Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Emerging Pathways for Up-and-Coming Designers
Discover fairs, programs, and fellowships geared for young designers to gain visibility and experience.
Discover 10 Impressive Spaces With Arched Windows and Doors
Most often found in historic renovations, arched details and pathways bring a trace of the past into modern homes, while...
The High Line Opens
Amidst much anticipated celebration, the High Line on the west side of Manhattan has finally opened.
Robert Hammond: Chance Encounters
Robert Hammond has just returned from a year in Rome.
A British Furniture Brand Built This Round Village in China
In Gaoming, China, the furniture company Timothy Oulton erected eight round houses, including one breathtaking domed structure,...
Casa Pájaro de Plata By John Osborne
A gorgeous house in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle.
A Lofty Nature Retreat in Quebec Inspired by Nordic Architecture
This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast...
A Garden Hill Reflects Light Into This Modern Tokyo Home
On a corner lot in Tokyo, a contemporary refuge takes cues from traditional Japanese arts and garden design.
An 1850s Farmhouse in Iowa City Gets a Modern Makeover
A modest 1850s farmhouse gets an addition and renovation that respect the vernacular of rural Iowa while modernizing the...
Snøhetta Designs a New Riverwalk That Will Bring Public Access to Oregon City's Willamette Falls
For over a century, the breathtaking Willamette Falls—the second largest waterfall by volume in North America, and located less...
Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.
Native Plants Form a Meadow-Like Habitat for a Rustic New York Home
After hands-on study, a Northeast landscape architect sows a free-growing meadow.
These Modern Artist Studios in the Connecticut Countryside Radiate Inspiration
Two free-standing studios provide a distraction-free setting for an artist-in-residence program in the countryside of Connecticut.
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
A Low-Key Landscape Gives a Vancouver Family a New Lease on Outdoor Living
A simple fence helped produce this secluded oasis.
An Architect in Chile Transforms an Uninhabited Island Into a Hideaway for Friends and Family
A series of elemental cabins perch right on the water in the Chiloé Archipelago.
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
A Pint-Sized, No-Frills Summerhouse Rises From the Rocks on a Swedish Island
Sunna 3 by STEG Arkitekter is a casual hideout designed to peel away the stress of city life.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.