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This Curvaceous Timber and Earth Cabin Blends Into a Japanese Forest
Japanese architect Tono Mirai—a pioneer of “earth architecture”—works with master artisans to craft a holiday retreat for a...
Commune With Nature in This Enchanting Timber Cabin in Holland
Nestled near a forest in northern Holland, a tiny prefab cabin offers city dwellers respite in nature.
A Black Timber Tiny Home Brings Attitude to Amsterdam
Clad in wax-covered pine, this 645-square-foot dwelling is striking on the outside and endlessly charming on the inside.
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
This Blackened Timber House Triumphantly Emerges After a Fire
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
This Timber-Clad Brazilian Home Is 100% Powered by the Sun
Located on the southeast coast of Brazil in the surfer's paradise of Ubatuba, this sustainably constructed home embraces its lush...
A Modern Mexican Home Rises With Vertical Timber Cladding
In Tijuana, Mexico, an architect designs an elegant new residence for his family of four.
A Timber-Clad Prefab Cabin Offers Respite in the Canadian Wilderness
A rotating fireplace, a glazed facade, and a cozy sauna complete this wonderful woodland retreat.
A Minimalist Cabin in New Zealand Is Crafted From Eco-Friendly Timber
Vertical slats give this elemental cabin in Cardrona Valley a graphic appeal.
A “Granny-Chic” London Victorian Shines After a Charred-Timber Retrofit
A budget-friendly remodel clears the air and connects a cramped Victorian to garden views.
Sweden’s Tallest Timber Building Is a Towering Feat of Sustainable Architecture
Airtight and quick to assemble, Sweden’s carbon-sequestering Kajstaden tower is a beacon for green building.
A Timber-and-Concrete Summer House in Iceland Boasts Breathtaking Views
Set on a ridge overlooking a deep ravine, this summer home in Southern Iceland is surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery.
A Victorian Button Factory Is Reimagined as a Trio of Timber-Clad Lofts
Cross-laminated timber, black corrugated steel, and polished concrete merge in these handsome spaces.
A Compact Australian Bungalow Grows Grander With a Timber-Clad Addition
A site-sensitive renovation expands a heritage Melbourne home while preserving its original charm.
Two Timber-Clad Pavilions Make Up This Australian Family Retreat
Nestled in the coastal Victoria region, this modern retreat caters to a three-generational family with members ranging from six...
There’s a Jungle Inside This Blackened Timber Home in Melbourne
A small family's dream of a spacious entertaining home in Melbourne comes to life through a design that hinges on contrasts.
Three Timber Cabins Form a New Zealand Architect's Family Retreat
Architect Cymon Allfrey takes a page from the traditional “bach,” or holiday home, to design this alpine getaway.
One of Melbourne's Oldest Prefab Timber Cottages Gets a Second Chance
A historic Melbourne property that was shipped over from England around the 1850s is carefully rescued and restored.
A Timber-Clad Home in Australia Is a Striking Place to Grow Old In
At first glance, the dramatic facade of this coastal home in Victoria, Australia, might seem to contradict its name—Humble...
A Black Timber Home in Chile Echoes Local Volcanic Stone
From some angles, this dramatic residence resembles a pitched-roof shed, while other vantage points reveal its graduated form.