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...
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
Modern Marsh House in South Carolina
In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.
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...
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.
Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
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.
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...
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Modern, Lakeside Living in Minneapolis
Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...
Modern Martha's Vineyard Retreat
A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...
A Minimalist Retreat at the Edge of South Africa's Karoo Desert
Using local materials and building methods, a London-based firm crafts a serene home in South Africa.
Spirit of the South
With neighboring duplexes supplying rental income, two Knoxville architects patiently—and affordably—craft their dream home.
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
Urban Vessel
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
A Modern Holiday Home on a Cliff on the South Coast
Originally hired to complete an extension, AR Design Studio ended up designing an entire house after the original was split in...
This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin
An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
Modern Across America: Charleston, South Carolina
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.

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