Straw Tech
When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on...
How to Talk to an Architect About Getting Smart Tech
We asked the principal of DRAW in Kansas City.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Get Up Close and Personal With the Latest Tech Innovations
A new breed of retail store in Palo Alto caters to the Internet of Things.
Hay Is for Horses, Straw Is for Houses
In the Napa Valley, one sustainable residence elegantly demonstrates straw bale technology.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs a Tech-Forward Retail Experience For Reformation
The new concept store in the Mission neighborhood encourages shoppers to browse and reserve items through a digital interface.
When Was the Last Time You Had a Tech Fail at Home?
Gadgets that promise greater convenience all too often deliver headaches.
On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...
This Futuristic Prefab in Spain Has All the High-Tech Gizmos of a Spaceship
A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.
Low-Tech Utopia
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, which probably isn't an issue when the glass house is a commune.
Domino Effect: How a Bedroom Refresh Jump-Started a Whole-House Remodel For a Tech Exec
How a bedroom remodel jumped the threshold and infiltrated every room in the house.
LA Tech-Habitat Home
Building for a client with specific desires can be difficult, but designing for one with few programming preferences can often be...
This Tech Office Is a Brilliant Mishmash of Styles
It all started with an email to architecture firm mode:lina titled, “We want the best office in the...
London Design Festival: Straw Bale Seat
The Greenhaus is a design collective of British designers whose work revolves around concepts of sustainability.
From Vinyl to Streaming, An Audio Expert Takes Us Through More Than 100 Years of Sound Tech
Sound and vision coalesce to create the ultimate acoustic experiences.
A Chair That Shows How Tech and Craft Come Together
Woodworking techniques meet 21st-century production in a bicoastal collaboration.
Meet the Faces Behind Our Smart Tech Issue
The writers and photographers that made our July/August 2016 issue possible.

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