"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
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.
This Urban Micro Home Is the Perfect Basecamp For an Adventurous Couple
Wind River Tiny Homes creates a tiny house that caters to its owners’ outdoorsy lifestyle in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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.
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care...
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
As cities continue to explode in population despite diminishing space for expansion, we have to wonder—what does the future hold...
This Copenhagen Rooftop Renovation Embodies the Future of Urban Design
Residents of a building confined within a dense Copenhagen neighborhood finally get the outdoor space they desire—in an unlikely...
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...
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...
One of the wonderful things about living in an unhinged time is that no one has any clue what's cool anymore.
In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt.
Braided Rag Vessels
Ever since I got my hands on a copy of Meg Mateo Ilasco's latest book, Crafting a Meaningful Home, I've been flipping through...
Stacked Shipping Containers Create a New Model For Urban Living in South Africa
This modular building composed of 140 shipping containers is designed to revitalize and revamp the downtown core of Johannesburg,...
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...
This Slender Concrete Home in Brazil Feels Like an Urban Jungle
Cleverly placed apertures pierce this skinny residence in Maringá, granting the lush interior an airy feel.
This New Urban Cabin May Be Our Best Solution for City Living
Design duo Oke Hauser and Corinna Natter tell us the story of how they built a flexible, tiny cabin that has the power to...
What Lies Within America’s First Urban-Renewal Project
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...