Suburban Sprawl Photographed from Above
Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.
Suburban House of the Future by Cloud9
Enric Ruiz-Geli’s firm Cloud9 designed the suburban house of the future—it also happens to be sustainable.
A Sprawling Usonian Home Hits the Market at $1.45M
Designed by a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, this midcentury gem has a striking hexagonal center.
A Sprawling Sonoma Property With a Vineyard and Pool Asks $4.9M
Take a dip among the vines with this glass-encased residence.
A Sprawling High-Desert Estate in Washington Asks $1.4M
This property offers endless possibilities with three bodies of water, rolling hills, pastures, and ideal growing conditions for...
An Ordinary Suburban Home in Vancouver Is Given a Modern Edge
When a West Vancouver couple called on an architect to build their family home, he delivered—he just had to change the roof first.
A Sprawling Waterfront Villa in Curacao Seeks a Buyer for $3.4M
Sited in the quaint corner of Pietermaai, the modern dwelling maximizes indoor/outdoor living.
Live Large in This Sprawling Hillside Estate in California, Listed for $12.7M
The 12,745-square-foot residence caters to large-scale entertaining, featuring an open floor plan and spacious living areas that...
An Architect's Home and Studio Rises Above Rajagiriya
Twenty minutes from the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, architect Palinda Kannangara builds himself a rugged home and studio.
Scoop Up This Sprawling Frank Lloyd Wright–Inspired Midcentury for $370K
Designed by Wisconsin architect John Randall McDonald in the ’50s, the Prairie-style home features an interior of wood cladding,...
A Museum-Like Glass Pavilion Brightens a Sprawling Jackson Hole Estate
CLB Architects’ contemporary revamp of a guest house amplifies the serene natural surroundings.
A Sprawling Villa in L.A.’s Silver Lake Neighborhood Asks $6M
Currently owned by Hollywood actors Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton, the Barbara Bestor–designed home blends glass, redwood, and...
A Sprawling, Custom-Built Home Lists for $6M in Park City, UT
Measuring over 8,000 square feet, the newly finished dwelling comes with six bedrooms, spa-like baths, and sweeping views of the...
A Dark Suburban Home in Melbourne Becomes a Verdant, Light-Filled Refuge
Architecture studio DREAMER revives a century-old dwelling with an addition that optimizes indoor/outdoor flow.
A Sprawling, Neel Reid–Designed Home Seeks $7.9M in Atlanta, GA
Designed by the prominent architect in 1930, the historic home sits on a lush three-acre lot and offers nearly 10,000 square feet...
This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living
The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.
A Panoramic Passive House Rises in the Mountains Above Madrid
Barcelona-based Slow Studio builds a bioclimatic home for a couple who work with the United Nations.
A Luminous Micro-Home Peeks Above the Rooftops in Sydney
This Australian home feels larger than its 645 square feet thanks to white walls, plenty of outdoor connections, and loads of...
20 Bath Mats and Rugs That Are a Step Above the Rest
From elegant wood mats to eye-catching patterns, these picks will spruce up your space.
8 Treetop Cabins Perched High Above the Earth
These lofty structures take cabin design to a whole new level.
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.
35 Swoon-Worthy Staircases That Are a Step Above the Rest
These elegant and elevated staircases take their homes to the next level.
Tyra Banks Lists Her Sprawling Pacific Palisades Home for $7.89 Million
The 6,160-square-foot residence is topped with a massive rooftop deck that looks out over the Pacific coastline with an outdoor...
A Chic Chicago Dispensary Rises Above Stoner Stereotypes
In the village of Oak Park next to Chicago’s West Side, Seven Point fights the stigma surrounding cannabis usage with high-end...
A Suburban Los Angeles Midcentury With Ample Outdoor Space Asks $1.7 Million
At the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Altadena, California, this four-bedroom 1947 house is a place to live, work, and...
A Remote Chilean Cabin Appears to Float Above the Forest Floor
In the Andes, architect Sergio Araneda creates an ecological refuge that embraces the surrounding woods and treads lightly on the...
This Cozy Cabin Stands Above the Forest Floor on a Single Leg
Studio Puisto Architects craft a calming retreat for nature lovers in a secluded Finnish forest.
A Green-Roofed Maine Home Rises Above a Limited Footprint
After an unexpected disaster, a homeowner takes a rebuild into his own hands (literally).
This Coastal Prefab Stands Tall Above Rising Sea Levels
RES4’s modular approach provides a Brooklyn family with a beautiful, weatherproof retreat on Long Island.
A Radiant Sydney Home Appears to Float Above a Sandstone Ridge
A dramatic cantilever isn’t the only striking aspect of this Sydney home—carefully framed views and an incredible outdoor shower...
A Surreal Mirrored Cabin Stands High Above the Earth in Sweden
Suspended on stilts, the Illusion Villa provides a bird’s-eye view of flora and fauna in Eriksberg Wildlife Park.
A Tubular Steel Cabin Cantilevers Above a Lush Hillside in Russia
Chief architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov creates an alluring hideaway in Nikola-Lenivets Art Park.
Acclaimed English Actor Helen Mirren Lists Her Sprawling Hollywood Estate for $18.5M
For those nervous to commit, the six-acre compound can also be rented for a whopping $45K per month.
The New Suburbanism
When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather than the one their neighbors expected, they...
10 Chef-Approved Knife Sets That Are a Cut Above the Rest
Ask any chef—well-weighted, sturdy knives are a game changer in the kitchen.
Suburban Flight
It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...

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