Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
A Montreal Architect Converts a 1901 Loft Into an Open-Plan Family Home Filled With Sunlight
Architect Christine Djerrahian turns an industrial space into an unconventional family dwelling that celebrates open-concept...
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living With Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.
Before & After: A New, Open Plan Irons Out the Kinks of a Semicircular Home in L.A.
Designer Mandy Cheng conquers awkward angles by plotting a new layout and installing sleek, custom cabinetry in every room.
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
A 1910 Apartment Transforms Into an Open, Radiant Loft
This minimalist Montreal pad relies on exposed brick and glass partitions to create continuity between spaces.
A Queenslander Cottage in Brisbane Is Overhauled to Open to the Elements
Shaun Lockyer Architects gives a timber-and-tin cottage a sophisticated mullet renovation that responds to the subtropical...
This Home in the Italian Countryside Is Radically Open to the Landscape
With an unusual roof and a ground floor open to the outside, a barn-like house stretches out amidst rolling fields.
An Architect Opens a 1920s Queenslander to the Great Outdoors
Architect Scott Petherick's Australian abode is defined by period details, clean contemporary lines, and airy spaces that open to...
An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
22 ADU Floor Plans That Make the Most of the Backyard
These compact layouts create ideal guesthouses, tiny offices, art studios, and more.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Interesting Floor Plans
Not only are these homes located in breathtaking places, but they also champion intriguing, open-floor plans.
A Black Gable Home Opens Wide to the Appalachian Landscape
Desai Chia Architecture draws upon rural architecture to create an austere retreat that frames spectacular vistas.
How to Plan Out a Rec Room in Your Home
The fast pace of 21st-century living can sometimes make kicking back and having fun a challenge, even in your own home.
This Barn-Like Home Is Closed to the Street and Open to the Forest
Set within a forest clearing, this simple yet sophisticated house has black corrugated steel on its street-facing side, and glass...
A Major Renovation Opens Up a Brooklyn Loft Apartment
A tech executive renovates a 1980s loft in a former paper factory.
In Uruguay, a Home Near the Coast Keeps Things Open
Casa Mat by Argentinian firm Mutar favors experimentation over traditional domestic boundaries.
A Concrete Tiny House in Tokyo Opens to the Sky—and the Street
In a city known for its density and small residences, this tiny home employs skylights and a large glass door to connect with its...
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
Finn Juhl Design Hotel Opens in Nagano, Japan
The first-ever getaway decorated entirely in Finn Juhl furniture is nestled at the base of one of the most popular skiing...
Muji's Flagship Hotel in Japan Is Now Officially Open
The popular retailer just officially opened its first hotel in Japan.
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
7 Effective Tips For Integrating Open Kitchen Shelving
Although the concept looks effortless and versatile, is open kitchen shelving really as easy as it appears?
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
The Largest Tiny Home Resort in the Midwest Is Now Open
Pack your bags—Tiny house builder ESCAPE opens the largest tiny home resort in the Midwest, and is inviting everyone to join the...
9 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans That Maximize Space
Think outside the rectangle with these space-efficient shipping container designs.
A DIY Cabin Brand Is Selling $99 A-Frame Plans
The appropriately named company, Den, gives you everything you need—from detailed drawings to code guidelines—to get started on...
These Cabinets Slide, Unfold, and Open to Conquer Kitchen Clutter
In Chapel Hill, a renovated kitchen takes painterly cues from Piet Mondrian.
11 Modular Home Floor Plans That Suit a Range of Needs
These modern modular homes and accompanying floor plans showcase the layouts, variations, and opportunities that prefab builds...
13 Beach House Floor Plans That Celebrate Coastal Living
These interior layouts make the most of their seaside settings.

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