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A Cork-Clad Extension With Playful Pink Trim Is the Cure-All for Gloomy London Days
A Cork-Clad Extension With Playful Pink Trim Is the Cure-All for Gloomy London Days
The cheerful spirit of Nimtim Architects’ renovation continues inside by way of bold patterns and more pops of color.
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This Cork Houseboat in the Netherlands Floats a Strategy for Sustainable Building
Studio RAP implemented digital processes to minimize construction waste, using a CNC machine to precision-cut cladding and engineered lumber.
A Puzzled-Together Stair Elevates a Fashion Designer’s Barcelona Apartment
Its melange of treads serve as the centerpiece of this elegantly renovated wabi-sabi flat.
A Basement in Greece Finds a New Purpose as a Space-Saving Apartment
A Basement in Greece Finds a New Purpose as a Space-Saving Apartment
Point Supreme Architects kept its raw concrete and steel but implemented adventurous finishes and porous built-ins that maximize the apartment’s small footprint.
The Barn Is Now the Living Space at This 16th-Century Home in the French Pyrenees
Paris firm Plan Común rejigged the floor plan of the stone and concrete country residence for energy efficiency and improved indoor/outdoor flow.
A Central Fireplace Anchors This Uber-Cozy Cabin in a Swedish Forest
Its chimney rises up through a vaulted ceiling and a pitched gable roof with extended eaves that keep the cabin insulated from the elements.
This Renovated London Flat Includes a Kitchen Designed Like a Kebab Shop
Design studio Holloway Li riffed on the city’s nightlife in revamping an apartment inside a Victorian.
Designer Julia White Plays With Spatial Perception in Her Funky Berlin Flat
Mirrored surfaces seem to disappear while terrazzo, parquet floors, and rough concrete give depth to the space.
How to Heat a Castle
In an 18th-century chateau in France, the couple behind a popular YouTube channel turns to technologies old and new to keep warm.
An Architect Couple Trade Size for Sustainability in Their Family’s Amsterdam Home
Building with wood was a requirement by the city, but it was their decision to build smaller—and smarter—for the sake of efficiency.
This Scottish Holiday Home Is Topped With Grass From the Surrounding Hillside
This Scottish Holiday Home Is Topped With Grass From the Surrounding Hillside
“The tussocks camouflage the house, melting it into the landscape,” says architect Kate Brown.
An Industrial-Chic Home With a Rooftop Garden Was Crafted From the Remnants of an 1890 Brewery
Designed by Belgian firm AUX, it’s the last building on a once-decrepit city block to be resurrected.
Rhythmic Black Timber Makes This Swedish Cabin Pop Against Its Surroundings
Owners and architects Saga Karlsson and Edouard Boisse designed their lakeside retreat with a matte finish that goes with the greens of spring or a winter whiteout.
A Rooftop Extension in the Netherlands Sets a New Precedent for the Neighborhood
Architect Tjeerd Bloothoofd needed more space for his family, so he built a metal-clad addition on top of his apartment.
A ’50s Teardown in the Netherlands Gets a Second Chance—and a Beautiful Brick Extension
After living with its charms, the owners decided to renovate and create a swooping indoor/outdoor addition that “hugs” the backyard.
Drop-Dead Tile Sets the Tone in This Elegant Barcelona Renovation
Cometa Architects finessed a new plan that includes a radiant living and dining area with original patterned floors.
If Ever a Home Framed Views, It’s This Boxy Seaside Retreat in Greece
Design firm Neiheiser Argyros stripped a grid-like ’70s home to its essence in service of the Mediterranean setting.
Curvy Plywood Punches Up the Interiors of a 1920s London Home
The wood insertions form built-in bookshelves, archways, and partitions that make for a playful family residence.
A Net-Zero Home in Spain Centers Around a Soaring Atrium
Slow Studio Arquitectura designed the double-height space as a flexible living area, but it also optimizes the residence’s thermal performance.
Many Hands Made Light Work of This Luminous Renovation in London
Design firm DGN Studio, the clients, and their contractor turned the terrace home into a bright residence filled with the owners’ collection of vintage fittings and furnishings.
A Historic Dutch Barn Becomes a Home in Britain’s Largest Prairie Garden
Ten years after creating Sussex Prairie Gardens, the owners turned to Sandy Rendel Architects to revitalize a historic agrarian structure.
In a Forest in Portugal, a Refined Timber Home Is Hewn From a Traditional Granary
Marta Brandão and MIMA Housing reinterpret a former storehouse using slatted wood, ample glazing, and a slate-tile roof.
A Family’s Quest for Color Culminates in This Brightly Tiled Madrid Apartment
Sierra De La Higuera designs a vivid apartment to reflect a couple’s respective roots and worldly travels, drawing inspiration from Mexico, Singapore, Galicia, and elsewhere.
260 Square Feet of Tree House Is All a Portuguese Family Needs for the Summer
It has handbuilt furniture, a roof deck, and a slide—and you’ll dream about it all winter.
A Glass-Walled Rear Extension Revives a Cramped London Victorian
Oliver Leech Architects transforms a West London townhouse using reeded glass that suffuses the family home with natural light while maintaining privacy.
In Norway, a Writer’s Studio Wrapped in White Brick Breaks the Mold
Part workspace, part garage, this curvaceous addition houses an entrepreneur’s passions while serving up a new twist on traditional masonry.
This London Terrace Home’s Prefab Addition Is Just Bananas
Painted a statement-making yellow, the extension by creative studio Unknown Works is a kit of panels made of spruce cross-laminated timber.
Work and Play Figure Into a Family’s 258-Square-Foot Tiny Home in Portugal
Architecture and woodworking studio Madeiguincho’s impressive casework carves out multifunctional spaces for the clients and their kids.
Tactile, Earthy Materials Give a Bland Madrid Apartment Some Personality
Designer couple Matteo Ferrari and Carlota Gallo combine handmade terra-cotta tiles, tadelakt plaster, aluminum details, and limestone surfaces in their two-level home.
This 506-Square-Foot Apartment Lives Large With Cheery Yellow Interiors and an Outdoor Soaking Tub
Gon Architects went big with the better things in life in the remaking of their client’s compact Madrid apartment.