Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
Own a Private Swedish Island With Charming Seaside Cabins For $1.4M
This slice of paradise with contemporary cabins is the epitome of Swedish lagom.
A Dramatic Copper Roof Funnels Light Into This Sculptural London Home Asking $7.6M
After a decade in the making, this largely subterranean home with a sculptural roof has hit the market for nearly $7.6 million.
Glass Takes Center Stage in These 10 See-Through Homes
While the iconic work of Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe immediately comes to mind when glass is mentioned, modern day...
A Heritage Home Outside Melbourne Gets a Dramatic, Glass-Walled Addition
A retired couple in the seaside suburb of St. Kilda call on Jackson Clements Burrows Architects for a two-story addition behind a...
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
A Curvaceous Home in Chile Cuts a Dramatic Figure
The semicircular residence on Chiloé Island features a dramatic, sloping roof that extends over an interior courtyard.
Heart of the Country
Driving through the leafy country lanes on the outer edges of London’s commuter belt, it’s hard to imagine the city is just an...
Check Out This Brooklyn Hotel's Dramatic Living Wall Installation
Accentuating the lobby of the eco-conscious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 25-foot, vertical living wall that blends industrial...
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.
A Volcanic-Rock Courtyard Energizes a Dramatic Home in Shanghai
From the ground up, Hiding House combines natural forms, textures, and materials to theatrical effect.
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.
A Dramatic Cutout Wall and Other Surprises Define This Playful House
In Auckland, New Zealand, an architect cleverly uses roof supports and surplus soil to define space, both inside and out.
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...
This Tiny Home’s Furniture Folds Into a Wall to Save Space
Designed by Trias, the 215-square-foot Minima prefab packs the versatility of a Swiss army knife.
A Dramatic Floating Roof Crowns This Rammed-Earth Home in Arizona
With an angular roof canopy that glows with the sun and striated, rammed-earth walls, Dancing Light House delights in its desert...
A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room
Given a fantastic site bordering the Hyblaean Mountains of Southern Sicily, Italian architect Fabrizio Foti imagined this villa,...
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Walls of Windows Connect a Home With Earth and Sky
This home connects to nature with a design that appears to both hover over the landscape and rise up toward the sky.
Sky Small
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting.
Pigmented Concrete Walls Tie This Home Into the Landscape
North of Rio de Janeiro, a holiday home blends into the terrain with reddish concrete walls pigmented to match the native soil.
A Dramatic Home on San Juan Island Appears to Cascade Toward the Sea
Each of the home’s four staggered volumes is covered in a blanket of native grasses.
This Japanese Home With Earthen Walls Was Inspired by Sandcastles
Instead of dumping excavated soil, ADX used it to build a new home for a client recovering from the 2011 earthquake.
An Architect’s Dramatic, Half-Buried Home in Belgium Wants $1.6M
Belgian architect Juul Van Leysen’s brutalist-style residence gracefully emerges from the hillside.
A Modern Renovation Connects to a Traditional Texas Town Through a Glass Wall
In a South Texas border town, a family introduces a bold aesthetic.
Playful, Horseshoe-Shaped Holes Punch Through the Walls of Converted Stables
Estudio JI Arquitectos transforms a dilapidated shed in southeastern Spain into a weekend retreat and horse haven.
Dappled Sunlight Shines Through the Walls of This Mesmerizing Tiny House in Greece
Botanical cutouts punch through the green metal walls of this 226-square-foot retreat in Halkidiki, recreating the effect of an...
A Gabled Corridor Runs Through This Playful South Korean Home
Flipping the norm, the negative space of this entryway takes the shape of a traditional gabled house.
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.
Take a Tour Through California With This Week's Top 5 Homes
Ah, the Golden State! From the mountains to the ocean, these California homes take modern architecture and design to the next...
Native Trees Punch Through the Roof of This Concrete Home in Argentina
Built of concrete and timber, Casa BS in Córdoba maneuvers around nature, allowing trees to puncture its design.
A Belgian Photographer’s Country Home Is a Playground for Kids and Adults Alike
Shaped like an upside-down seat, The Chairhouse is an experimental base for art-making and adventure.
Before & After: A Country Home Blossoms in the Ruins of an Old Stone Barn
Type rehabs a rundown stone structure into an elegant dwelling—and then sets about rewilding its site in the English countryside.

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