Pool Houses: From Laps to Naps
For those seeking refuge from an interminable game of Marco Polo, these four pool houses provide an artful escape.
A Pool With a Glass Bottom Hovers Over Another at a House in the Portuguese Riviera
The Wall House in Cascais, a coastal town in an area known as the Portuguese Riviera, is an 11,840-square-foot home made with...
Geometric Pool with a View in Phoenix
Perched on picturesque Echo Mountain in Phoenix, this Wendell Burnette-designed desert home featured from our Indoor Outdoor...
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
Historic Massachusetts Home Uses Modern Pendant Lights in Pool House
This historic property in Concord, Massachusetts incorporates Niche modern pendant lights in a spa-like pool house.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
Scrap House
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
6 Modern Pool Villas to Stay at While Visiting Koh Samui, Thailand
If you're thinking of taking a trip to Thailand, consider staying at one of these luxurious modern pool villas on the tropical...
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally...
Plans For a Simple Carport Evolve Into a Rear Addition and See-Through Pool
A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, results in a surprising overhaul of the...
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
This House Conquers the Big Island in Hawaii
The unforgiving landscape of the island couldn't stop this architect.
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
A House Not Built for Human Beings
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
North Vancouver House Renovation
In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.

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