Raise High the Roof Beams
Creative bartering and a healthy dose of sweat equity allowed a young Charleston couple to transform a derelict 19th-century...
Before & After: An Austin Midcentury Home Gets a Roof-Raising Renovation
This midcentury home in Austin received a light-filled renovation that celebrates the period in which it was originally...
Barn Raising
Agricultural buildings inspire a remote getaway in eastern Canada.
Raising the Barn
Architect Preston Scott Cohen resurrected an early 1800s barn as a vacation home for a literary couple and their family, calling...
Guide to 7 Main Types of Roofs and What You Need to Know About Them
Whether it's flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and...
A Modern Take on the Pitched-Roof
A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.
Not Your Average High School Auditorium
A renovation doubles down on the value of live performance at a midcentury Los Angeles venue.
This Solar-Powered Prefab in Seattle Raises the Bar for Sustainability
A NODE prefab, Solar Studio in West Seattle produces 100 percent of its own energy—and rental income for its eco-conscious owner.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
This Bungalow is Anything but Basic
A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.
20 High-Tech Accessories That Make Travel a Breeze
Whether you're traveling for work or pleasure, these portable gadgets will make your trip a whole lot easier.
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.
Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
A Madrid Home Mimics the Mountains With a Striking Sawtooth Roof
This Madrid home's intriguing roofline creates tall ceilings while sticking to strict building restrictions.
A Kid-Friendly Home Embraces High Style With Comfort
Designed to “take a beating,” the modern interiors of this Seattle home have been crafted to withstand the wear-and-tear of young...
This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic High Ceilings
Who doesn't love high ceilings? We sure do. High ceilings are modern, sleek, and make any space look infinitely bigger.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House Gets New Beams
The Ludwig Mies van der Rohe masterpiece will be bathed in a grid of lasers for this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial.
A Green Roof Helps Camouflage This Striking Home in Brazil
The Ribeirão Preto Residence sports a dramatic, cantilevered roof and a robust indoor/outdoor connection.