Outdoor Lifestyle

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.

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...
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.
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
ESCAPE One is a road-ready tiny home with 276 square feet of adaptable space.
9 Adventure Seekers Who Celebrate Small Space Living Through the Van Life
The so-called "van life" is not for everybody, but it's clearly struck a chord with a large group of adventure seekers who crave...
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.
Make This Enchanting Swedish Greenhouse Your Home For $864K
An eco-friendly, lakeside abode with an impressive rooftop terrace is nestled within a greenhouse near Gothenburg.
Decompress at This Boutique Hotel and Yoga Retreat in the Costa Rican Jungle
Studio Saxe has designed a boutique hotel and yoga studio amid the jungle in Nosara, Costa Rica, an area known for the pursuit of...
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.
Classic West Meets Contemporary Cool at the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming
New York City-based Studio Tack transforms a 1950s motel into a modern property that incorporates local culture into its...
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,...
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
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 $2.8M
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...
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.