Garden & Landscapes

The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these patios, backyards, rooftops, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.

This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
With a working nursery, guest suite, and garden shop, this place is much more than just an island home.
7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Balcony
A balcony is a wonderful architectural feature that connects the indoors with the outdoors, presents homeowners with elevated views of their surroundings, and helps introduce...
Garden Guide: The Difference Between Hardscape and Softscape
You’ve most likely heard of landscape before, but you may be less familiar with its two main components: hardscape and softscape.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea ceremonies, contemplation, and meditation in ancient...
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.
This Mesmerizing New Prefab Looks Like a Cocoon
Two pods for living and sleeping meld with the outdoors through a patented, reversible window concept.
How to Create a Modern Outdoor Oasis to Enjoy Year-Round
Summer may have come and gone, but with the right design and setting, the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors remains throughout the year.
8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to create lush escapes that provide a breath of fresh air...
A Tiny Backyard Studio in Seattle Filled With Midcentury Finds
A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
A Steel-and-Glass Addition With a Giant Hangar Door Maximizes Indoor/Outdoor Living
A Steel-and-Glass Addition With a Giant Hangar Door Maximizes Indoor/Outdoor Living
In Chicago's Wicker Park, the conversion of a two-flat Italianate building into a single-family home calls for a modern, steel-and-glass rear addition—complete with a hangar door...
Celebrated Polo Player Nacho Figueras Commissions a Low-Slung, Concrete Stable
Buenos Aires-based Estudio Ramos designs a concrete, wood, and iron stable that houses 44 prized horses and melds with the surrounding plains.
A Northern California Winery’s Breathtaking Vistas Are Enhanced by Natural Redwood
An organic winery is complimented by sustainable redwood – a perfect pairing in Northern California wine country.
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one underutilized space at a time.
8 of the Best Modern Pools to Dream of Before the End of Summer
Cool off and enjoy the last drops of the season with these 8 modern pools we love.
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits you may not even know about.
8 Modern Solariums and Sun-Drenched Spaces
By definition, a solarium is a glass-enclosed space that's designed to let natural light stream in.
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Impressive Backyards
Whether you have a small deck in the city or a massive pool in the suburbs, having a standout backyard can be a game changer for any modern dwelling.
Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Midcentury design duo Hendrik Van Keppel and Taylor Green set an enduring standard for modern outdoor furniture.
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Incredible Outdoor Spaces
Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic patio, roof, or backyard.
A Laser-Cut Pergola Completes a Tranquil Garden in L.A. That’s Perfect For Entertaining
A laser-cut metal pergola anchors a tranquil garden near Los Angeles.
Explore the World of Exteriors With 25 Innovative Outdoor Furnishings
Merging material research and the art of industrial design unleashes the possibilities for striking outdoor furniture.
3 New York City Residential Projects That Feature DIY Urban Gardens
DIY vegetable gardens are popping up in some of New York City’s hottest new residential projects.
Le Haut Perché Offers Free Shelter For Hikers in the Rustic Countryside of Bordeaux
Studio Weave designed this hiker's shelter in collaboration with the French studio Bruit du Frigo and fabricator Zébra3, establishing a walking route through an idyllic region of...
An Enormous Bay Area Eichler Asks $1.45M
Own your very own super-sized Eichler home in Walnut Creek, California.
7 Alpine Holiday Chalets in Switzerland You Can Rent Now
If you enjoy skiing and snow-capped mountains, then a vacation in the Swiss Alps has your name written all over it.
Take a Step Through 20 Huge Modern Doors
From wall-sized swinging doors to two-story roll-ups, these portals help you make a big entrance.
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.4M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
9 Modern Maldivian Resorts With Spectacular Overwater Villas
A dream destination for anyone who loves the island life, the Maldives, which is made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls, is home to more than 1,000 coral islands surrounded by crystal...