On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.
A Smart TV Controls the Layout of This Futuristic Beijing Home
Demonstrating the fluid relationships between work, home, and technology, Chinese studio Dot Architects creates a haven for the...
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Goodbye, Smart Home?
Is 2021 the year we give up on gadgetry and embrace a more elegant home intelligence?
Welcome to Your Forever Home: Smart Tech For Aging in Place
The smart tech revolution holds particular promise for aging in place.
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...
Tech Talk: Start Your Smart Home For Under $200
A smart home doesn’t have to be an expensive home.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Budget Breakdown: A Toronto Home Makes the Most of an Infill Lot For $446K
In Toronto, Atelier RZLBD replaces a nondescript home on an infill lot with a breezy, adaptable dwelling.
Toronto's Tetris Inspired Home
We have all played the game “Tetris” at least once in our lives.
The Things a Smart-Tech Reviewer Actually Uses
We asked an early adopter to tell us what her top devices are.
Revamping the San Francisco Vernacular, Modern Design and Technology Serves A Busy Family
Designpad Architecture renovates a Noe Valley residence for a growing family to help them feel more connected to each other and...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
Tech Talk: 3 Smart Home Devices to Sell Your House Faster
Offering new conveniences, energy savings, safety, and security, pre-installed home automation devices are quite appealing to...
How to Talk to an Architect About Getting Smart Tech
We asked the principal of DRAW in Kansas City.
Meet the Faces Behind Our Smart Tech Issue
The writers and photographers that made our July/August 2016 issue possible.
A Lot to Love
In a leafy residential area a few miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri, an enterprising architect saw opportunity where...
This Futuristic Prefab in Spain Has All the High-Tech Gizmos of a Spaceship
A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.
This Futuristic Prefab Tiny Home Is Now Available for $50K
Whether you’re looking to hit the road or build a backyard ADU, the Microhaus offers mega convenience in a pint-sized package.
Industrial Designer Yves Béhar Reveals His Thoughts on the Future of Smart Home Tech
Hint: It’s time for the gadgets to start working together.
The Futuristic “Studypod” Is a Prefab Home Office Designed for the Backyard
From Norwegian prefab makers Livit, the Studypod features a tinted glass front that allows you to work in nature.
The Wave House Is a Futuristic Finnish Home With a Sweeping Roof
A Finnish architect teams up with a log home manufacturer to create the stunning, hyper-modern Wave House.
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
Get Smarter
The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
A 1930s Tudor Home Brightens Up in Toronto
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
George Smart
George Smart, executive director of Triangle Modernist Archive, is a modern-day Lorax for modern-designed houses.
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
The Starter Guide to Assembling Your Smart Home
Home automation expert and director of marketing at Leviton Greg Rhoades shares what to prepare, what to consider, and what to...
24 Smart Upgrades to Support a Healthier Home
Freshen up your space in a snap with these vital wellness–focused products.
HP Tango Combines Smart Tech and Style For a Printer That Transcends the Office
We sit down with designer Ken Musgrave to chat about the changing landscape of technology and design—and how it all comes...
9 Smart Home Devices For Aging in Place
With these systems and connected devices installed, your smart home can help take care of you in your golden years.
How an Architect Couple Built Their Dream Home in Toronto’s Tight Housing Market
As housing prices skyrocket, two Toronto architects come up with a clever solution to help finance their first home.
Will Your First Smart Home Arrive on a Flatbed?
Factory-made houses may have an advantage when it comes to automation.
Smart Tech Lovers Take Note, Your Shower Needs an Update
GROHE’s new SmartControl gives you complete control over water temperature, pressure, and output, meaning the perfect shower is...
How to Integrate Smart Lighting into Your Home
The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.
A New Book Celebrates Modernism With Futuristic Homes and Visionary Masterpieces
Part history book, part design bible, “Inside Utopia” captures the midcentury modernist psyche and beyond.

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