By Poplar Demand
“I kept pushing the idea of doing a new kind of tree house further and further, trying to find the best structure, the best...
Wood Guide Part II: How to Recognize 5 (More) Common Wood Species
If you’ve dreamed of being able to recognize birch versus cedar or ash versus Douglas fir like a pro, look no further than this...
Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K
In the Poplar Dock Marina of London sits a 1924 barge that has been transformed into Beecliffe, a contemporary floating home with...
A City Home Grows Without Gobbling Up its Garden
An 1885 house in Montreal dips a little into its backyard for spare space.
Hero or Villain? London’s Robin Hood Gardens Will Be Torn Down After Decades of Dividing Critics
An upcoming exhibit honors the soon-to-be-departed social housing mid-rise and Brutalist icon.
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
The dark, primeval mountains and jagged ravines of New Zealand are free of rampaging Orcs, but Middle-earth, 2007, has another...
Washington State Vacation Home Sets the Stage
Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony...
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
A Beautiful Spanish Hotel Inspired by Its Unusual Landscape
The design of a deluxe hotel set in the Bardenas Reales Natural Park in Spain's Navarra region is informed by its surrounding...
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
Anniversary Gifts for Design Lovers: How to Celebrate Each Milestone
Who says traditional anniversary presents have to hew to the norm? We’ve rounded up eight unusual takes on classic gifts for your...
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees For Forest Views
Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house bends along a tricky ridge.
Lights Will Guide You Home
A harsh climate and a hillside site inform a Nova Scotia getaway’s regional accent.
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...
On the Coast of Massachusetts, a Prefab Ranch Is Totally Overhauled for a Wheelchair-User
A home on Cape Ann’s rocky shore becomes a refuge that offers resilience in the face of an unpredictable future.
In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare...
The Vindheim Cabin: Snowbound in Norway
Architect Håkon Matre Aasarød, partner at Oslo-based studio Vardehaugen Architects, led the design of Cabin Vindheim, situated...