Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
Thoughtful Design Details Warm Up a Modern Family Home in Northern California
When the San Francisco firm l'oro began designing a family home in Mill Valley, California, they challenged themselves to create...
A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium
For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a...
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
Northern California’s Infamous Flintstone House Is Being Sued as a ‘Public Nuisance’
The town of Hillsborough, California, deems the so-called Flintstone House to be “intrusive” and a “safety...
The Legacy of Sea Ranch, a Utopian Community in Northern California
Here’s what you need to know about the idyllic, seaside community of Sea Ranch, located 100 miles north of San Francisco, which...
A Northern Californian Renovation Brings Warmth to the Wilderness
A former architect and practicing artist transforms a neglected property into a welcoming homestead for creative pursuits and...
Camp Out in a Comfortable Tent or Airstream in Northern California
When husband and wife Chris Hougie and Teresa Raffo came across a defunct campground outside of Mendocino, California, the...
An Elegant Eichler Hits the Market at $1.15M in Northern California
Enjoy the delightful connection of indoor/outdoor living in this lovingly preserved Marin County Eichler now on the market for...
This Renovated Garage is the Ultimate Modern Party Space
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
A Geodesic Getaway in Northern California Asks $475K
This one-of-a-kind "Dome Home" features impressive woodwork and a groovy, geodesic design.
15 Modern Additions to Traditional Homes
We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is exciting.
An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.
Modern Home in a California Resort Town
A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.
12 Modern Ryokans in Japan For the Ultimate R&R
Today’s ryokans are putting a modern spin on a dependable format, helping carry the hotels forward into yet another millennium.
10 Modern Rooftops For Summer Relaxing and Entertaining
With the weekend coming up and summer on our minds, the thought of relaxing on a rooftop is tempting, and inevitably magnetic.
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Steel-Clad Prefab Modules Perch Lightly in Northern California
Two architects collaborate on a modular compound that celebrates an unspoiled Sonoma landscape.