A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city. Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...
Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco. A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street
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Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home. In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
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For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more. In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.
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An inventive, freestanding “tree house” built by an architectural designer for her family grows in Garrison, New York. New storage, clever furniture, and lots of pegboards help a New York attorney get
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A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan. Strategically placed windows and a neutral color palette allow this 2,200-square-foot home to boast an
Love it or hate it, the distinctive silhouette of Ligne Roset’s most enduring sofa model celebrates 40 years of booming business. A chair by any other name is still a chair but what about a chair with
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria. In the land-strapped city of Bandung, Indonesia, the newly renovated 4x6x6 House achieves the illusion of spaciousness despite... In Iceland,