A Storage-Smart Renovation in New York City
Living small is par for the course in New York City, but accommodating a family of four in under 700 square feet rarely looks as...
17 Spectacular “Before & After” Reveals of New York City Renovations
From Brooklyn townhouses to Chelsea lofts, these homes maximize city living.
7 Next-Level Lofts in New York City
From a remixed chocolate factory to a retrofitted warehouse, these NYC lofts pair industrial elements with a warm and welcoming...
A Newly Renovated 1940s Cottage Offers a Quiet Life Outside New York City for $300K
Located two hours north of NYC, the idyllic home even comes with a white picket fence.
New York City Passes Bill Requiring Green Roofs on New Buildings
The city's new green building legislation will result in the equivalent of taking more than one million cars off the road by 2030.
The Shed: A New Hub For Artistic Invention Coming Soon to New York City
Described as a "cultural shed for New York," The Shed is an expandable multi-use cultural venue designed by the NYC-based firm,...
A Meticulous Renovation Turns a Run-Down House Into a Storage-Smart Gem
Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.
The Best Places to Shop Small for Holiday Gifts in New York City
There’s no sense in resorting to Amazon when all these incredible independent shops are just a subway ride away.
A Shipping Container Penthouse Lists for $995K in New York City
Formerly a mechanical room and overhauled by LOT-EK, the Manhattan pad recasts a 20-foot shipping container as an upstairs...
A Quintessential Soho Loft in New York City Asks $4.3M
Once home to Sonic Youth’s recording sessions, this Greene Street beauty in Manhattan is urban perfection.
14 Upstate New York Retreats Perfect for Beating the City Heat
From converted barns to modern cabins, each offers a different take on a scenic country escape.
These 10 Tiny Apartments in New York City Embrace Compact Living
Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.
3 New York City Residential Projects That Feature DIY Urban Gardens
DIY vegetable gardens are popping up in some of New York City’s hottest new residential projects.
A Sparkling Kitchen Renovation Hits the Reset Button on an ’80s Home in New York
To accommodate a young family leaving the city, design firm Stewart-Schafer revamps the kitchen and living areas of an outdated...
A Renovated, Midcentury Glass-and-Steel House in New York Asks $2M
Designed by Roy O. Allen, the Woodward Residence in Westchester County, New York, offers the chance to own a restored...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
City Walks New York
A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.
A Quick Guide to New York’s Hudson Yards, the $25 Billion Mini-City Opening Today
Impressive, edgy—and yes, Instagram-worthy—here are the highlights of the sprawling, multipurpose campus opening in Manhattan...
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Modern Rowhouse Renovation in New York
With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...
Forging a New Path for the Waterways of New York City
With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.
Before & After: A New York City Penthouse Gets a Dramatic Glow Up
A medley of white oak and walnut and a reorganized floor plan elevate this Upper West Side renovation by Ammor Architecture.
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
Before & After: A New York City Apartment Goes From Dark and Cramped to Daring and Capacious
A bold renovation turns an outdated apartment in Manhattan into a light and bright home.
Ace Hotel’s Sister City Opens in New York—and it’s a Beaut
Opening May 16, the 200-room hotel references Finnish saunas and Japanese bento boxes.
Fashion Maven Lisa Perry Lists Her Flamboyant New York City Penthouse for $45M
With walls lined in pop art, the skyline residence is as much a museum as it is a home.
Experience New York City's Eclectic Side at One of These Modern Short-Term Rentals
Stay at one of these short-term vacation rentals and enjoy some of the eclectic sophistication that makes New York City one of...
18 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Storage Solutions
Architects, designers, and DIY enthusiasts craft inventive storage solutions beneath staircases where negative space usually...
Will Smart Cities Make Life Easier For Everyone?
The Internet of Things has the power to make cities infinitely friendlier for seniors and people with disabilities.
New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.
Vertical Cities: Hong Kong | New York
From wild, green island to center of international commerce: this is the trajectory both Manhattan and Hong Kong have taken since...
Reimagining New York City's Skyline at DODNY
A city's skyline is closely related to its identity and New York City—Manhattan in particular—has one of the most iconic.
This Smart Home Sets a Powerful New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
Apple Just Received a New Patent For “Smart Fabric”
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a new patent for “Fabric” that could be applied to clothing, furniture,...
What Design Can Do For New York City: A City Modern Preview
After Hurricane Sandy brought New York City’s precarious coastline to the forefront of the city’s collective attention last year,...

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