A Louis Kahn–Inspired Barn That’s Lined With Floor-to-Ceiling Shutters
Giant shutters open and close a rural Pennsylvania residence, tempering light and heat.
Lego Island
Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes.
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
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...
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
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.
7 Hawaiian Prefabs and Kit Homes
If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you.
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...
Mechanized Shutters Protect This Australian Home From Prying Eyes
The timber-batten shell opens to lake views and then closes for privacy.
A Wood-Fired Floating Sauna Brings the Heat to Vancouver Island’s Chilly Waters
Aux Box’s first floating prefab mixes wellness and wilderness in British Columbia’s Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve.
This House Conquers the Big Island in Hawaii
The unforgiving landscape of the island couldn't stop this architect.
7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia
The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food,...
You Can Rent This Small Sicilian Apartment For $94 a Night
This compact apartment on the island of Ortygia in Syracuse, Italy, is a modernist city retreat in the heart of a historic center.
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.
A New Eco-Friendly Home Emerges From a Tired Structure on Long Island’s Wetlands
Josh Manes Architecture imagines protruding and receding volumes to maximize solar energy and frame 360-degree views.
This Island Retreat in the Netherlands Flexes the Power of Prefab
Designed by Orange Architects, the compact, energy-efficient home features open and airy interiors that can instantly be adjusted...
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.
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.
Stay at a Greek Island Villa Among the Ruins of a 14th-Century Castle
Resting along the crest of a volcanic crater on the little-known island of Nisyros in the Aegean Sea, Villa Nemésis marries the...
Connect With Bali's Tropical Landscape at One of these Modern Villas
The island of Bali in Indonesia has long been a popular destination for travelers seeking a vibrant tropical getaway.
This Tiny Cabin in Maine Comes With an Entire Island for $399K
The darling cottage sits on a private islet off the coast of Addison, Maine, and boasts panoramic views of the surrounding Wohoa...
Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island...
An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island...
This Prefab Cabin Offers an Affordable Answer to Island Construction
A cost-effective modular retreat embraces the landscape on a Lake Superior island in Wisconsin.
This Stunning Studio in Rhode Island Is a Creative’s Dream
After living on the road for numerous years, a young artist uncovers an inspiring studio in Rhode Island.
Serenity Awaits at These Prefab Cabin Rentals on Vashon Island
The light and bright 570-square-foot units are just a 20-minute ferry ride from Seattle, Washington, perfect for a weekend...
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island Cottage is Rebuilt
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island cottage is rebuilt to absorb, rather than resist, 
the hit of future floods.
A Beachfront Haven on a Private Island in the Bahamas Lists for $2.85M
The one-of-a-kind home is a coastal sanctuary on the secluded island of Kamalame Cay.
An Ingenious Gold Island Transforms an Industrial Apartment in Paris
Completed for about $120,000, a custom aluminum insertion reinvents a loft in a 1920s industrial building by adding privacy...
A Bright Red Island Residence Embraces a Linden Tree
On the island of San Miguel in Portugal's Azores archipelago, a vibrant home wraps around a massive linden tree.
A Black Gable Cantilevers Over the Entrance to This Rhode Island Home
The bold yet minimalist residence sits lightly on the land and engages with the surrounding scenery.
A Couple’s Getaway on a Windswept Island in Quebec Riffs on Tradition
La Shed Architecture slices into the typical shingled, gable-roofed house to create a radically open retreat.
An Architect in Chile Transforms an Uninhabited Island Into a Hideaway for Friends and Family
A series of elemental cabins perch right on the water in the Chiloé Archipelago.
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.
Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington
Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.

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