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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.
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.
Reinvigorating a Classic Midcentury Home in Portland
Architect Risa Boyer deftly redesigns the interior of this 1950 home to ensure it still feels original.
A Midcentury Modern Home in Southwest Portland
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
The Pace of Portland
When creative director Ben Watson and his partner, painter Claudio Tschopp, relocated from Basel, Switzerland, to Portland,...
This Tree House For Rent Near Downtown Portland Doubles As an Art Platform
Nestled in the heavily forested West Hills in Portland, Oregon, the Wald House PDX is a wood-paneled escape that can be booked...
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.
Explore 12 of Our Favorite Homes in Portland
Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.
Behold, the Bedroom Box: 10 Small-Space Sleeping Nooks
Feeling the squeeze? These cabinet rooms, storage walls, and sliding doors partition living and sleeping areas while eking out...
A Family-Run Operation Refreshes a Portland Midcentury, Now Offered at $899K
A design-minded family team with plentiful carpentry experience gives this 1967 abode a modern update while preserving its...
A Modern Micro-House in Portland Clad in Local Fir
Small in footprint, but grand in presentation, a 250-square-foot accessory dwelling unit provides cozy accommodations equipped...
A Portland Family Updates an Unusual Prairie-Style Home
A rare 1920s dwelling gets a contemporary face-lift along with a clever cabana-like addition.
A 1920s Portland Warehouse Is Rehabbed Into an Industrial-Chic Home
Blending raw industrial elements with elegant detailing, this one-of-a-kind home is a poster child for adaptive reuse.
Nestled Into a Private Corner of Portland’s Urban Forest, This Glass-Walled Home Asks $2.5M
William / Kaven Architecture's next-level spec home delights with drama and design.
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.
An Artist Builds a Wooden Home That Lets Nature Be the Boss
In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting.
Nearly 80 Years Later, An Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.
A Chic Portland Hotel Offers Lodging As Affordable as $35 a Night
The Society Hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon brings new life to an old sailor's hotel and provides adventurous travelers with a...
A 1925 Portland Home Is a Rad Mashup of 20th-Century Styles
A local design firm draws from many eras for a Portland renovation.
A Midcentury Rummer Home Near Portland Hits the Market For $699K
Rummer is Oregon's answer to Eichler—and his light-filled homes are coveted by midcentury enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest.
A Portland Couple Renovate a 1982 RV, Turning It Into Their New Home
When Liz Kamarul first set her eyes on a 1982 Winnebago for sale a few blocks from her home in Portland, Oregon, she saw past the...
An Iconic Portland Home With Sweeping Mountain Views Asks $1.75M
This charming home nestled into Portland's West Hills is an emblem of the Northwest Regional Style and a renowned example of...
This Sleek Austrian Home Turns Into a Cozy Light Box at Night
Nestled on the edge of a small alpine settlement in Upper Austria, this modern, rectangular home harmonizes with nature on a...
Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
On Mallorca, a Hillside Home Captures Views With Strategically Stacked Boxes
Floor-to-ceiling glass and clever angling allows this coastal home to frame spectacular views.
Glass Walls and Wooden Screens Strike a Balance in This Mexican Home
Two contrasting facades on this concrete abode in Querétaro City embrace the outdoors without compromising privacy.
Snøhetta Designs a New Riverwalk That Will Bring Public Access to Oregon City's Willamette Falls
For over a century, the breathtaking Willamette Falls—the second largest waterfall by volume in North America, and located less...
A Portland Home Combines Midcentury Style and Sustainable Design as It Bridges Wetlands
The Patton New Century House treads lightly on the land while providing wide-open living spaces.
Budget Breakdown: A Portland Home Packs an Off-Grid Punch for $820K
On challenging terrain overlooking a wetland, Minarik Architecture creates a resilient, dual-volume residence.
A Portland Midcentury Home Shines After an Epic, Decade-Long Renovation
Nestled into a forested hillside, the Cain Wong Residence fuses clean lines and chalet-like charm.