15 Modern Additions to Traditional Homes
We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is exciting.
Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island...
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
Renovation: A Breezy Modern Addition Opens Up a Historic Melbourne Home
A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate...
1920s Bungalow Plus Modern Addition Equals Perfect Austin Home
A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
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...
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
6 Modern Homes on Wheels
If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...
10 Modern Glass Homes
Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...
7 Modern Architects at Home
We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.
A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu
Having spent many years pining for her own space at the beach, Sofie Howard—photographer agent and owner of Los Angeles–based...
An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.
An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home
An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.
11 Modern Ranch-Style Homes
As one of America's most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the...
10 Timeless Midcentury-Modern Homes
It’s been more than five decades since its heyday, yet we still love midcentury modern.
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
12 Functional Modern Home Libraries
It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.
A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.

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