This Spectacular Texas Retreat Cascades Down a Wooded Hillside
Cantilevered indoor/outdoor spaces and towering walls of glass give this Rollingwood home a tree house–like appeal.
This Mountain Retreat in Washington Has a Modern Steel Loggia
Overlooking the Methow Valley and North Cascades, this indoor/outdoor home has a dramatic roof overhang that forms a...
An Architect Turns a Weathered French Farmhouse Into a Monastic Retreat for His Parents
In Vaucluse, where he spent his childhood summers, architect Timothee Mercier converts a dilapidated farmhouse into a minimalist...
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House...
A Cor-Ten Steel Retreat Rises From an Iron-Rich Hillside in Sonoma
Triple Barn is a steel-clad retreat inspired by rustic dwellings and the surrounding countryside.
This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin
An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
Three Cor-Ten Steel Pavilions Make Up This Art Collectors’ Rugged Retreat
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects design a dramatic home set within their architectural village in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Man of Steel
The Seattle prince of architectural gizmos is branching out into a new line of hardware fashioned from bars and pipes.
A Contemporary Home Cascades Down the Hillside in Vancouver
Astounding mountain and harbor views in Central Vancouver direct the remodel of this 1970s dwelling.
Retreat in the Aspen Grove
Studio B, a Colorado based architecture and interior design practice with offices in Boulder and Aspen, first designed the...
The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
6 Weather-Ready Prefab Homes in Florida
These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh conditions.
This Serene Japanese Retreat’s Overlapping Roofs Look Like Fallen Leaves
Aptly named Four Leaves, this curvaceous weekend home in Karuizawa fits organically into the surrounding woods.
An Off-Grid Shipping Container Home Perches at the Foothills of the Victorian Alps
Melbourne designer Robbie Walker reconfigures two containers with plywood paneling, a hydraulic deck, and steel screens to create...
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in New Hampshire
Seamless indoor/outdoor living allows a family to relax and unplug in this contemporary New Hampshire lake house.
Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects
Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, designed by Branch Studio Architects.
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...
This Swedish Permaculture Retreat Is a Foodie's Paradise
Nestled in the forests of Southern Sweden, this permaculture farm and retreat invites all to come explore and experiment with...
Reconnect With Nature at This Revamped Rainforest Retreat
Mim Design remodels the 15-year-old RLC Residence to create an atmosphere conducive to rest and relaxation.
Wood-Clad Seaside Retreat in India
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from...
Six Prefab Concrete Cabins Pop Up in the Foothills of Portugal
SUMMARY uses its affordable Gomos System to construct a 10,743-square-foot prefab development in just eight months.
Two Architects Build a Chalet-Style Getaway Near California’s Famed Lake Tahoe
Sherry Scott and John Kosich create a weather-ready retreat in the mountains of California.
Cascading Levels Bring Light and Air Into a Narrow Home in Vietnam
Double Roof House in Ho Chi Minh City opens onto a front courtyard that holds the family’s drink stall business.
This Tiny Boathouse in Norway Is a Private Retreat in Plain Sight
The windowless cabin by Handegård Arkitektur grants a one-way vista that’s aimed out over the North Sea.
A Dramatic Home on San Juan Island Appears to Cascade Toward the Sea
Each of the home’s four staggered volumes is covered in a blanket of native grasses.
A Flowing Hong Kong Apartment Mimics the City’s Cascading Hills
A winding form slices through the center of this home to add dimension, privacy, and storage.
A Prefab Retreat in Iceland Is Positioned for Jaw-Dropping Views
The Scandinavian-inspired design by Manta North is tucked neatly between an extinct volcano and the Atlantic, where exceptional...
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...
This Island Retreat in the Netherlands Flexes the Power of Prefab
Designed by Orange Architects, the compact, energy-efficient home features open and airy interiors that can instantly be adjusted...
My House: How a Designer Couple Are Weathering the Pandemic in Their Berkeley Home
After treating their fixer-upper to a four-year remodel, creatives Danielle Moore and Bryan Wang are adapting to a new normal.
Get Ready for Warm Weather With These 19 Outdoor Sofas
With sunny days on the horizon, it’s prime time to upgrade your patio setup.
An Iron Foundry Is Recast as an Idyllic Country Retreat
A Brooklyn couple fall for a former industrial building and turn it into an eclectic home.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
A Lofty Nature Retreat in Quebec Inspired by Nordic Architecture
This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast...

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