Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
Small Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.
Clad in Black, This Minimalist, Japanese-Inspired Home Asks $1.7M
This monochromatic home in Southern California stands out for so many reasons.
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through “friends...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stunning Black, White, and Gray Facades
Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
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...
A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen
Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber...
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
This Chilean Home’s Folded Metal Roof Recalls the Art of Origami
A modular vacation home in the coastal region of Valparaíso lets in light and views with a pleated roof.
Small "Hybrid Prefab" Home in the Desert
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
White Metal Boxes Transform a Madrid Loft Into a “House Within a House”
Inspired by contemporary Japanese architecture, a converted loft in Madrid gains functionality and minimalist charm without...
This Home’s Glazed Facade Embraces Natural Light and Changing Daylight Conditions
Perched on a plateaued corner lot in San Francisco’s Dolores Heights neighborhood, this home’s facade frames panoramic city views...
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
This Matte Black London Home Is Topped With a Wildflower Meadow
This award-winning, eco-friendly family home is an inspiring infill case study in southeast London.