A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis
Christian Rice Architects transformed a Spanish-style dud into a lofty, contemporary gem.
Merging Inside and Out, an L.A. Firm Modernizes a 1940s Abode
When HH Design first saw this compact, 1940s stucco home outside Santa Monica, California, its street appeal was nonexistent.
Grids and Colors Inspire the Renovation of a Graphic Designer's Pink L.A. Bungalow
On a sloped plot in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, an almost 100-year-old anonymous bungalow was rendered in pink,...
A Curvaceous Connecticut Home Asks $2.6M
Its winding, white stucco facade bespeaks a fluid interior that blends indoor and outdoor space.
Tobey Maguire Snatches Up Googleplex Architect Clive Wilkinson’s Los Angeles Home For $3.4M
Looks like Spiderman’s moving to WeHo—actor-producer Tobey Maguire buys the three-bedroom, four-bath residence for $3,375,000.
7 Steps to Creating Your Own Outdoor Barbecue Area For Summer Entertaining
Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and friends in the summertime.
The Donald Irish Residence
The Donald Irish Residence In one of a number of oral history interviews to be found in the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio Archives,...
Views Stretch to Mexico at This Hard-Edged Texas Home
Mining inspiration from the mountains of West Texas, two architects burrow a home into the terrain.
A Chic Portland Hotel Offers Lodging As Affordable as $35 a Night
The Society Hotel in downtown Portland brings new life to an old sailor's hotel and provides adventurous travelers with a...
Sleek Scandinavian Design Permeates a Family’s Summer House in an Old Fishing Village
Completed in 2016, the courtyard home is a modern take on the traditional, brick-and-stone buildings in the seaside town.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Highlight Beautiful Woodwork
Wood has a way of making a home feel both warm and textured—and introduces a natural layer that can have a powerful effect on a...
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.8M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
Just Listed at $4M, This Spanish Colonial Revival in Southern California Promises Resort-Like Living
Built in 1927, Casa Comodoro is a landmark estate nestled in Orange County’s prestigious Panorama Heights.
A Fresh Dose of Color Livens Up This Midcentury Los Angeles Home
How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark and...
Affordable Modern House Built with Sheer Determination
With a very limited budget and no construction experience, Lucky and Kim Diaz overhauled a wreck of a house into a sweet,...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That We Can't Get Enough Of
From the hills of Santa Barbara to a waterfront city in Poland, these homes stand out from the rest with their funky, unique...
This House Doesn't Hold Back and Embraces the Desert
At the base of Echo Mountain in Phoenix, a geometric home by Wendell Burnette opens up to the surrounding desert landscape.
The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the...
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...