This Backyard Triumphs Over Trouble to Become an Oasis of Calm
Prompted by a collapsing retaining wall, a couple transform their Hollywood Hills backyard into a modern retreat.
This Small Slate Cabin Rental is the Ultimate Outdoor Oasis
Set in an agrarian landscape of hills, pastures, and lush green valleys, the Slate Cabin is a quiet retreat inspired by its...
A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers
Tucked behind a Seattle home, this beautiful backyard reading retreat of glass, timber, and tile offers an idyllic escape from...
A New Modern Hotel in San Diego Offers Surfing Adventures and Local Hospitality
When it comes to traveling these days, more and more people are seeking out ways to stay like a local—but that craving is now...
This New Japanese Resort Offers Access to Hot Springs and Pristine Alpine Skiing
KAI Alps is reopening this December as a luxury hot springs ryokan (or Japanese inn) in northern Nagano, the stunning ski region...
Gestalten's New Book Shows How to Transform Small Spaces Into Design Marvels
Gone is the suburban flight of yesterday.
Brooklyn Home Keeps its Historic Bones While Getting a Much Needed Interior Update
A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.
This Brooklyn Boutique Is an Oasis of Calm in the Busy City
In Williamsburg, architect Elizabeth Roberts creates a serene jewelry showcase.
All You Need Is LV
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
A New Experiential Hostel in Austin Offers Unique Lodging in a Restored Railway Hotel
A new “experiential hostel" combines boutique hotel design, amenities, and service with the energy and community that's typically...
The #1 Small-Space Hack New Yorkers Swear By
Small-space decorating can be a challenge—few people know this better than Manhattanites.
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
A Small Development in Los Feliz Offers Scandinavian-Inspired Urban Living
Created by Integrated Development, this small-lot development that opened in October 2016 includes six modern homes that were...
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
New Prospects
A Brooklyn architect shows what a little elbow grease, a healthy dose of naïveté, and a decade can accomplish.
Sky Small
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting.
Lauded Midcentury City Square Receives a Much-Needed Revitalization
After years of neglect, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh reemerges as a 21st-century public space.
"The Architects" Offers a Peek into New York's Architecture Firms
At the Storefront for Art and Architecture, filmmaker Amie Siegel presents a collective portrait of the New York architects...
A Renovated Modernist Oasis in the French Riviera
Once home to modernist architect Barry Dierks, this historic home overlooking the Mediterranean Sea gets some functional updates...
These Rainforest Pods in Thailand Are Straight Out of a Fantasy
Built into a wooded hillside in Phuket, Keemala offers a bewitching array of pool villas that range from teardrop-shaped pods to...