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A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
Plans For a Simple Carport Evolve Into a Rear Addition and See-Through Pool
A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, results in a surprising overhaul of the...
A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
These New Prefabs Celebrate the Art of Simple Living
SET Ideas unveils an elevated collection of sleek and versatile prefabs characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows and wood...
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...
7 Simple Ways to Upgrade a Boring Staircase
Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.
A Dreamy Lakeside Cottage Embodies the Spirit of Simple Living
Thanks to its relaxed character and peaceful environment, this warm, simple wood dwelling captures the essence of cottage life.
A Simple Gabled House Features an Intricate Latticework Shell
Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.
A Minimalist Home in Seattle Embodies a Simpler Way of Life
Sited among lush trees on an 11,303-square-foot lot, this tranquil dwelling is deeply connected to nature.
Unwind in a Simple Swedish Cabin With a Meditative Lookout on the Roof
Experience cabin life to the fullest in this minimalist structure that's tucked in the mountains of Northern Sweden.
6 Simple Ways to Save on Your Kitchen Renovation
Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.
5 Simple Tips for Growing an Indoor Herb Garden
If you thought you had to have a green thumb and lots of space to garden, think again.
A Delightfully Simple Micro-Flat in Beirut Inspires Calm
Named “The Shoebox,” this tiny space maximizes charm and efficiency—all within 176 square feet.
Simple Tips and Tricks for Burglar-Proofing Your Home
Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as...
A Simple Summer House Captures the Magic of the French Countryside
Ciguë builds a bioclimatic home that can be moved without a trace.
A Cluster of Cabins in a Former Quarry Makes a Simple Vacation Escape
Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900...
A Concrete Vacation House Keeps Life Simple in Coastal Argentina
Luciano Kruk perforates a concrete volume with glass walls to fashion a simple yet elegant vacation home in the province of...
22 ADU Floor Plans That Make the Most of the Backyard
These compact layouts create ideal guesthouses, tiny offices, art studios, and more.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Interesting Floor Plans
Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
6 Simple, Sophisticated Paul McCobb Designs to Know and Love
He has the best legs in the business.
How to Plan Out a Rec Room in Your Home
The fast pace of 21st-century living can sometimes make kicking back and having fun a challenge, even in your own home.
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
A Little Black Cabin Keeps Things Simple for a Family of Four in Vermont
Keeping to a strict budget without skimping on quality meant whittling this home down to the essentials.
9 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans That Maximize Space
Think outside the rectangle with these space-efficient shipping container designs.
A DIY Cabin Brand Is Selling $99 A-Frame Plans
The appropriately named company, Den, gives you everything you need—from detailed drawings to code guidelines—to get started on...
A Simple DIY Modular Home Kit That’s Anything but Mundane
You can build this modular, sustainable home kit in your own backyard.
11 Modular Home Floor Plans That Suit a Range of Needs
These modern modular homes and accompanying floor plans showcase the layouts, variations, and opportunities that prefab builds...
6 Simple Ways to Mix and Match Chairs at Your Dining Table
Tap into the art of eclecticism by foregoing formal furniture "sets" to create your own chic collection.
13 Beach House Floor Plans That Celebrate Coastal Living
These interior layouts make the most of their seaside settings.
Getty Unveils New Plan to Conserve the Iconic Eames House
The Eames House, one of the world’s most treasured and influential modernist houses, enters a new and improved chapter of...
This Modernist Seaside Retreat in Cornwall Is One Couple’s Retirement Plan
A renovation with coastal views brings a tidy wooden box—and a dose of contemporary cozy—to a neighborhood of traditional...
A Culinary Couple’s Retirement Plan Helps Revitalize a Cincinnati Neighborhood
A husband and wife decide to retire in a historic downtown enclave—and in the process, they reimagine what the area could be.
A Couple Unearth Pencil-Drawn Plans for Their Dream Home in a Fallen Shed
A chance discovery sets in motion a reverent renovation of a quirky Long Island home.
Complete DIY Plans to Build the Home in the Film “Herself” Are Available for Free
In “Herself,” a single mother builds a home from scratch—and the complete plans are freely available online.
10 Tiny Home Floor Plans That Illustrate Smart Use of Space
Find out how tiny homes fit everything in such a small amount of square footage with these free floor plans.