Courtyard House on a Steep Site
Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
The Hillside Musician's Studio
Unseen Realities
Since we've spent much of the last six weeks sorting through and thinking about ideas for the future of suburbia, it was a...
A Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean
A new house at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged residences on the Northern California coast, captures the spirit...
An Abandoned Site Is Reimagined as a Boutique Retreat in the French Countryside
Co-owners Lucas Madani and Marine Gabily transform a series of dilapidated buildings into an idyllic rental decked out with...
This Melbourne Home Sits Pretty on a Slightly Sloped Site
Working together with InForm Design, an interior designer and her husband build a comfortable, contemporary home flooded with...
This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
Cantilevered high above a steep, rocky site, this young family's “Tree House” fully embraces the Australian landscape.
This Japanese-Inspired House in Sydney Defies a Triangular Site
A challenging site prompts studioplusthree to get creative to bring light, views, and improved energy efficiency to this...
Honeycomb-Inspired HOMB Prefabs Tackle Tricky Building Sites
The HOMB system by Skylab Architecture and Method Homes fashions custom prefabs out of 100-square-foot, triangular modules.
Home and Studio Maximizes Very Narrow Site in Echo Park
A house in Echo Park makes the most of its narrow lot with open-plan spaces spread out over four levels.
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
This Secluded SoCal Residence Makes a Grand Statement on a Sloping Site
Known as the Bridge Residence, this private home embraces a steep site to optimize privacy, solar orientation, and uninterrupted...
A Shipping Container Home Rises on a Rocky Site Outside Stockholm
Architect Måns Tham collaborates with a young family to create an efficient and light-filled arrangement of eight shipping...
A Narrow Site in New Orleans Proves a Welcome Challenge for a Designer Couple
Located within a historic district, the skinny, modern box aims to fit in even though it stands out.
A Sunken Courtyard Anchors This Concrete Home to Its Steep Waterfront Site
CHROFI designs a home for an empty-nester couple on Sydney’s northern beaches that contrasts rugged concrete with refined...
A Family’s California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
In Truckee, California, the charred cedar–clad Martis Camp 141 celebrates its mountainous surroundings.
The Site Shack Is a Tiny Prefab Cabin That Sets Up Anywhere in a Snap
At under 100 square feet, the 8' x 12' Site Shack includes just the essentials: a wood-burning stove, a desk, and storage.
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This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance
Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
New Media: Sight Unseen
Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov met as editors at the venerable I.D. in 2005 and both developed a passion for peeking behind the...
A Rammed Earth Home Rises on a Breathtaking Site in New Zealand’s Southern Alps
The use of rammed earth ties the home of a vintner to the terroir.
Before & After: A Disjointed Cape Cod Home Is Streamlined and Synced to Its Site
Monte French Design Studio brings much-needed sleeping space to a vacation getaway with a tower addition bridged by an elevated...
A Concrete-Clad Family Home Rises From the Site of an Old Tennis Court in Australia
With two concrete wings that bookend a timber-and-glass living pavilion, the 3,038-square-foot Kyneton House blurs the lines...
Before & After: A Berkeley Cottage Grows to Embrace Its Boulder-Studded Site
Sogno Design Group reimagines a small 1930s home on an unusually large lot to make room for three generations of a family.
A Brisbane Architect Designs Her Family’s Dream Home on a Tricky Suburban Site
On a sloped lot flanked by neighbors, architect Julie Derrick devises an open, L-shaped plan that frames views of the lush...
Cove Site Works
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California Biennial
Fifty four artists and collectives are participating in this year's California Biennial which runs until March 15th at the...
Unseen Eames: Films from the Vault
One of the events I'm most excited about at this year's Dwell on Design is Unseen Eames, a half-hour screening of rare and...

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