The High Life
Tired of being terrestrially housebound? Four homes go out on a limb and find their place in the trees.
How the Iconic Tripp Trapp High Chair Came to Life
Peter Opsvik, a longtime specialist of ergonomics, reflects on his 1972 Tripp Trapp chair.
The Life Fair
Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...
A Forgotten Insurance Building Finds New Life as a Humming High School
Following a sensitive renovation at the hands of DSH // architecture, the Larchmont Charter High School in Los Angeles settles...
The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
25 Father’s Day Gifts For the Modern Dad in Your Life
With just under two weeks away until Father’s Day, it’s the perfect time to get down to business and figure out what to get for...
High-Rise Living in Manhattan
How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
Living the Island Life
st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface.
The Airstream Life
First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching.
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Met Life
Climate-controlled high-rises make sense when the changing seasons bring extreme temperature shifts, but in Bangkok, year-round...
Saved From Demolition, a Japanese Sake Warehouse Sees a Second Life
In a provincial town of Japan's Yamanashi prefecture, locals band together to reboot a derelict inner-city site.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
The Lighting Fixture That Inspired A High-Stakes Heist: The PH Artichoke
Commissioned for a restaurant in 1958, the PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen has become a fixture in modern spaces.