Before & After: An Austin Midcentury Home Gets a Roof-Raising Renovation
This midcentury home received a light-filled renovation that celebrates the period in which it was originally constructed.
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...
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.
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.
A Sensational Green Roof Fuses This Home With the Australian Coast
An outdoor enthusiast’s eco-friendly retreat on the shores of Wallis Lake embraces the beach and bushland.
A Towering Tree Grows Through the Roof of This Tropical Sanctuary
The occupants of the Aperture House by Formwerkz Architects take shelter under lush foliage and expansive eaves.
Interlocking Trees Support the Roof of This South Korean Home
The House of Three Trees showcases the power of traditional wooden joinery.
An Expansive Grass Roof Tops This Modern Brazilian Home
Sandwiched between two concrete slabs, a modern holiday home is fully integrated into nature.
This Norwegian Cabin's Roof Doubles as an Observation Deck
An observation roof and outdoor room extend the small footprint into the coastal landscape, while selective materials help it...
This Eco-Minded Home in São Paulo Raises the Bar For Prefab
Made of 100-percent recyclable materials and equipped with smart home technology, SysHaus is a new model by a Brazilian...
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.
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
Ceiling Cutouts Reveal Peaked Roofs in This Taiwan Apartment
Curved, plaster walls and angled rooflines create a sense of dynamism in one couple’s remodeled pad in Taipei.
Raised in Just 10 Days, This Airtight Prefab Is a Lesson in Efficiency
This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect...
This London Prefab Made of 7 Modules Was Raised in Just One Day
Located on a site where two obsolete garages formerly stood is a 935-square-foot prefab home in London's borough of Richmond.