Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
A Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean
A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...
An Abandoned Site Is Reimagined as a Boutique Retreat in the French Countryside
Co-owners Lucas Madani and Marine Gabily transform a series of dilapidated buildings into an idyllic rental decked out with...
A U-Shaped Sanctuary in Japan Wraps Around an Atrium
In Kishiwada in Southern Osaka, this serene abode directs views toward rice fields and the woods beyond.
This Melbourne Home Sits Pretty on a Slightly Sloped Site
Working together with InForm Design, an interior designer and her husband build a comfortable, contemporary home flooded with...
Create Your Personal Oasis With U by Moen Shower
A new cloud-based, smart shower system by Moen allows you to customize, save, and remotely control your showers for the perfect,...
This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
Cantilevered high above a steep, rocky site, this young family's “Tree House” fully embraces the Australian landscape.
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this...
A Trailblazing Aluminum Prefab Will Soon Woo U.S. Buyers
Mexico City’s Taller Aragonés debuts the Pi Home, an energy-efficient modular home that can be assembled in just 45 days.
Honeycomb-Inspired HOMB Prefabs Tackle Tricky Building Sites
The HOMB system by Skylab Architecture and Method Homes fashions custom prefabs out of 100-square-foot, triangular modules.
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.
An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis
A major exhibition confronts the sort of housing Americans actually need.
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
A Shipping Container Home Rises on a Rocky Site Outside Stockholm
Architect Måns Tham collaborates with a young family to create an efficient and light-filled arrangement of eight shipping...
This Secluded SoCal Residence Makes a Grand Statement on a Sloping Site
Known as the Bridge Residence, this private home embraces a steep site to optimize privacy, solar orientation, and uninterrupted...
A Narrow Site in New Orleans Proves a Welcome Challenge for a Designer Couple
Located within a historic district, the skinny, modern box aims to fit in even though it stands out.
Kodasema Launches Prefab Tiny Homes in the U.S. Starting at $95K
Kodasema is now accepting orders for their prefabricated micro homes in North and South America.
A Sunken Courtyard Anchors This Concrete Home to Its Steep Waterfront Site
CHROFI designs a home for an empty-nester couple on Sydney’s northern beaches that contrasts rugged concrete with refined...
4 A-Frame Kit House Companies That Ship in the U.S.
Building a custom A-frame is easier than ever with the rise of these modern kit home companies.
A Family’s California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
In Truckee, California, the charred cedar–clad Martis Camp 141 celebrates its mountainous surroundings.
The Site Shack Is a Tiny Prefab Cabin That Sets Up Anywhere in a Snap
At under 100 square feet, the 8' x 12' Site Shack includes just the essentials: a wood-burning stove, a desk, and storage.
You Can Finally Buy an Ecocapsule Micro Home in the U.S.
The tiny pod home can harvest all of its own energy and water—and it just officially launched in Times Square during NYCxDesign.
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
The Best-Shaped House For Every Climate in the U.S. and Tips For Optimizing Sustainability
Climate is one of the biggest factors of human physical comfort and sustainability, and it's one of the most important...
This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance
Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.
A Rammed Earth Home Rises on a Breathtaking Site in New Zealand’s Southern Alps
The use of rammed earth ties the home of a vintner to the terroir.
Before & After: A Disjointed Cape Cod Home Is Streamlined and Synced to Its Site
Monte French Design Studio brings much-needed sleeping space to a vacation getaway with a tower addition bridged by an elevated...
A Concrete-Clad Family Home Rises From the Site of an Old Tennis Court in Australia
With two concrete wings that bookend a timber-and-glass living pavilion, the 3,038-square-foot Kyneton House blurs the lines...
Before & After: A Berkeley Cottage Grows to Embrace Its Boulder-Studded Site
Sogno Design Group reimagines a small 1930s home on an unusually large lot to make room for three generations of a family.
A Brisbane Architect Designs Her Family’s Dream Home on a Tricky Suburban Site
On a sloped lot flanked by neighbors, architect Julie Derrick devises an open, L-shaped plan that frames views of the lush...
6 Landscape Pros From Across the U.S. Share the Plants They Really Dig
Discover gardening ideas from all over the country.
A Historic U.S. Post Office Is Transformed Into a Digital Agency’s New Modern Office
After a two-year hunt for the perfect office space, digital agency Mobelux found a new home for their growing company in an...
The First Mass Timber High-Rise Building in the U.S. Gets the Green Light For Construction
Paving the way for mass timber construction in the United States, The Framework Project, LLC has just announced that it received...
Pink Seesaws Let Kids Play Together Across the U.S.–Mexico Border Wall
An art installation by Rael San Fratello turns the border wall into a playground for children and their families.
Residences in Álvaro Siza’s First U.S. Building Have Officially Hit the Market
Clad in limestone, 611 West 56th Street in New York City is the Pritzker laureate’s first project in the U.S.

3,998 more articles