Roundups

From the best midcentury renovations to the most remote cabins, these collections showcase our favorite designs.

10 Jean Nouvel Buildings We Love
10 Jean Nouvel Buildings We Love
French Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel is credited by the New York Times in a profile piece as "exceptionally good at allowing a building to take on a personality of...
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and figurative foundations for stunning new contemporary...
10 Prefabricated Homes That Will Catch Your Eye
Prefabricated homes continue to steal the spotlight with their affordability, energy efficiency, and swift construction.
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not being landlocked.
50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.
10 Modern Structures That Use Brick in Interesting Ways
There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, timeless and versatile—and its red, brown, and beige hues can add...
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but that will help you save on energy bills in the long...
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.
7 Hawaiian Prefabs and Kit Homes
If you enjoy breathtaking landscapes and sunny beaches, then Hawaii is the perfect destination for you. Carve out your own slice of paradise with these seven prefabs and kit homes.
11 Amazing Australian Homes
Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.
7 Historic Ceilings in Modern Homes That Have Been Beautifully Preserved
7 Historic Ceilings in Modern Homes That Have Been Beautifully Preserved
These spaces let contemporary design take charge everywhere—except for the ceiling, where history rules the design.
9 Modern Beach Bungalows
Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the world.
8 Outstanding Examples of Round Windows in Modern Homes
After noticing a number of projects that feature interesting circular windows, we decided it's time to give them a moment in the spotlight.
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
5 Light-Filled Spaces That Use Glass Blocks Creatively
Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the 1990s—offer light-filtering qualities, structural...
8 Modern Offices That Feel Like Homes
Today's modern workplace psychology is all about making employees feel comfortable and happy so that they feel motivated and passionate about what they're doing and where they are.
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...
10 Best Modern Homes in Venice Beach, California
As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively boardwalk, funky boutiques, and picturesque canals, Venice Beach is an eclectic place that attracts artists,...
7 Incredible Modern Homes by Canadian Architect Paul Bernier
Montreal-based architect Paul Bernier has been creating stunning homes in both rural and urban areas of Quebec for almost two decades.
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful effect on the overall design of a kitchen.
9 Angular Homes Inspired by Geometry
Homes that are characterized by bold, geometric shapes can create an eye-catching presence while also serving functional purposes.
Old-World Charm Meets Modern Finishes in These 6 Parisian Apartments
What could be more Parisian than a chic apartment or flat that combines original crown molding, contemporary furniture, and modern finishes?
7 Companies That Can Help You Make Your Eco Pod
If you like the cozy, low-maintenance joy of small space living, then you’ll probably find eco pods very appealing.
7 Warehouse Conversions: Turning Industrial Buildings Into Modern Commercial Spaces
When it comes to repurposing old buildings, warehouses hold tons of potential.
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular construction.
These 9 Structures Prove That Shingle Exteriors Can Be Surprisingly Modern
In architecture, shingles often bring to mind historic, pitched-roof buildings—but this certainly isn’t the case with these nine modern structures.
8 Tiny Sheds and Studios Used as Home Offices or Creative Retreats
These days, sheds and backyard studios are no longer just places to store gardening tools or holiday decorations, but they're often turned into small home offices or creative...
7 Coolest California Prefabs
With their main components manufactured in a factory and assembled on-site, prefab homes often cost less to build, offer a higher degree of precision, and have a reduced...
9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers
These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as structural and design elements of modern homes.
7 Modern Modular and Prefabricated Homes in the UK
Thanks to the efficiency, flexibility, and affordability that prefabricated homes can offer, they’ve continued to gain popularity with homeowners who are looking for an...
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