Music always sounds better during the summer, providing the perfect soundtrack to those sunny afternoons spent sipping tall Margaritas on a boat. Give these 10 under-the-radar songs a listen when you’re
Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the residents of this modern Atlanta home high into an urban forest. An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts
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An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot. Designed by acclaimed Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this magnificent midcentury modern in Oakland,
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape. Airlifted into place via a helicopter, this energy-efficient alpine shelter adds a pop
Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its... While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes
An architect reimagines a narrow 1901 row house in Noe Valley while preserving its historic facade. If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation
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Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole. Lewis Carroll was remarkably
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A historic home in Phoenix steps into the 21st century. What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that... A British design
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For the first time in history, the award-winning home of iconic art director and graphic designer Paul Rand hits the market in... Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a... An enterprising couple turn their talents toward their Brooklyn residence, where
A compact Vietnamese prefab housing prototype features local materials. A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously...
The greenest home is the one you already have. The creative force behind Faraday Future’s otherworldly automotive designs takes on a new medium—his own residence. An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed
This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas. On the market for the first time in 10 years, this classic midcentury home was architect
Located in Craryville, New York, at the base of the Berkshires, is the Texas Hill House, a simple shed structure that opens up to... In Boucherville, Quebec, Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement designs
Determined to create a sustainable future, Seattle–based startup NODE builds modern, modular homes that with carbon-negative... In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second season.
A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go. Blending raw industrial elements with elegant detailing, this one-of-a-kind home is a poster
Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat? Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here. Optimists
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Across the North Atlantic in the United Kingdom, you may spot subtle variations in style when it comes to the architecture and... Whether they suffered from outdated amenities, a convoluted floor plan,