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This whimsical houseboat in Seattle is straight out of a fairy tale

Floating on Seattle’s East Lake, this fairy-tale houseboat – which is on the market for $850,000 – has more storybook features than you can shake a …

15 Most Unusual Houses Around The World And Their Insane Designs

The world is full of creative minds that are able to transform the way we perceive even the simplest and most basic of things like a house for …

Swimming Pools

Off-grid tiny house keeps toes toasty in the coldest climes

The Laurier measures 32 ft (9.7 m)-long and has a light-colored cedar exterior with metal accenting and not very much glazing. It serves as a …

A Tiny House with a Unique (& Clever!) Bedroom Solution

There's a problem frequently encountered by designers of very small houses, which is that beds are very nice to have while sleeping, but, even when …

House Design

This North Bondi Home Hides A Swimmer's Secret

When people think North Bondi they tend to conjure images of sand, surf and the iconic grassy knoll.<p>Look closer though and you’ll be greeted with a …

This 18th-century London townhouse hides a swimming pool under a glass floor

London is in a league of its own. Currently on sale through Sotheby’s International Realty, the home’s swimming pool sits under a glass ceiling. …

Tiny house with private ‘bedroom’ offers minimalist chic

Bright and clean<p>Built by Canadian company Minimaliste Houses, this sleek tiny house on wheels in Québec is perfect for, well, minimalists. Named “Sakura” and first seen on Tiny House Swoon, the design is on the larger side of tiny homes and comes with a rooftop terrace.<p>Inside, everything is …

For $1.395M, a post and beam with contemporary finishes in Hollywood Dell

Its large wood deck offers lovely views<p>This two-story post and beam was built in 1957, but it has been given a lot of contemporary upgrades—and it doesn’t feel vintage at all. Those upgrades include concrete finishes, stainless steel appliances, and metal staircase railings.<p>On the top level, the …

The Weathering House That Slowly Becomes One With The Land

Most architects the importance the surroundings play when designing a new home for someone as well as the impact every building has on the land …

Architecture

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Tiny Family House Fits Between A Wall And A Building

With the population constantly growing, especially in big cities, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a free plot of land on which to build a …

Architecture

Rusty tiny house boasts a bedroom with plenty of headroom

Rusted Mountain Roost was commissioned by a semi-retired real estate professional, who knew exactly what she wanted and provided her own drawings for …

Dreamy geometric home includes studio, clinic in Indonesia

Just look at these photos!<p>Something as simple as a curved window can add an element of drama or surprise to any home, whether in a compact English flat or a live-work building, like this Jakarta residence and workspace of Indonesian architect Realrich Sjarief.<p>Called The Guild, the multi-level …

Agathom builds artist's cabin in dense British Columbia forest

<b>A+Awards:</b> next in our showcase of this year's Architizer A+Awards winners is a wooden artist's retreat on Vancouver Island by Toronto firm …

Prefab home in Japan makes surprising use of windows

A lot of geometries here<p>This cool, minimalist prefab home in Kyoto, Japan makes surprising use of windows. Designed by EXH and Anoffice, it features an exterior made from same materials as the other houses in the neighborhood, but to stand out from the crowd, it is finished in a darker hue and …

Slick tiny house converted from 40-foot shipping container

When small design trends collide<p>It’s a tiny house...It’s a shipping container...It’s your favorite micro-home trends mashed up into one for $47,900! Whipped up by Missouri-based Custom Contain Living, this 312-square-foot abode is a brand spanking new tiny house converted from a 40-foot shipping …

These Urban Decay Photos Turn Abandoned Buildings Into Work of Art

<i>All images by Christian Richter. Used with permission.</i><p>Christian Richter is a 36 years old fine art architecture photographer based in the small town …

Family House with a Secret Room

This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John DeForest puts it—thanks in part to a hidden media room.<p>The owners of the house, empty-nesters who have three kids in college, "asked for a small and rustic modern cabin that …

Small Spaces

A Once-Abandoned, 135-Year-Old Building Is Home To New York City's Fanciest New Hotel

The Beekman, with restaurants by Tom Colicchio and Keith McNally, just opened in Lower Manhattan.<p>You may recognize the just-opened Beekman Hotel's interior.<p>Nestled between a Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts, and Pita Express in Lower Manhattan, the once-abandoned building has been used in feature films, …

Couple builds their own adventurous 204 sq. ft. modern shed home

Smaller homes need not feel like coffin boxes -- that's what the purveyors of "big is always better" want you to think. We've seen numerous times how …

Framing

Fully-furnished tiny house from France easily fits a family of three

This beautiful house on wheels may look tiny, but it can easily fit a family of three thanks to its space-saving interior design. French tiny house …

Food & Dining

8 cool ways to separate space in your small home

In a bustling and space-poor city like Singapore, we're accustomed to experiencing dwellings that opt for an open-plan floor style in order to …

Interior Design

The Townhouse Makeover To Envy

From the outside, you might not be inclined to think that this terrace townhouse could be host to such innovative and contemporary design within its …

Modern Living: The one storey home you've always wanted

On the waterfront of the river in Tagus, in the south of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, a fantastic bungalow has been built, which thanks to its …

Architecture

6 Tiny House Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You to Downsize

What is it really like to live in a micro-sized home?<p>The internet can’t get enough of tiny houses. Browsing through the #TinyHouseMovement on social media could provide us with hours of entertainment—and inspiration for downsizing in style. These little living spaces are evidence enough that …

Britespace - A Prefab Tiny Home by Avava that can be Flat-Packed

This project, called Britespace, is the brainchild of San-Francisco-based Avava Systems. Their design consists of a prefab micro-home that can be …

Prefab Homes

Abandoned Ship: Spacecraft Discovered in Huge Derelict Hangar

Remarkably intact and beautifully documented by a Russian urban explorer, this space shuttle prototype rests in a massive above-ground graveyard at …

Jefferson-Era Chemistry Lab Discovered At UVA

A revolutionary science facility<p>If these walls could talk, they might have something to say about science.<p>During a recent renovation of the Rotunda, one of the oldest buildings at the University of Virginia, archeologists came across a piece of the University's early history, a chemical lab …

Chemistry

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Crazy Soviet Brutalist buildings from the mid-20th century

Mid-20th-century architecture is rarely remembered fondly anywhere in the world.<p>And that's especially true in former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia, where it seems like architects following a passing fad were allowed to do whatever they wanted.<p>The result was some bizarre and …