Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Garden Apartment
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Four Floors of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
Vertical Gardens Spruce Up a Dusty Monument
Some serious greenery transforms a 1940 building in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ideas For Creating A Beautiful Landscaped Garden
Creating a beautiful landscaped garden takes planning, care and love – however it can pay off hugely in the end and result in a...
10 Modern Gardens That Freshen Up Traditional Homes
Even if you're working with a home that's more traditional that you'd like, there's still ways to modernize it without going...
10 Ways to Create an Uplifting Vertical Garden
Creating a living green wall, also known as a vertical garden, is a refreshing, innovative, and eco-friendly way to bring color...
Can You Find This Clothing Label in a (Sort of) Secret Shipping Container?
An online store launches a mysterious showroom to make its wares more accessible, relatively speaking.
Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden
Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to...
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
A Wild Garden Leaps Off the Walls of This Backyard Build
A Vancouver garden blossoms alongside fresh development.
8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
It is a Garden by Assistant
It is a Garden is a minimal residence located in Nagano, Japan, designed by Assistant.
RCA Secret 2013
Shh, can you keep a secret? The Royal College of Art in London is having its annual RCA Secret exhibition and one-day shop of its...
Garden Statement
On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House...
Philadelphia's "Gallery in a Garden"
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