Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations
On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.
Modular Retreat
Architect Jim Garrison of Brooklyn-based Garrison Architects was asked to design a lakeside retreat for visiting families at a...
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in Texas Embraces the Outdoors
Inspired by historic fire towers, this breathtaking three-level Texan home is perfectly embedded in a challenging lakeside slope.
The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
Seaside Views Make This Vacation Home a Relaxing Retreat
A Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy gets an expansive update for a family of six.
A Minimal Writer's Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
Lowering the shutters on this small writer’s retreat completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
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...
Wood-Clad Seaside Retreat in India
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from...
Just Getting to This Remote Patagonian Retreat Is an Adventure
A vacation home for a Chilean family rises on stilts from a rocky cliff, enjoying idyllic views of Lago Todos los Santos.
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
14 Really Romantic Island Resort Retreats
From this space-age looking pod on the coast of Scotland, to a high-end resort on the beach in the Bahamas, these romantic...
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.
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada
With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.
A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley
Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...
This Cozy Retreat Holds the Cure for Cabin Fever
A constellation of cabins in Norway strikes the perfect balance between public and private space.

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