Austin’s Homeless Population
Last fall, ICON 3D-printed a welcome center for a new type of community in Austin, Texas—and now the first homes are complete.
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
Austin’s Weird and Wonderful Sand Dollar House Can Be Yours for $2.2M Clams
Here’s your chance to scoop up a splendid seashell house by the seashore.
A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin
Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer.
St. Barts-Inspired Accents Create Modern Tranquility in an Austin Tilley Row Home
An interior design studio outfits an Austin home with midcentury-modern minimalism, and sprinkles it with organic and ethnic...
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
The 11 Most Influential Buildings of 2018
From a sleek A-frame cabin to a futuristic apartment building at New York’s High Line, these buildings are the year’s most...
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
The 9 Most Influential Buildings of the Decade
Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, selects the most groundbreaking structures of the last...
The 12 Most Influential Buildings of 2019
From underwater restaurants to modest single-family homes, these are the biggest hits of 2019 according to ArchDaily.
A Courtyard House in Austin Resembles a “Reverse Coconut”
Murray Legge Architecture creates a flexible, budget-conscious home for a German expat on a shared lot in East Austin.
A Tumbledown Cottage in Austin Is Freshened Up and Fortified
Webber + Studio salvages a 1909 dwelling in the historic Clarksville neighborhood.
A Midcentury Masterpiece Apartment in Austin Asks $770K
Unit No. 3 in the Harwell Harris–designed Cranfill Apartments still shines from a mid-2000s restoration by Alterstudio and Mell...
Own This Alluring Sculptural Abode in Austin For $3.1M
Set on five acres in the Cuernavaca neighborhood of Austin, Texas, a sculptural modern home that was designed with a strong...
5 Stylish Prefab Homes in Austin, Texas
From a tiny smart dwelling to an off-grid boathouse, here are five Austin homes that showcase the power of prefab.
10 Buildings We Love by Piers Taylor
Known for his stripped-back approach to home design, RIBA award-winning architect Piers Taylor focuses more on light and space...

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