This Concrete Abode Embraces Indonesia's Tropical Climate
An Indonesian architect designs a contemporary concrete home for her family of five in Semarang.
Bricks and Breezes Keep This Tropical Indonesian Home Cool
A perforated brick brise-soleil fills this lush home with diffuse daylight and cooling breezes.
This Tree House Hotel in China Branches Out From a Spiral Staircase
Stacked, cantilevered rooms provide forest views and privacy for guests at this small hotel in the Qiyun Mountain area of China.
Connect With Bali's Tropical Landscape at One of these Modern Villas
The island of Bali in Indonesia has long been a popular destination for travelers seeking a vibrant tropical getaway.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
A Central Courtyard Fills an Australian Home With Light and Lush Greenery
The renovated family home in Queensland has a modest footprint—both in its physical build and its approach to sustainability.
A Renovated Midcentury in Georgia With a Lush Central Courtyard Asks $780K
DSNWRK expanded the 1954 Atlanta-area home while restoring its original flagstone and wood surfaces.
A Luminous Spanish-Style Charmer Seeks $2.1M in Los Angeles
The revamped 1920s abode features a retreat-like backyard, complete with a pool and detached studio.
A 1920s Home Brimming With Charm Seeks $2.1M in Los Angeles
The century-old dwelling features original details restored to a lustrous sheen, all complemented with tasteful updates for...
A Courtyard House in Austin Resembles a “Reverse Coconut”
Murray Legge Architecture creates a flexible, budget-conscious home for a German expat on a shared lot in East Austin.
A Lush Garden Is the Hidden Heart of This Courtyard House
Garden and living spaces blend together in this Australian dwelling which inverts the classic wraparound veranda.
A Black Roof and Central Courtyard Make This Chilean Cabin Vanish Into the Woods
Architect Lucas Maino Fernandez designs a two-tiered home with a sloped roof that draws an inconspicuous line through the trees.
A Courtyard House Features a Custom Rain Screen
This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain...
A Postwar Cottage in Melbourne Gets a Light-Filled Extension With a Central Courtyard
DOOD Studio helps a young Australian couple create a light and bright addition to their previously dark home, which the...
7 Incredible Island Villas in Indonesia
The islands of Indonesia are a dream come true for anyone hankering for some sun, the sea, vibrant marine life, delicious food,...
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
A Minimalist House Stands Out in a Wild Landscape
This Napa Valley residence by Feldman Architecture contrasts glass and concrete with evergreens and grasses.
Out of Town
The modern country escape a New York City couple builds in the Catskill Mountains quickly becomes home...
This V-Shaped House’s Front Courtyard Opens Up to the Neighborhood
In West Vancouver, Architecture Building Culture creates an inviting residence that makes the most of a tricky, triangular site.
A Calming Central Courtyard Lets in Fresh Air and Sunlight at a Renovated Aussie Cottage
A modern update to a traditional residence in Perth, Australia, offers a playful take on indoor/outdoor living for a growing...
Tropical Passionfruit Vines Obscure Twin Houses Near Brisbane, Australia
While this pair of lushly planted residences was originally built as a development opportunity, the client was so taken with them...
A Sun-Drenched Cottage on the L.A. Coast Asks $2.5M
The renovated home comes with a spacious home office and a converted, detached garage that’s rental ready.
This Battery-Powered House Never Runs Out of Juice
A high-tech house in rural Finland offers a family a place to recharge—in more ways than one.
A Whimsical Guest House Leans Out to Maximize Space
Wrapped in cedar shakes, a small cottage uses angled walls to sidestep code restraints and gain greater living space.
A Glass Courtyard Brings the Garden Inside a London Terrace House
Architect Amos Goldreich had three clients to consider in this renovation: Graham, Steve, and the greenery they’d tended for...
A Compact House in Japan Is Defined by Dynamic Arches and Lush Courtyards
Arbol Design creates a tiny house in Osaka with a cantilevered front facade that appears to float above a garden floor.
A Sea Ranch Courtyard House Embraces its Spectacular Surroundings
Using cement panels, cedar, and glass, Turnbull Griffin Haesloop design a home that speaks to Sea Ranch heritage and suits the...
An Imaginative Courtyard House in Singapore Makes Room for Multiple Generations
Colorful, reclaimed teak windows and doors punctuate a renovated home for a Pilates instructor and her parents.
Out of the Valley Cabin
A perfect destination for visitors to Devon, England who love the environment and seek serene, natural surroundings, as well as...
Way Out West
Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...
An Ontario Pool House Splashes Out With a Wild, Wavy Roof
A historic guesthouse lost to fire is reincarnated as an undulating escape with a swimming pool and kitchen.
A Concrete House Is Softened by an Airy Internal Courtyard, Complete With an Olive Grove
For an architect’s new build in Melbourne, eco-conscious design techniques help create a minimal-but-warm home.
A Belgian Architect’s Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance
This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with...
An Off-Grid Goto House Wraps Around a Jewel-Like Courtyard
Punctured by a glass-enclosed courtyard, this hexagonal, donut-shaped house is filled with light and views from all six sides.
This Breezy Brazilian Home Oozes Tropical Vibes
OF House by Studio Otto Felix celebrates natural materials and indoor/outdoor living outside the city of Campinas.
Fall in Love With Bali at This Tropical, Modern Retreat
Sited on a small, serene island off the coast of Bali, Seascape Villa mixes tropical vibes with modern, Mediterranean-inspired...

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