Cutting-Edge Dorms Embrace The Landscape with No Need for Elevators or Interior Stairs
A pair of innovative dorm buildings push boundaries without showing off or upstaging their setting.
A Chicago Renovation Taps Into its Attic to Almost Double its Square Footage
Careful craftsmanship, spiral stairs, and an airy catwalk help define this Second City architect's home.
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Make Your Space Look Bigger: 10 Lofted Bedrooms
We believe that there are many awesome advantages to having a loft in your home.
Stair Lust
Somehow stairs have become the object of "design porn" of late, and while it seems as likely that lamps or sofas or kitchen...
11 Modern Stairways That Do Way More Than Just Connect Floors
More than just a means of getting from A to B, stairways can add architectural interest to a home with just a little lateral—or...
POWERleap: Energy on the Floor
Over the years the blogosphere has seen a number of stories about generating power from the vibration of people's feet on a train...
Manhattan
Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem by mistake.
Islington Maisonette by Larissa Johnston Architects
Islington Maisonette is a minimal home located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Larissa Johnston Architects.
An Austin Prefab Company Debuts a Tiny Office You Can Build in Four Hours
Shipped flat to your door, Novi is a 96-square-foot studio that requires no previous construction experience.
Transparent Perforated Circles Bring Light and Movement to This London Terrace House
Perforated solid steel plates bring in light, transforming a London terrace house into a work of art.
10 Ways to Solve Storage Problems in Small Spaces
Downsizing your life in order to live small sometimes requires creative ninja moves to find adequate storage.
Formerly a Farm Workers' Cottage, This Cool Norfolk Home Costs Just Over $1 Million
Once a cottage for farm workers, this house—which overlooks the Salthouse Marshes on the north coast of Norfolk—has been...
House in Higashiazabu by PANDA
House in Higashiazabu is a minimal dwelling located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by PANDA.
A Compact Home in Moscow Built on the Lowest Possible Budget
A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.
A Converted Factory Building in Italy
It may be hard to believe, but the polished, open-plan loft that architect Paola Navone renovated for Andrea Falkner-Campi and...
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
ESCAPE One is a road-ready tiny home with 276 square feet of adaptable space.
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...