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Jungalow House

Built for an agriculturist, the Jungalow House is an ode to its owner. The main theme starts at the exterior. Every balcony is draped in vegetation …

Striking modern home celebrates natural materials for a timeless aesthetic

Minneapolis-based architecture firm Strand Design completed Theodore Wirth Ranch, a beautiful home designed to stand the test of time in both …

This Tiny Apartment Has a Clever (& Hidden) Bedroom Solution

(Image credit: Maíra Acayaba for Estúdio BRA)<p>Estúdio BRA, the designers of this apartment in Sao Paolo, were faced with a classic small-space …

Interior Design

‘UK’s Smallest Castle’ is a Charming 1-Bedroom Manor That’s Now for Sale

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in a castle, now’s your chance. A humble palace known as <i>Molly’s Lodge</i> is currently for sale near the village of Long Compton in Warwickshire, England. It’s not every day that there’s a castle for sale, and with this one, you won’t need a dozen servants or a …

Solar-powered home was converted from a former school

Gorgeous!<p>We’ve seen our share of converted schoolhouses, but this new project in Leiden, the Netherlands takes it to another level. Not only were the original charms of the circa-1925 nursery preserved, but the 7,470-square-foot building now also boasts just the right amount of modern technology …

10 Modern Kitchens Rocking Natural Wood Cabinets

We predicted that natural materials and warmer finishes would rule the kitchen in 2017 (here are our other guesses). One way we're seeing this …

Kitchens

Mobile, modular ‘Kasita’ homes are now in production

The concept: a modern prefab apartment as convenient and intelligent as your latest gadget<p>Kasita is the stuff of housing dreams: an elegantly modern, smart, stackable, prefab home that can be installed just about anywhere. Though its square footage clocks in at a mere 352 square feet, Kasita is no …

A Green, Prefabricated Home With A Living Room And Water Views

Waterfront properties are rarely not impressive. No matter how small or simple a house is, if it has great views than a unique perspective can be …

The Emmons House

Mill Valley, California<p>A 1949 architect's shed up on the hill above Richardson Bay in Marin, California. The humble 1300-square-foot "tree house" was designed and built by a young Donn Emmons as a first personal residence for his new family. The house was truly experimental for its time—a main …

Treehouses

1900s home in Australia gets airy modern concrete update

Quite lovely<p>This early-1900s-built home in Sydney, Australia has undergone a significant expansion that integrates seamlessly into the existing structure. Helmed by local firm CO-AP, the renovation involved “modernizing” the home as well as creating a two-story concrete addition to the rear of the …

Architect Ricardo Bofill’s Abandoned Cement Factory Residence and Studio | Colossal

<p>In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that …

Austin Maynard Architects restores a beach shack in their crusade against McMansions

Austin Maynard Architects is taking a stand against McMansions. Tired of seeing Australia’s handsome old shacks demolished to make way for less …

Living Rooms