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Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects
Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, designed by Branch Studio Architects.
Wood-Clad Seaside Retreat in India
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from...
Fall in Love With This British Architect’s Colorful Weekend Retreat
An architect’s weekend place on the English Channel turns its attention to the sea.
Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings Cap an Architect’s Off-Grid Retreat in Mexico
Architect Fernanda Canales’s self-sufficient vacation home blends into a wild and remote landscape in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.
A Wood-Clad Retreat in the Hills of Los Angeles Asks $2.6M
Perched high on a hillside in Topanga Canyon, this revamped home is dressed with natural wood inside and out.
A Chic Urban Retreat by Modernist Architect Lionel Morrison Asks $2.5M in Dallas
The design accommodates a grand oak tree and hides a backyard oasis behind an austere facade.
An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together
On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.
An Architect Turns a Weathered French Farmhouse Into a Monastic Retreat for His Parents
In Vaucluse, where he spent his childhood summers, architect Timothee Mercier converts a dilapidated farmhouse into a minimalist...
A Kebony Wood-Clad Retreat in the Hudson Valley Pays Homage to Local Farmhouses
Silvernails by Amalgam Studio, comprising a main residence and carriage house, stays true to its agricultural surroundings.
A Wood Screen Wraps an Island Retreat for Two Artists in Norway
A Kebony screen casts crisscrossing shadows inside, creating the experience of sitting under a leafy canopy.
An Architect Riffs on Chinese Design For Her Grandparents’ Aging-in-Place Retreat
Honoring the homeowners’ roots in Chinese studies, Curio House taps into traditional Eastern design philosophies.
Ai Weiwei and HHF Architects Create a Rural Retreat For Two Art Collectors
Composed of geometric forms clad in corrugated iron, the residence doubles as a gallery for the couple's collection.
A Midcentury Retreat by Architect and Usonia Founder Aaron Resnick Lists for $999K
A disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, Resnick built the Calabi-Picker House using materials and techniques that exemplify Usonian...
Three Timber Cabins Form a New Zealand Architect's Family Retreat
Architect Cymon Allfrey takes a page from the traditional “bach,” or holiday home, to design this alpine getaway.
An Architect Lists His Connecticut Retreat and Airstream Pool House for $1.45M
After turning a drab residence into a midcentury-style dream house—complete with an Airstream guest suite—architect Donald...
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
A British Architect’s Picturesque Prefab Seeks £1.2M
David Tapp’s 1969 residence in Oxfordshire features a living room that appears to hover over the garden.
A Tree Grows in the Center of This Restrained Tokyo Home
Minutes from the capital city’s urban bustle, an architect blends steel, wood, and concrete into a harmonious retreat for a...
A Mesmerizing Cabin in Puget Sound Evolves Over Several Decades
First built in 1959 as acclaimed architect Jim Olson's first project, a modest bunkhouse in the woods grows into an extraordinary...
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...