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In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
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.
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...
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...
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Lush Gardens Soften This Rugged Stone Residence in India
House of Secret Gardens in Ahmedabad is a monolithic home interrupted by cooling gardens and pools.
An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
A Sustainable Island Retreat Boasts a Secret Slide and Ball Pit
On San Juan’s largest island, a beat-up cluster of cabins gain new life as a fun-filled and environmentally sensitive getaway for...
This Renovated Sydney Home Feels Like a Superhero’s Secret Lair
An award-winning renovation and addition offer a pair of introverted homeowners the sanctuary they crave.
A Massive “Megacabinet” Hides a Secret Room in This San Francisco Home
A secret reading niche, ample shelving, and even a feeding station for the family dog are integrated into this “Megacabinet” that...
Watch: Two L.A. Brothers Nail the Secrets of Limewash Paint
The sibling owners of Portola perfect a limewash that gives walls the rich character of aged plaster.
This Catalan Home’s Stone Facade Hides a Secret Oasis
Amid the rolling green hills, ancient architecture, and winding, narrow streets of Catalonia sits a light-filled sanctuary with a...
Secret Storage and Pastel Colors Outfit a 350-Square-Foot Apartment in Madrid
A pocket-sized apartment renovation in Madrid helps the micro-home feel bright and airy.
These Off-the-Grid Cabins in Belgium Keep Their Locations Secret Until You Book
Nestled in secluded, rural settings, these minimalist cabins keep their whereabouts under wraps to help you disconnect.
This Japanese-Inspired Inn Is One of Mexico City's Best Kept Secrets
With handwoven tatami floors, rooftop onsen baths, and only 10 rooms, this Japanese-inspired hotel offers an unexpected place of...
Secrets You Need to Know When Using Wood in Wet Spaces
Who says wood and moisture don't work well together?
This Prefab Garden Shed Doubles as a Serene Summer Home
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
A Wild Garden Leaps Off the Walls of This Backyard Build
A Vancouver garden blossoms alongside fresh development.
A Garden Hill Reflects Light Into This Modern Tokyo Home
On a corner lot in Tokyo, a contemporary refuge takes cues from traditional Japanese arts and garden design.
An Inventive Melbourne Remodel Greets the Street With a New Garden
Originally built in the 1850s, King Bill by Austin Maynard Architects gains a pocket park and a playful expansion.