Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K
Patrice Rios, founder of interior design firm Troo Designs and custom shipping container business Sige&Honey, has combined her...
Smooth Sailing: The Cruise Ship’s Evolution From the 1800s to Today
From the no-frills vessel to the modernist liner, and the ’90s megaship to today’s boutique offerings, the cruise ship has come a...
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
This Home’s Unique Shape Is Designed to Capture Sunlight
The structure maximizes changing daylight conditions with a window-filled, L-shaped floor plan that flows onto a lush landscape.
This Serene Cabin in Slovakia Takes the Shape of a Yurt
A weekend getaway for a creative couple outside Bratislava is inspired by the nomadic structure.
3 A-Frame Kit House Companies That Ship in the U.S.
Building a custom A-frame is easier than ever with the rise of these modern kit home companies.
These New Modular Hospital Rooms Can Be Flat-Packed and Shipped to Crisis Zones
Jupe Health has developed a line of rapidly deployable, pop-up recovery units to address the coronavirus pandemic.
Carnival Proposes Turning Cruise Ships Into Floating Hospitals—But Experts Are Wary
After poorly managed coronavirus outbreaks aboard multiple Princess cruise ships, parent company Carnival wants to be part of the...
Resembling the Inverted Hull of a Ship, an English Guest House Pays Homage to the Harbor
Designed by Cambridge-based Mole Architects for an architect and developer, the Houseboat is a curved, split-level structure...
This Winning Renovation Takes Cues From 1930s Cruise Ship Design
Plaster Fun House in South Australia draws on Art Deco and P&O style.
These Twin Residences in Toronto Form One Barn-Like Shape
Combining barn aesthetics with loft-style living, Ancerl Studio transforms two dilapidated homes in Parkdale.
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...
Tile Talk: 5 Most Popular Shapes and How to Use Them
We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.
Light and Shadow Help Shape This Modern Brick House in Vietnam
Drawing from traditional architecture, Long An House in Southern Vietnam allows natural elements like light, air, and water to...
These Trends Spotted at Denmark’s 3 Days of Design Will Shape Our Homes This Year
Running from September 3 to 5, the annual showcase in Copenhagen reveals resonant new themes in interior design.
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every order Miya Shoji receives is different, but the procedure follows the same rough pattern each time.
Repurposed Ship Materials and 100-Year-Old Beams Make Up This Tree House-Like Home
With five-story water views and accents from a salvaged ship, this home has served as inspiration for an acclaimed architect.
Timothy Ben Furniture Shapes Up
Two new designs from Cardiff-based Timothy Ben Furniture turn the basic geometry of shapes into fully customizable and functional...
Prefab Pods Create a Super-Efficient Floating Apartment That Shape-Shifts at Sea
Michael K. Chen Architecture channels Le Corbusier vibes into a modular and multifunctional holiday home aboard the world’s...