San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...
A Modern Micro-House in Portland Clad in Local Fir
Small in footprint, but grand in presentation, a 250-square-foot accessory dwelling unit provides cozy accommodations equipped...
Escape to a John Lautner Micro-Resort in the Californian Desert
Stay in a midcentury modern hotel built and inspired by the iconic style of American architect John Lautner.
In Living Color
Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s...
Pod Living
A pair of Arizona–based architects prove that sleeping in a pod is hardly an extraterrestrial experience.
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.
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
Danish Design in Copenhagen Micro-Neighborhood Paper Island
Norm Architects retrofitted an old warehouse in an up-and-coming enclave of the Copenhagen harbor for Danish furniture company...
A Concrete Micro-House in Japan Works All the Angles
Built with specially-formulated concrete made of volcanic ash, this micro-house in Tokyo maximizes space through vertical...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...
In Minnesota, a Family Business Thrives Making Homespun Toys by Hand
Lark Toys aims to make customers happy, one wooden toy at a time.
An Eclectic Living Room in Antwerp
Gallerist Veerle Wenes has sage advice for composing interior spaces: "People should choose objects for their home with passion,...
Model Worthy
The true test of a kitchen’s mettle is not how it looks brand-new, but how it looks after a decade of wear and tear from heaving...
Reviving Neutra with Hive Living
We recently received a letter from a reader, Kristy Krone, after she read the article Hive Design in our September issue, which...
Space Living: Astro Home
You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first saw The Jetsons.

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