An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
This House Conquers the Big Island in Hawaii
The unforgiving landscape of the island couldn't stop this architect.
Off-the-Grid Island House in New Zealand Connects with the Outdoors
A remote beachside cottage evokes the spirit of camping trips.
Must-See Modern Beach Houses on Fire Island Tour
A sneak preview of the modern house tours coming to Fire Island this summer, including the work of architects Horace Gifford,...
Living the Island Life
st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
Visiting the Parrish Art Museum
In our October Modern Across America issue, we previewed the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum, designed by Swiss architects Herzog &...
This New Old House
Danish design impresario Jens martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer h. to update a Norwegian-style, 19th-century home...
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
This House Tells the Time With an Oculus
In Galileo’s day, men counted their pulses to tell time.
Lego Island
Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes.
Staten Island
While my appreciation of New York’s 24-7 public transit system remains immeasurable, I am pleased, as day two begins, to catch a...
Lava Flow 4, The Big Island
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.
Julie Fisher on How to Shop for Furniture
We tapped architect Julie Fisher—who designed the inventive staircase-slide hybrid in our March 2014 issue—for her expert opinion...
Islands of LA
On my commute last week I noticed a sign posted on a traffic island declaring the narrow grassy strip an 'Island of LA Nat'l Park.
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
Propeller Island Hotel, Berlin
In 1997, musician Lars Storschen started renting out rooms in his house to supplement his income.