A Professor Takes His Students Around the World to Build Modern Spiritual Monuments
A Washington, D.C.-based architecture professor takes his students to remote outposts to create modern structures steeped in...
These 4 Modern Homes Around the World Take Advantage of Local Stone
The benefits of using local stone in a building's structure are multifold.
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...
7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...
Design Students Build Seven Modern Sheds in Rural Vermont
A chicken coop, a mobile sauna, and a sugar shack are just a few of the "rural interventions" built by architecture students in...
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:...
Modern Take on a Texas Farmhouse
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been repurposed."
A Modern Take on the Pitched-Roof
A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.
6 Modern Hotels Around the World Made Out of Shipping Containers
Shipping container hotels—quite literally—keep popping up across the globe.
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...
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...
See 5 Rejected Designs For the World's Most Famous Monuments
Can you guess what national treasure would have been replaced with this ziggurat?
Our Favorite Outdoor Products for a Breezy Beach Retreat
The picks include a chartreuse-yellow woven bench swing by Paola Lenti and an outdoor pouffe by Maria Vinka.
Take a Plunge Into These Enticing Modern Pools
Summer is coming, and we are more than ready.
7 Groundbreaking Designs From Around the World That Can Help Us Build the Perfect City
Presented in “The Ideal City,” a new book by IKEA’s design lab, these ideas by leading architects give us the blueprint for...
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
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.
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
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...
It Takes a Village
On Washington's lush Bainbridge Island, one community strives for quality of life as a sustainable initiative.
The World’s First High School Built Around a Skate Park Is in Malmö, Sweden
Bryggeriets Gymnasium offers courses in kickflips and bluntslides as part of its curriculum.
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
6 Modular Houseboat and Floating Home Manufacturers Around the World
If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools...
Here’s What it Takes to Build a Pretty Good House
LEED and Passive House have become gold standards for energy-efficient homebuilding—but some say there’s a better way.
Our Dorm Definitely Did Not Look Like This
In Poznan, Poland, architect Adam Wierciński transforms a 1929 residential flat into student dwellings for four.
After a Motorcycle Accident, an Architect Builds His Dream Home
Tommy Rand didn’t want to waste any more time, so he got to work designing a minimalist home for his family on the outskirts of...
An Architect Builds a Svelte Backyard Tiny Home for His Mom
Architect Peter Liang’s 265-square-foot ADU sits in his sister’s backyard in Oakland, California, balancing privacy and...
Students Build a Tiny Prefab Cabin in the Woods For Less Than $14K
In Finland, two students with little experience but a lot of gumption design a minimalist home in the woods and build most of...
An Architect’s Venice Home Draws Inspiration From Around the World
Architect Steven Ehrlich reflects on his experiences in Africa and Japan to build a sustainable, ever-changing home in Los...
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your...
A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
11 of the World’s Best Cabins for Stargazing
From treetop dwellings to glass retreats, these cabins make it easy to wish upon a star.
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.
This Revamped Cottage Is a Modern Take on Traditional Japanese Townhouses
Located on a corner lot, this two-bedroom cottage blends old with new in Sydney, Australia.
This Delightful Abode Is a Modern Take on “Grandma’s House”
Oozing with bright, cheerful vibes, this revamped apartment captures the nostalgia of hanging out at your cool grandmother’s...

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