A Lush Garden Is the Hidden Heart of This Courtyard House
Garden and living spaces blend together in this Australian dwelling which inverts the classic wraparound veranda.
A Cedar- and Metal-Clad Shed House Ushers In the Outdoors
Located in Craryville, New York, at the base of the Berkshires, is the Texas Hill House, a simple shed structure that opens up to...
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
Near Montreal, a House Connects With Its Surroundings
In Boucherville, Quebec, Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement designs a single-family house that opens onto a veranda.
Historic Montreal House Meets DIY IKEA
Updating standard pieces, designer Gaëtan Havart turns a misused space into a vibrant kitchen.
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
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 Courtyard House Features a Custom Rain Screen
This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain...
An Old Row House in Montreal Gets a Colorful Modern Upgrade
Warm, repurposed building materials are favored in this savvy renovation by MARK + VIVI.
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
72 Hours in Montreal
Quebec’s largest city may also be its most artistic; with 4 universities and a vibrant international community, it practically...
A Shingle-Clad Home on the Oregon Coast Wraps Around a Cozy Courtyard
Tucked into a forested hillside, the Arch Cape House shields its owners from the elements while opening to spectacular views.
Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.
This V-Shaped House’s Front Courtyard Opens Up to the Neighborhood
In West Vancouver, Architecture Building Culture creates an inviting residence that makes the most of a tricky, triangular site.
White Metal Boxes Transform a Madrid Loft Into a “House Within a House”
Inspired by contemporary Japanese architecture, a converted loft in Madrid gains functionality and minimalist charm without...
A Modern Micro-House in Portland Clad in Local Fir
Small in footprint, but grand in presentation, a 250-square-foot accessory dwelling unit provides cozy accommodations equipped...
Heavy Metal: 15 Kitchens That Rock Metal Cabinets
We’ve taken a shine to metal kitchen cabinets.
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through “friends...
A Transformative Duplex Renovation in Montreal
In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.
A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal
Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.
A Compact House in Japan Is Defined by Dynamic Arches and Lush Courtyards
Arbol Design creates a tiny house in Osaka with a cantilevered front facade that appears to float above a garden floor.
A Blue House Clad With Corrugated Steel Blends Into the Scandinavian Sky
Situated west of Copenhagen in Roskilde, Denmark, the Blå Hus features a bright exterior that shields a wood-clad addition to a...
A Glass Courtyard Brings the Garden Inside a London Terrace House
Architect Amos Goldreich had three clients to consider in this renovation: Graham, Steve, and the greenery they’d tended for...
Clad in Cedar and Metal, an Indianapolis Home Gives a Modern Salute to its Traditional Surroundings
A two-story dwelling on an infill lot, the residence blends into the neighborhood with the help of cedar cladding, pitched roof...
A Sea Ranch Courtyard House Embraces its Spectacular Surroundings
Using cement panels, cedar, and glass, Turnbull Griffin Haesloop design a home that speaks to Sea Ranch heritage and suits the...
An Imaginative Courtyard House in Singapore Makes Room for Multiple Generations
Colorful, reclaimed teak windows and doors punctuate a renovated home for a Pilates instructor and her parents.
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
Scandinavian Style Revives This Montreal Home
A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.
The Muji Hut is a Masterful Take on Minimalism
A very special little place, all your own...
An Optometrist’s Midcentury Ranch House in Montreal Gets a Clear-Sighted Renovation
A client with an eye for clean design brings on la Shed Architecture for a razor-sharp revival of his ’50s residence.
A Concrete House Is Softened by an Airy Internal Courtyard, Complete With an Olive Grove
For an architect’s new build in Melbourne, eco-conscious design techniques help create a minimal-but-warm home.
A Belgian Architect’s Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance
This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with...
An Off-Grid Goto House Wraps Around a Jewel-Like Courtyard
Punctured by a glass-enclosed courtyard, this hexagonal, donut-shaped house is filled with light and views from all six sides.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.

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