The Suburbs Strike Back
Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their...
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Bringing It All Back Home
Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers...
Without altering its turn-of-the-20th-century facade, architect Christopher Polly transformed the rear of this Newtown,...
After a stealth makeover, a California Craftsman gains light, space, and a partial facelift.
Gifts that Give Back
This holiday season, consider treating your favorite people to gifts that come with a feel-good bonus.
Back to Nature
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
Blogging it all Back Home
We are nothing but domestic voyeurs.
This 1930s Bungalow in Sydney Was Preserved in the Front and Updated in the Back
Breaking architectural conventions associated with suburban housing, this family home in Sydney’s leafy North Shore has its more...
A New Spin on the Suburbs in Marin
Not your average cookie-cutter home.
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...
Tour This Frank Gehry-Designed Penthouse in NYC That’s Back on the Market
Perched on top of a sculpted steel skyscraper, this sumptuous, 3,771-square-foot residence will run you $45,000 a month.
Sea Ranch in the Suburbs
Whether you consider it democracy at work or architectural sacrilege, the online retailer
has begun selling...
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.
This House Doesn't Hold Back on Colorful Details
A see-through pool wall is just one element of this vibrant home.
Lightning Strikes Thrice
What would Ben Franklin have made of this pair of incredible videos from Craig Shimala? Shimala set up his video camera to catch...
Back to the Future
Add Sushi Rama to the growing list of hip, high-concept Asian restaurants in the Mile High City.
From Front to Back, This Toronto Home Literally Merges Heritage and Modernism
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