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Rebirth of the Cool
The Sunshine State once yielded a bumper crop of modernist homes that—as this remodel proves—are still worth savoring.
This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.
The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
A Golden, Egg-Shaped Sauna Signifies the Rebirth of a Swedish Mining Town
Artist duo Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström build a public art installation to commemorate the relocation of an entire city in...
13 Pergolas That Keep it Cool For Indoor/Outdoor Living
These pergolas and trellises throw shade (in a good way).
A Breezy Modular Home Keeps Cool in Austin, Texas
Inspired by local residential typology, this 850-square-foot modular home has high ceilings, light-filled rooms, and a central...
16 Renovated Eichlers That Epitomize Midcentury California Cool
From 1949 to 1966, prolific real estate developer Joseph Eichler collaborated with renowned architects to build some 11,000 of...
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
This Chapel-Turned-Office in Belgium Is Unbelievably Cool
Klaarchitectuur fashions an office space for their firm that balances the building's communal past with modern workplace needs.
Escape the Cold to One of These Cool Vacation Rentals in Miami
Miami is a city where tropical living meets retro style and colors like peach, yellow, pink, and aqua pay homage to a relaxed,...
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
Michele Koh Morollo
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.
The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the...
Designer Robert McKinley’s New Montauk Bungalow Is So Cool It Hurts
Weekend getaway meets shoppable showroom in this carefully curated residence where everything—even the faucets—is available for...
A Dramatic Roof and Board-Formed Concrete Keep This Texas Residence Cool
Built like a concrete-and-glass pavilion, this luminous Austin home and guesthouse emphasize horizontality.
A Sleek Australian Dwelling Keeps its Cool With Passive Design
Outside Melbourne, a light-filled residence with a private garden cuts a narrow figure to minimize solar impact.
My House: Actress Jamie Chung’s Effortlessly Cool Atlanta Loft
Actress Jamie Chung invites us to her new loft in a historic cotton factory in Atlanta, which, with the help of Decorist, has...
A San Francisco Design Collective Reveals its Impeccably Cool Creative Studio
Nicole Hollis and her thriving design collective just completed a six-month renovation that transformed a 1920s industrial space...
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.