One of the wonderful things about living in an unhinged time is that no one has any clue what's cool anymore.
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
A Small Development in Los Feliz Offers Scandinavian-Inspired Urban Living
Based in East Los Angeles, lifestyle, interior, and portrait photographer Lauren Moore shared these shots she took of the Habitat...
A Spacious Toronto Triplex Responds to Rising Urban Density
A third story packs a wealth of new spaces and functions into this renovated Toronto home.
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
3 New York City Residential Projects That Feature DIY Urban Gardens
DIY vegetable gardens are popping up in some of New York City’s hottest new residential projects.
It might have seemed like an oxymoron to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s a reality in this Boston photographer’s flat, designed to...
A special bootleg version of Volume magazine will be available at the opening of Urban China: Informal Cities, an exhibition that...
In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt.
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...
The New Urbanism Movement
Manifestos: Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), Congress for the New Urbanism, “Charter of the New...
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now...