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Pyramid House

Although it may look like something straight out of Egypt, the Pyramid House is anything but ancient. Architect Juan Carlos Ramos used the clean …

Architecture

Jeff Bezos’ new mansion comes with 25 bathrooms—and Twitter is losing it

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and world’s richest man, is renovating his Washington, D.C. mansion, and <i>Washingtonian</i> obtained and published the floor plans. …

Jeff Bezos

Gallery of Clifftop House in Maui / Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti - 10

Image 10 of 33 from gallery of Clifftop House in Maui / Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti. Photograph by Cristóbal Palma / Estudio Palma

Maui

Couple restores an old Airstream into a chic tiny home on wheels

Embracing an on-the-road lifestyle and downsizing your belongings doesn’t necessarily mean sacrificing style. Kate Oliver and Ellen Prasse renovated …

Airstream

Tiny alpine cabin rewards mountaineers who reach its stunning yet wild heights

The Julian Alps that stretch from Italy to Slovenia are a beautiful yet unforgiving landscape that seems impossible to build on. Despite all odds, …

Armed Forces

Massive modern home seen on ‘Grand Designs’ yours for $5M

The Pavello house is located in Horsham, West Sussex<p>A contemporary home featured on an episode of the popular British television show <i>Grand Designs</i> is back on the market in Horsham, West Sussex. Known as Pavello, it’s a massive work of contemporary architecture inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s …

Architecture

Multifunctional shed has rooftop terrace & hidden roll-out kitchen

As the weather is getting more warm and spring-like, our thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors -- tending the garden, or enjoying meals …

Landscaping

Home prices are on an epic run

Home sellers are partying like it's 2006.<p>Real estate prices posted an annual gain of 6.3% in February, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices.<p>On a national level, home prices are up 6.7% from their peak in July 2006, and have been rising continuously for the past 70 months.<p>"It's …

Real Estate

5 cool things about the design of Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff

As grandiose as it may appear to those of us who live in modest houses, there is an undeniable purity to Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff estate.<p>It …

Architecture

The Everything Guide to Buying Your First Home

So you’re thinking about buying your first home. Your very own house (and mortgage). A place to call — and make — your own.<p>It’s a big move, literally …

62 Ideas That Will Beautify Your Backyard (Without Breaking the Bank)

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>Everyone wants a beautiful backyard, but hiring a landscape designer can get expensive. These …

Landscaping

Cover Story: This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It

After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.<p>During their 15 years of marriage, Chris and Julie Hill have lived in many homes, most of them large and traditional. But it wasn’t until after they retired and changed cities that they …

Architecture

Stunning midcentury home on the market for the first time asks $1.4M

With incredible views toward Olympic National Park<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Bainbridge Island, Washington<p><b>Price:</b> $1,375,000<p>This incredible …

National Parks

This Compact Home in Paris Has Nearly 70 Concealed Closets

Two interior designers convert an old concrete garage into a cozy home for their family of four.<p>There's no denying residential space can be scare in metropolitan Paris. Yet, that didn't stop French interior designers Céline Pelcé and Géraud Pellottiero of Atelier Pelpell from creating a cozy, chic …

Living Rooms

These 8 Prefab Homes Make Us Want to Pack Our Bags For Texas

From shipping containers to multi-modular holiday retreats, these sleek prefabs prove style does not have to be compromised with off-site construction.

Prefab Homes

Battle of Barwon beach houses: Owners clash, Supreme Court orders demolition

A Victorian beach house owner has been ordered to demolish a $960,000 extension she built on her Barwon Heads property in defiance of a planning …

Architecture

A house that shows sometimes the best option is bulldoze your home and start again

An Arts-and-Crafts-inspired house in Berkshire demonstrates the possibilities of a new build, says Giles Kime.<p>The restoration of a house in need of …

Swimming Pools

Holiday Home Manages To Embrace Nature In a Very Special Way

Every architecture project starts with a period of research meant to identify all the important aspects related to the site, the topography, the …

Architecture

After Four Months, a Frank Lloyd Wright House in Glencoe, Illinois Goes Back on the Market

Most architecture nerds would be thrilled to live in an original Frank Lloyd Wright house, and occasionally, they get their chance—as long as they’re …

Architecture

Where to Save and Splurge on Home Decor

We’ll take a well curated collection of high and low priced items over a room composed entirely of designer stuff any day. But how do you know when …

Home Decorating

Zapallar House / PAARQ Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Casa Zapallar is located in a coastal town, formed by a harmonious network of streets, an eclectic …

Architecture

BDFO adds extensions and skylights to Brooklyn townhouse

Barker Freeman Design Office has completed the renovation of a townhouse in Brooklyn, demolishing some sections and adding others to make better use …

Architecture

Insurance warning for home owners Video - ABC News

Experts caution home owners to check in with their insurance company every year to see if additional coverage is needed and to ask specifically if …

Home Ownership

20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

1 of 100<p>1. Charming South Carolina Cottage<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 100<p>Lively Living Area<p>3 of 100<p>Soothing Blue Bedroom<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 100<p>Tropical …

Living Rooms

ANTNA'S 'un cuarto mas' expansion prototype aims to solve the housing crisis in mexico

<b>ANTNA’s ‘un cuarto mas’ housing expansion prototype in mexico aims to add a 16 sqm room, on the roof of social houses that currently have problems of</b> …

Housing

34 Plumbing Nightmares That Will Make You Cringe

A plumbing problem is no laughing matter, but it is fun to see the problems before they're solved. Check out our collection of plumbing fails and …

Home Improvement

This Striking Home in Coachella Valley Is Paradise Found

The 40,000-square-foot private oasis was designed as the perfect escape…during festival season and beyond.<p>Allan Quatermain—protagonist of the 1885 …

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Ever Heard of a Rain Porch?

In the South we make the claim that porch season extends to three seasons a year. With the additions of the almighty ceiling fan, screening, and a …

Country Lifestyle

Case Study House No. 18 asking $10M in Pacific Palisades

Called West House, the 1948 residence was designed by Rodney Walker<p>One of Los Angeles’s few remaining Case Study houses is looking for a new owner.<p>Designed by Rodney Walker, Case Study House No. 18 (aka West House) was built in 1948 as part of the Case Study program, sponsored by <i>Arts & …

Living Rooms