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Straight and Narrow
Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical...
Knoll Nakashima Straight-Back Chair
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
These Rainforest Pods in Thailand Are Straight Out of a Fantasy
Built into a wooded hillside in Phuket, Keemala offers a bewitching array of pool villas that range from teardrop-shaped pods to...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
A Narrow Victorian in Toronto Gets a Mullet Makeover
Traditional in the front, modern in the back, this historic home ushers light in through a 14-foot glass wall.
This Dreamy Diamond Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Clad in salvaged wood and adorned with moss, this tiny hexagonal home is
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.
11 Skylights Brighten a Compact, Narrow Home in Vancouver
Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast an airy, open feel, despite...
15 Skinny Homes That Make the Most of Narrow Lots
These slender houses pack a lot of personality into tight spaces.
Cascading Levels Bring Light and Air Into a Narrow Home in Vietnam
Double Roof House in Ho Chi Minh City opens onto a front courtyard that holds the family’s drink stall business.
A Hidden Mezzanine Keeps This Narrow SoHo Loft Looking Crisp
The undulating walls of this light-filled loft reference the building’s past life as a silk warehouse.
A Couple's Denver Residence Makes Clever Use of a Narrow Plot
Moving from Lake Michigan, a savvy couple builds a dream home that's also a wise investment.
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.
A Narrow Courtyard Joins a Unique Two-Family Home in Saigon
A city home honors the local culture with communal outdoor space and reclaimed materials.
The Narrow Escape
The Narrow House
A Compact, Steel-Clad Home Slots Into a Narrow Lot in Osaka, Japan
There’s a place for everything in the warm, wood-lined interior of the Toolbox House.
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 Wood-Clad Beach Pad Flourishes on a Narrow Lot in Santa Monica
An architect makes the most of a narrow lot by prioritizing natural light and outdoor space over square footage.
Before & After: A Narrow Row House in Brooklyn Stretches for the Sun
Light and Air Architecture deftly extends and reimagines a Park Slope home for the owner, who grew up in the space.
Jacob Witzling’s Off-Grid Cabins Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
Designer and builder Jacob Witzling’s handcrafted cabins have a dreamy, fantastical quality that makes them truly one-of-a-kind.
A Light-Filled Atrium With a Tree House Anchors a Narrow Residence in Vietnam
Story Architecture designs an indoor/outdoor dwelling in Ho Chi Minh City with plenty of room for a family of four to work, live,...
A Tall, Skinny Home Makes the Most of a Narrow Lot in Portland, Oregon
Despite its name, Waechter Architecture’s Slender House stretches out to make its site the real home.
A Writer and Filmmaker Builds a Forever Home on a Narrow Lot in East London
The three-level design by McMahon Architecture features flowing interiors, a series of courtyards, and gorgeous materials that...
This $1.2M California Midcentury House Looks Like It Came Straight Out of “Mad Men”
Architect Gus Stamos built the canyon home for his family in 1968—and not much has changed since.