A Crisp, New Home Rises Around an Existing Pool in Australia
This Brisbane cottage was completely redesigned and expanded to make the best of an existing pool on the property.
A Restored Midcentury Wrapped Around a Reflecting Pool Lists for $1.39M in Sacramento, CA
Designed by prominent local architect John Harvey Carter, the 1968 home incorporates Japanese design influences and features a...
Home for the Holidays? Here’s What You Need to Know About Traveling This Winter
With so much up in the air due to COVID-19, Americans are playing it safe when planning holiday vacations.
A Designer Swaps His 1950s House for a Bright and Airy Home Built Around a Pool
This East Austin home has a flowing, open plan that makes entertaining a breeze.
Take a Plunge Into These Enticing Modern Pools
Summer is coming, and we are more than ready.
7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
A Mesmerizing Pool Dominates This Brazilian Home
A pool with panoramic glass walls becomes an alluring work of art in this Brazilian apartment.
10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty...
23 Unconventional Homes Built Around Trees
From Kyoto, Japan, to Austin, Texas, these dwellings take “bringing the outside in” to the next level.
A Contemplative Melbourne Home Wraps Around a Garden
A dark exterior gives way to muted, serene interiors in this U-shaped residence by Studiofour.
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
A Shaded Veranda Wraps Around This Japanese Dwelling
Taken from the traditional engawa, the covered porch extends the living room toward the surrounding mandarin plantations.
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...
This Desert Escape With Pool and Gym in Scottsdale Asks $4.2M
This home channels indoor/outdoor living with a myriad of amenities.
This Minimalist Japanese Home Pivots Around an Indoor Garden
An indoor/outdoor courtyard allows tree branches to graze the ceiling of this narrow Osaka residence.
A Sprawling Sonoma Property With a Vineyard and Pool Asks $4.9M
Take a dip among the vines with this glass-encased residence.
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
The Flying Nest Is a Nomadic Hotel That Travels Around the World
French designer Ora-ïto repurposes old shipping containers to create a mobile hotel.
A U-Shaped Sanctuary in Japan Wraps Around an Atrium
In Kishiwada in Southern Osaka, this serene abode directs views toward rice fields and the woods beyond.
12 Modern Hotels in Historic Buildings Around the World
If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...
This Tropical Mexican Home Wraps Around a Lush Garden
Designed to feel like a never-ending vacation, Casa TM in Colima boasts a circular enclosure that gives one family a luxurious...
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant...
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...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
A Crumbling Home Is Revived Around a Massive Tree Trunk
Transformed on a tight budget, a decrepit brick structure in Ghent breathes new life as a treehouse-like abode.
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...
7 of the Most Amazing Sleeper Trains Around the World
From cozy sleeping berths to swanky observation carriages, these sleeper trains pair elegant design with picturesque railway...
9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs
Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled...
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
A Sunny Super Eichler With a Backyard Pool Lists for $1.7M
Bright turquoise doors lead to the sun-filled atrium of this midcentury stunner.
In Mexico, a Modern Palapa and Pool Are Carved Into a Rocky Slope
This modern take on the traditional palapa is deftly integrated into the natural contours of a rocky site.
14 Portable Speakers That Will Outplay Your Pool Party
Meet your new favorite party guests.
This Norwegian Ski Cabin Is Rough Around the Edges—but Refined Within
A designer couple build a contemporary retreat inspired by rural fences.

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