Two Houses Are Better Than One
Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
Two Seats Are Better Than One
Designer Thom Fougere plays with scale and typology to create playful furniture.
Rebooting One Kansas House at a Time
Working part-time from a tiny studio building, architect Chris Fein redesigns dwellings from a range of eras.
This House Gets Better with Age
An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.
How One Aspen House Lives Up to LEED
Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its sustainable course.
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that...
A Little Chilean Tree House That's One With the Canopy
Sited along a creek near the commune of Curacaví in Chile’s Santiago Metropolitan Region, “Quebrada House,” which translates to...
Experience Tree-Top Living at One of These Sustainable Tree Houses
These extraordinary tree houses meld sustainable materials with hospitality design, offering an innovative and adventurous way to...
A Tale of Two Houses
When Ulrich Fleischmann approached architect Maki Kuwayama, of Unit A Architecture in Stuttgart, Germany, to design a home and...
Enjoy the Rest of Fall by Renting One of These Cozy Cabins or Tree Houses
As we hit the peak of fall, the season's cool air and distinctive colors call travelers to the wild—perhaps for one last outdoor...
Z for Two
In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...
Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
Texas Two-Step
In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.
This Vineyard Hideout Is One With the Land—Literally
Rammed-earth construction fuses this Portuguese house to the environment.
Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally...
Labor of Loved Ones
Designed by his son and daughter-in-law, and largely built by his family and a host of neighborly helpers, Bill Weber’s new home...
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
A Two-Story Addition Turned a Bachelor Pad Into a Comfortable Home For Two
A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.

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