A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon
The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...
Simplicity Reigns at This Off-Grid Australian Retreat
If you think these two buildings resemble old sheds, you're not wrong—that's kind of the point.
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France
Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House
On an 18th-century farmstead in rural Sweden, two Copenhagen designers handcraft a summerhouse that seamlessly melds the modern...
A Barn-Inspired, Modern Retreat Is Knitted Into Napa Valley
Field Architecture collaborates with Shawback Design to create a contemporary weekend retreat for a growing family in Napa Valley.
Fall in Love With Bali at This Tropical, Modern Retreat
Sited on a small, serene island off the coast of Bali, Seascape Villa mixes tropical vibes with modern, Mediterranean-inspired...
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
This Forest Retreat Is a Modern Take on the Traditional Estonian Hut
Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.
Experience Boundless Himalayan Views in This Modern Mountain Retreat
Sited in Northern India, a holiday home is perfectly positioned for glorious views of the Himalayas.
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
Get in Touch With Iceland's Rugged Landscape While Staying at This Modern Coastal Barn
This contemporary barn house in Iceland has a rural charm that perfectly complements the rugged landscape.
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn For His Family’s Retreat in South Africa
In the Elgin Valley, a simple rural form by Scott + Partners sets the foundation for an indoor/outdoor getaway.
A South African Architect Designs an Off-Grid, Modern Home For Her Parents
Requested to build "nothing that looks like a house," an architect creates a barn-inspired retreat with its own conservatory to...
Old-World Charm Meets Modern Finishes in These 6 Parisian Apartments
What could be more Parisian than a chic apartment or flat that combines original crown molding, contemporary furniture, and...
Geremia Design Imbues an Olson Kundig Retreat With Warm Tones and Modern Art
Designer Lauren Geremia curates a Washington State abode and guest cabin to reflect the homeowner’s love of the outdoors and...