European Homes

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A Bright Red Island Residence Embraces a Linden Tree
On the island of San Miguel in Portugal's Azores archipelago, a vibrant home wraps around a massive linden tree.
Life in This Renovated Houseboat Would Be But a Dream
Stealth storage and a color palette borrowed from nature lets this Australian houseboat live larger than its 495 square feet.
A Portuguese Glass House Uses Surrounding Foliage as a Privacy Screen
A transparent hillside abode outside Porto swerves around existing trees and takes advantage of the lush canopy for privacy.
A Tiny Apartment in the Italian Riviera Takes Cues From Nautical Design
Inspired by the region's maritime roots, this 377-square-foot unit hides the bedroom behind a crafty plywood storage system.
This Spectacular Suffolk Barn Conversion Hits the Market at $1.26M
Acclaimed London practice Buckley Gray Yeoman converted this spacious, Victorian barn and cart shed for rustic-modern living.
A 20th-Century Dutch Schoolhouse Now Holds a Series of Airy Lofts
Built in 1912, an old school in Rotterdam, South Holland, is reincarnated as six light-filled apartments.
A Tent-Shaped Home in the Netherlands Crouches Between Natural Dunes
A summer home on the island of Vlieland in the Northern Netherlands takes the shape of a stormproof tent by De Waard, an iconic...
A Converted 19th-Century Church in the English Countryside Asks $923K
The former Baptist church is now an airy, riverside home that spans the old chapel and meeting house.
A Multipurpose Bedroom Box Is This Tiny Apartment's Genius Solution
Batiik Studio fashions a minimalist black box that integrates the bedroom, bathroom, and storage to save space in this small...
A Scandinavian-Style Pavilion in England Is Listed For $2.1M
Designed by Danish architect Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, the Pavilion House in Southwold, Suffolk, comes with a detached annex.
A Cubic Dwelling in Norway Just Oozes Hygge
Minimalist yet cozy, this cluster-style home in a Norwegian forest offers plenty of nooks to get comfortable in.
Greta Garbo’s Swedish Island Villa Is Up For Sale
On the idyllic island of Ingarö in Sweden is a secluded summer villa that Hollywood siren Greta Garbo used as a private retreat.
A Swedish Family's Dreamy Villa Fans Out For Lakeside Views
About three hours northwest of Stockholm, Villa Sunnanö is a Scandinavian escape that frames a waterfront tableau.
A Sleek Renovation in London Ushers Light Into a Family Home
A streamlined and modernized design transforms this London terrace house into a refined, bright, and spacious home that supports...
A Modernist Time Capsule by Erno Goldfinger Asks $4M
Commissioned by businessman Jack Perry in 1967, the Teesdale House is the only post-war British home by the Hungarian-born...
8 Charming Parisian Apartments You'll Want to Book Right Now
Home to some of the finest home furnishing stores and vintage flea markets, and the world’s most prestigious home décor trade...
An Old Factory in Copenhagen Is Now a Photographer's Dream Home
A central glass atrium brings natural light and glimpses of nature to all three floors.
An Ingenious Gold Island Transforms an Industrial Apartment in Paris
Completed for about $120,000, a custom aluminum insertion reinvents a loft in a 1920s industrial building by adding privacy...
An Old Fisherman's House in Sicily Is Transformed Into 2 Apartments
With their property rental business "I Am Sicily" in mind, architects Francesco Moncada and Mafalda Rangel turned a dilapidated...
A Fantastic Renovation in Belgium Rescues a Bauhaus-Inspired Home
Designed in 1969 with the Bauhaus movement as inspiration, the Zoersel House was a prototype meant to be duplicated across the...
Can This Renovated, Loft-Like Home in Spain Be Any Dreamier?
A cramped home in Catalonia gets a dramatic makeover that highlights its best historic details.
These 4 European Homes Show How Striking a Steep Roof Can Be
Steeply pitched roofs give these four European homes a sharp, clean, and modern look.
Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale
London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.
Stay in This Danish Vacation Home Made Up of 9 Log-Clad Cylinders
The island of Møn in Denmark has a remarkable landscape with dramatic white-chalk cliffs, so it’s fitting that Birkedal—a...
A Dreamy Loft in Prague With Castle Views and an Onyx Moon
Step into a bright and airy apartment that shows how important the smallest details can be.
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
This Venetian Apartment Is Bursting With Incredible European Furnishings
A renovation breathes new life into an apartment and its access stairwell in a historic Venetian building.
Fall in Love With This British Architect's Colorful Weekend Retreat
An architect’s weekend place on the English Channel turns its attention to the sea.
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
A Tiny Apartment in Slovakia Makes Clever Use of Space
A lesson in efficiency, this flexible, 237-square-foot apartment in Slovakia uses custom-made storage and furniture to its full...

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