5 Energy-Efficient and Stylish Ways to Shade Your Windows
Louvers, jalousies, frits, awnings, and exterior shutters—learn about some of the best-looking and effective ways to achieve a...
These Modern Shades Are Revolutionizing the Market
The first to develop aesthetically pleasing motorized shading technology, J Geiger offers a modern alternative to dated, visually...
Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
This Revived 19th-Century Home Keeps Its Character Even With a Minimalist Interior
A renovation brings this abode into the present.
Bainbridge Island Architect Jim Cutler Has Found the Perfect Pencil
The Louis Kahn–trained architect and lifelong tinkerer tells us about the tools he can’t work without.
A Backyard Eucalyptus Becomes the Muse For This Home Remodel
When architect Fiona Dunin was tasked with simplifying and modernizing a Melbourne home, she looked to the backyard for...
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.
A Breezy Modern Beach House Sits Among the Trees in Australia
Built on a hill with beautiful views, this little house was made for entertaining.
Albert Park House by Technē
Albert Park House is a minimal home located in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Technē.
A Melbourne Home Gains a Marvelous Modular Addition
In a leafy Victorian suburb, a prefab extension offers a superb solution to a family’s need for extra space.
Thin, Mint: A Eco-Friendly House Rises in Compact Quarters
On a narrow site in Western Australia, Mountford Architects makes the most of a tight spot—with an eye to the future.
This Kid-Friendly Home is Full of Surprises
Clad in black-stained cedar, a monolithic family home rises from its alpine setting outside Queenstown, New Zealand.
The Best-Shaped House For Every Climate in the U.S. and Tips For Optimizing Sustainability
Climate is one of the biggest factors of human physical comfort and sustainability, and it's one of the most important...
Angular Australian House Fits a Family’s Active Lifestyle
The stacked but flexible scheme is modern, urban, and dynamic—just like its...
2012 Color of the Year: Tangerine
Pantone, no longer relegated to color wheels for art directors, makes a splash each December with the company's pick for imminent...
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
An Architect's Tips for Keeping Your Electric Bills Down
In our upcoming December/January 2016 issue, we feature a modern Palm Springs residence designed by architect Whitney Sander.
Harmonizing With Nature, These Eco-Huts Offer Respite in the Heart of France
On a reforested nature reserve in Saubion, France, a series of private, wooden structures known as Les Echasses Hotel perches at...
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
Operation Desert Shed
Architect Lloyd Russell’s design for this desert getaway passively mitigates the elements with a utilitarian solution, turning a...