Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's...
A Blissful Retreat Replaces a Scrap-Filled Yard in Seattle
An architect couple sets out to transform a run-down property.
These 13 Outdoor Showers Will Make You Consider One For Your Own Yard
Though it's not a necessity, having an outdoor shower on your property can be a game changer—especially if you plan on using your...
The Birds and The Beavers
Connecticut birders happily swap their waterlogged Wellies and foggy field glass for the Wesleyan student–designed SplitFrame, a...
Yard Works
“Mother Nature is too powerful to try and mimic,” says Shane Coen, whose firm is known for its minimalist approach to the...
The Yard Zone
The space outside your walls should be as thoughtfully considered as the space within.
Albina Yard—Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Mass Timber Construction
Although talk of taxing Canadian lumber brought into the United States may be one reason Americans are moving towards sourcing...
Bird-Watchers Will Be Flying High Once This Stunning Tower Is Complete
The winning entry for a bird observational tower in Latvia sets a new bar for how these structures can be built.
Angela Adams and The Birds and The Bees
Angela Adams is largely known for her bold textile design, but more recently she's expanded her line to include clean-edged...
Bungee Bird Feeder
Summer is a great time for bungee jumping.
Little Bird Swing
I was on North Haven Island, Maine recently to report a story for the July/August issue of the magazine, and I went to visit a...
Yard Sale Photographs
Yard Sale Photographs, a new book of photography by Adam Bartos, revels in the everyday castoffs and outmoded bric-a-brac that...
Bird Calls from Sweet Bella
The design world, like Tippi Hedren, pecked on all sides, has fallen prey to the birds.
Native Plants Can Transform Your Yard—And The Planet
With her drought-tolerant landscapes and permeable hardscape designs, Cassy Aoyagi of FormLA Landscaping has proven her...
Great Speeches in Architectural History: The Floo Floo Bird
President Obama's inaugural address yesterday sent me running for William Safire's splendid compendium of great speeches (he used...
New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.
5 Great Reasons To Install Water Features In Your Yard
Water in your garden provides all sorts of fantastic aesthetic and practical benefits.
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and...

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