Stripped Ease
All of the money Barbara Hill poured into remodeling her 1960s condo in Houston was spent taking things out—and she couldn’t be...
A Former Strip Club Transforms Into a Snazzy Boutique Hotel
An iconic 19th-century building welcomes a new form of entertainment as it gets converted into a stylish 58-room boutique hotel.
Flipped Strips
Tired of the never-ending parade of nondescript strip malls, the Scottsdale Museum of Art recently held a competition to rethink...
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
Design studio Minarc launches Plús Hús, a tiny prefab dwelling starting at $37,000 that offers an affordable, environmentally...
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
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A Dated ’90s-Style Loft Is Stripped Down to a Streamlined Aesthetic
Simplicity drives the transformation of a cluttered Chicago loft into a clean and calm home.
An Architect’s South African Digs Borrow the Stripped-Down Look of Parking Garages
Gregory Katz’s concrete home and rubber-clad studio in Johannesburg ooze effortless cool.
Urban Renewal Eases China's Growing Pains
An endless panorama of high rises towering over the Beijing and Shanghai skylines has smog-choked populations longing for more...
Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
An Iconic Case Study House That’s Perched High Above LA’s Sunset Strip
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This Beach House in Mexico Frames the Landscape With an Orderly Concrete Grid
On a rustic strip of coastline near Puerto Escondido, a couple give their designers permission to do less.
Budget Breakdown: A Color-Changing House in Dallas Is Built for $584K
LED strips embedded in a polycarbonate wall allow one couple to change the mood of their new home.
New England Vacation Home Emphasizes Island Breeze and Spectacular Views
Four structures situated on a wooded strip of Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts celebrate their stunning natural...
A Home in a Former Shoe Factory Gets an Overhaul Inspired by a Vintage Cookbook
WOWOWA Architecture combines a retro palette of blush, brick red, and copper with a swirl of curving forms to ease awkward angles...
Budget Breakdown: A Cozy Studio Tops an L.A. Garage For $220K
Spurred by a recent state law aimed at easing California’s housing shortage, a Los Angeles family turns to architect Martin...
Before & After: A Renovated Iowan Midcentury House Impresses With an Affordable $330K Price Point
A stripped-down interior and closed-off floor plan becomes a modern and airy home that comes complete with a custom rear deck for...
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
An Uplifting Lake Tahoe Retreat Uses Light as a Building Material
This soaring Lake Tahoe abode constantly references its sylvan setting, from the polished concrete floors that glisten like water...
Dunkin' Danish
The thought of stripping down for a communal skinny dip in a salty strait might make Americans a bit squeamish, but in Denmark,...