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This modular family home has its own indoor pond

When a young family shops for a home, they often want a simple floor plan and open spaces for kids to play and for parents to relax and entertain. …

Architecture

The Characteristics of 12 Architectural Styles From Antiquity to the Present Day

History has often been taught in a linear way. This way of teaching has often left out grand historical narratives, and focused primarily on the …

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Cozy Family Home With A Floating Top Floor

The relationship between an architect and his or her projects is always special and the reasons differ every time. For architect Daniel Arev, one of …

Architecture

Amazing Warehouse Homes And Their Unique Stories

In spite of what some of us may think, living in a warehouse can be very nice and rewarding. Try to distance yourself for a moment from the …

Architecture

Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

Ready to use for $22,000<p>Call them what you will—creative cabins, artist out-houses, high-design huts—but mini prefab homes are having a moment.<p>The latest example comes from Drop Structures, a Canadian studio that designs small “lifestyle-specific” luxury buildings. This includes The Mono, a …

Prefab Homes

Mono Cabin

The Mono Cabin isn't just easy on the eyes, it's also easy to obtain. The tiny prefab shelter sits on a steel base so there's no need for a …

Off-grid

A Secluded, Off-Grid Cabin Echoes Stunning Minimalist Design

Tucked away on an island off the coast of Tasmania, this tiny cabin only features two pieces of furniture.<p>According to Dan Devine and Hugh Maguire of Maguire + Devine Architects in Tasmania, their client was born in Taiwan and had grown up surrounded by traditional Japanese architecture. "Out of …

Architecture

Architect’s tiny studio doubles as a hangout for his daughter

Part work studio, part sleepover dreamland<p>Many kids get free reign of the basement for sleepovers. If you happen to be the daughter of an architect, though, your hangout spots could end up looking a little different.<p>James Cutler of Cutler Anderson Architects built this 80-square-foot cabin as a …

Architecture

An old bungalow is transformed into an award-winning home with a modern extension

Los Angeles-based Edward Ogosta Architecture has breathed new life into a 70-year-old bungalow by adding a modern extension fitted with massive …

Culver City

Remarkable midcentury glass house south of Chicago returns for $749K

Designed by a Mies van der Rohe disciple Harry “Deever” Rockwell, the home is surprisingly practical<p>A gorgeous midcentury glass home by notable modernist architect Harry “Deever” Rockwell is up for grabs just south of Chicago. Rockwell, who studied under the legendary Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at …

Oceanfront modern house cascades down a rocky hill

Each “box” has a green roof<p>How do you build a house on a steep and rocky coastline? A couple who lives on an island outside of Seattle got an unconventional answer from Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects, who designed the home to mimic the terrain’s cascading form. The resulting house steps down …

Cool concrete summer home sits among a sea of trees

Life in this concrete forest doesn’t seem so bad<p>Designed by the Buenos Aires-based studio Besonías Almeida Arquitectos, this summer home is situated in a seaside resort south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and blends a clean modernist aesthetic with the surrounding landscape. The home’s design relies …

This self-sufficient tiny house is designed to pop up anywhere

If you’ve ever dreamed of living off the grid without giving up contemporary comforts or style, you’ll love Petit Place, a sustainably minded tiny …

Net-zero Sawmill House is 100% self sufficient in California's high desert

Building a comfortable self-sufficient dwelling is no easy task, especially when in a harsh climate. But when Seattle-based firm Olson Kundig was …

Grand Pic Chalet

This minimalist cabin is located deep in the woods in Quebec, Canada, and was designed by Montreal-based practice Appareil Architecture. Designed to …

Retro Minimalist house, Cupertino, California

An impossible site in the steep hills over Cupertino. Deemed unbuildable for generations. It would have been built on if it were possible.<p>The site …

Little House by MW Works sits on bluff overlooking Washington's Puget Sound

American studio MW Works has designed a compact cabin in a Washington forest with exterior walls clad in weathered cedar and blackened cement.<p>The …

20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

The beautiful Contanium shipping container cabin, just a two-hour drive from NYC, is proving that going off-grid doesn’t have to mean going bare …

Light Box / Damon Hills + Finnis Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Light Box is a Californian bungalow renovation located in an area of significant heritage in …

LP1 House / Paz Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a new neighborhood close to Guatemala City, this house occupies the high part of a sloped lot …

House in a Flat / nitton architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Design for the interiors of this apartment in a high-density 800-unit public housing development is …

Inside Architect Thom Mayne's Artfully-Designed Home

Cheviot Hills, in west Los Angeles, looks like so many old neighborhoods in the city: perfectly manicured lawns, wide sidewalks, and comfortable …

Off the Grid Luxury: A Spare Weekend Home in the Arizona High Desert

When a client requested an indoor/outdoor weekend house with separate living and sleeping zones, Tucson, Arizona–based architect Cade Hayes and …

This tiny cabin in Australia lets you go off-grid in style

For those looking to get back to nature, this tiny cabin in rural Australia provides a picturesque retreat without sacrificing comfort or style. …

The self-sufficient Gut Feeling house produces more electricity than it uses

This narrow rental home, nestled in Oberaudorf — a village in Bavaria, Germany — is the perfect place to refuel and find inspiration. Architect …

28 Stunning Kitchen Island Ideas

A kitchen island makes everything from cooking to dining a breeze. Discover these inspiring kitchen island ideas and start planning the kitchen of your dreams<p>You may be dealing with a cramped galley kitchen right now, but that lack of counter space isn’t forever. Someday you’ll have room for a …

Kitchens

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This 320-Square-Foot Tiny House Packs in a Ton of Style

At the beginning of the year, Zillow compiled a list of US cities with the worst housing shortage crises, which predictably included the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

Minimal guest house looks like it’s floating in the trees

Sweet<p>Known for its sleek and sunny homes, Dallas design firm Wernerfield went <i>dark</i> for this guest house—a black-clad rectangular beauty suspended in the trees. Raised 12 feet off the ground on large metal columns, the modern home replaced a split-level on the same site. Lifting the living space was …

Architecture

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise<p>For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, these steel-framed platforms are largely open to the …