Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
Three Friends Join Forces to Build a Four-Gabled Getaway on Shelter Island
The creek-front communal beach house is made of four structures connected by a glass hallway.
Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan’s Shelter Island Vacation Home
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...
An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
At the northern end of the Stockholm archipelago, a humble cottage becomes a gorgeous seaside retreat for a nature-loving family.
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.
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...
Extreme Shelter
Living ecological alpine pods in the Italian Alps.
Tiny Garden Retreat on New York's Long Island
In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.
14 Really Romantic Island Resort Retreats
From this space-age looking pod on the coast of Scotland, to a high-end resort on the beach in the Bahamas, these romantic...
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan Go Trippy Contemporary on Shelter Island
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in...
This Island Retreat Practically Embodies Simple, Rugged Scandinavian Design
Designed and built by Stockholm based Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, this dwelling joins a number of structures—such as a boathouse...
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...
The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
Long Island Found
When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s...
This Serene Japanese Retreat’s Overlapping Roofs Look Like Fallen Leaves
Aptly named Four Leaves, this curvaceous weekend home in Karuizawa fits organically into the surrounding woods.
Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects
Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, designed by Branch Studio Architects.
Coney Island’s Newest Hotel Is a Miniature Mansion Made of Sand
Booking.com just opened reservations for the “Sand”-sion—a life-size sandcastle in the midst of all the fun at Coney Island’s...