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Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
A Couple's Denver Residence Makes Clever Use of a Narrow Plot
Moving from Lake Michigan, a savvy couple builds a dream home that's also a wise investment.
A Home Fit for a Science Fiction Writer
On Austin’s outskirts, an author's bunker-style home redefines modern city living.
Straight and Narrow
Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical...
A Couple Takes an Unassuming Plot of Land and Calls it Home
After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
This Lush, Underground Home Is a Hideaway Fit For a Hobbit
On a hilly site near Mexico City, architect Javier Senosiain has created a remarkable home inspired by the shape of a peanut.
A Stellar Sustainable Home Is Built on a Surprisingly Low Budget
Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for progressive modern living.
Own This Spacious Spanish Revival Home in L.A. For $2.95M
Sitting on a massive double lot, this revamped 1920s abode is the largest estate in L.A.'s Carthay Circle.
For the Entertainer, This $5.5M Home in Southern California Fits the Bill
Families seeking seclusion in the city and ample space to grow and entertain will appreciate this five-bedroom, six-bath home in...
11 Skylights Brighten a Compact, Narrow Home in Vancouver
Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast an airy, open feel, despite...
15 Skinny Homes That Make the Most of Narrow Lots
These slender houses pack a lot of personality into tight spaces.
These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek
Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.
A Dutch Gymnasium Is Now a Spacious Home For a Family That Loves to Dance
Once part of a school complex, this converted gym in Rotterdam even features a flexible stage.
This Surprisingly Airy Holiday Home Is Made of Massive Concrete Slabs
Designed as a vacation home for a young family, this tropical modern dwelling uses restrained forms and fundamental materials to...
How Sweden Became the Surprising Center of the Greenhouse Home Movement
Meet the Swedish pioneers living in greenhouse homes who are bringing architect Bengt Warne’s utopian vision of existing in...
StudioMET Transforms a Texas Ranch Into a Home Fit for Three Generations
A design-build firm in Houston balances togetherness with a little privacy.
7 Companies Building Tiny Homes That Fit the Whole Family
These tiny home companies are designing small spaces that can house as many as eight people.
Cascading Levels Bring Light and Air Into a Narrow Home in Vietnam
Double Roof House in Ho Chi Minh City opens onto a front courtyard that holds the family’s drink stall business.
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.
A Cleverly Designed Bangkok Residence Fits Two Homes Into One
A three-story building is transformed into a flexible residence that can serve as a single home or a duplex.
A Narrow Courtyard Joins a Unique Two-Family Home in Saigon
A city home honors the local culture with communal outdoor space and reclaimed materials.
A Compact, Steel-Clad Home Slots Into a Narrow Lot in Osaka, Japan
There’s a place for everything in the warm, wood-lined interior of the Toolbox House.
A Phoenix Family Home Embraces Mountain Views With a Detail Fit for a Circus
The Ranch Mine partners with two equally creative homeowners to build a forward-thinking property on an unconventional lot.
A Tall, Skinny Home Makes the Most of a Narrow Lot in Portland, Oregon
Despite its name, Waechter Architecture’s Slender House stretches out to make its site the real home.
For €795K, You Can Buy This Boxy Belgian Home With a Surprisingly Colorful Interior
Inside, it’s divided into “living zones” differentiated by bold hues. Electric yellow, anyone?
A Writer and Filmmaker Builds a Forever Home on a Narrow Lot in East London
The three-level design by McMahon Architecture features flowing interiors, a series of courtyards, and gorgeous materials that...
Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler
Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...
7 Rustic Retreats with Surprisingly Sleek Interiors
Tucked away in nature, these rugged cabins and barns conceal remarkably refined living spaces.
This Thatched Cottage in Denmark Is Surprisingly Sleek Inside
Architects John Lassen and Joanna Tench renovate the summer home of their dreams.
7 Surprising Shelving Ideas For the Creative Organizer
These unusual examples of unique shelving treatments prove that you can successfully marry functional storage with artful design.
A Spacious William Cody Property Lists for $1.8M
Desert modernism meets brutalism in this Palm Springs home.
A Shingled Forest Retreat Is Fit For the Changing Seasons
Set at the edge of Acadia National Park in Maine, Somes Sound House is a shingle-clad vacation home with winter and summer...
18 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Storage Solutions
Architects, designers, and DIY enthusiasts craft inventive storage solutions beneath staircases where negative space usually...
A Narrow Victorian in Toronto Gets a Mullet Makeover
Traditional in the front, modern in the back, this historic home ushers light in through a 14-foot glass wall.
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...