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.
A Refined Austin Home With Verdant Views Asks $2.1M
Alterstudio Architecture once again teams up with Austin couple and design-build duo Anne Suttles and Sam Shah—to spectacular...
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.
Renovated 19th-Century Terrace House Merges with the Outdoors
Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.
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 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
Home and Studio Maximizes Very Narrow Site in Echo Park
A house in Echo Park makes the most of its narrow lot with open-plan spaces spread out over four levels.
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...
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 Midland Country Club by Alden B. Dow
When Alden B. Dow drew his first sketches for a clubhouse for the Midland Country Club in 1930, he had yet to receive his...
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.
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...
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...
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.

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