Architecture

This stylish single family home exudes happiness

Modish facade, hip design, nearly 3230 square feet of chic living spaces and a light & airy interior—all this perfectly describes the house that …

Interior Design

The Best Photos of the Week: The Beauty of Concrete

Due to its ability to be shaped into complex forms and the diversity of textures that it can offer, concrete is one of the favorite materials of many …

Shoreline Highway House

Sitting on a California cliffside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Shoreline Highway House is a mid-century modern oasis. The residence is made up …

Houses

A new build home that alters your perception!

You might take a look at this project and think to yourself that it's another contemporary home and what of it, but if we told you that it is one of …

Interior Design

107-year-old Bay Ridge home with original details in tact wants $1.35M

See homes for sale in neighborhoods like East New York, Bed-Stuy, and Crown Heights<p><i>Welcome to the</i> <i>Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup</i><i>, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips?</i> <i>Send 'em here</i><i>.</i><p>↑This barrel front Bay Ridge townhouse dates back to 1910 …

Houses

25 incredible photos revealing the history of America's first modern shopping mall

In 1956, the Southdale Center debuted in Edina, a growing Minnesotan suburb of 15,000 at the time. Eight hundred workers built the mall, which cost …

Cities

Adventurous plan would keep Christ Church Cathedral a ruin surrounded by reflective pool

A Walker Community Architects' plan for Christ Church Cathedral.<p>Do not rebuild it or repair the Christ Church Cathedral – keep it as a precious ruin …

New Zealand News

The World’s Biggest Airport Will Open in 2019 | Food & Wine

Beijing's new airport is set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters.<p>The Beijing New Airport, opening in the southern Daxing district in …

Airports

Old stone mountain mansion, renovated and reborn, Tsagkarada, 2013 - Dimitris Philippitzis

…stone walls that seep with memories of life, together with the new construction, participate in a creative transformation to claim a continuation of …

Aegean Sea

Detached House / MIDE architetti

<i>From the architect.</i> The project takes place within a large parcel in Fiesso d’Artico, a little village along the bankside area of the Brenta River, …

Design

For $479K, a small East Village studio with an expansive garden oasis

What this apartment lack in size, it makes up for in backyard space<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Six-Digit Club</i><i>, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the</i> <i>tipline</i><i>.</i><p>The listing description doesn’t …

East Village

studio bunyik + architecture uncomfortable workshop design a micro livework studio in downtown budapest

<b>nestled in a rapidly rejuvenating neighborhood in budapest’s ninth district, this neat studio was reinvented as a micro live + work space by studio</b> …

Lofts

Ambitious Frost Museum design is imperfect. So is role of science in post-fact era | Miami Herald

Miami’s architectural bar has risen considerably in the past 10 years and expectations run high, especially when considering a new project by someone …

Entertainment

Montreal's Maison Gervais-Roy maintains character despite renovations

This alluring, rustic-looking fieldstone house is a rarity, as very few farm houses dating from the mid-18th century still stand today. But what …

Canadian News

Yael Perry includes flashes of colour in otherwise muted apartment in Israel

Tel Aviv-based designer Yael Perry renovated this apartment in the Israeli region of Sharon into a "cool, contemporary" space with unexpected …

Interior Design

Bell Pavilion / Peso Von Ellrichshausen

<i>From the architect.</i> This is a room for a continuous video projection, for the documentation of a monumental but fragile installation made by …

FLOW Hostel / PRTZN Architecture

<i>From the architect.</i> FLOW Hostel occupies the second floor of a more than hundred-year-old downtown historic building in Budapest. Our team was asked …

Hostels

Ascend, Descend: 10 Staircases Made From Beautiful Materials

Stairs do more than take you up a floor; they represent a journey the architect wants you to travel. The act of ascending and descending extends …

Herzog & de Meuron

West Yard Farm

This 18th Century farm complex in the middle of Dartmoor National Park was in much need of repair and refurbishment. Van Ellen + Sheryn Achitects created a newly enlarged family home by combining the Farmhouse and the Attached Barn with a contemporary glass extension.

Design

This Font Changes Shape As You Type | Mental Floss

Writing with the Futuracha Pro font isn’t just about creating a finished product. Each letter reacts to what you type by lengthening and curling …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Asian-inspired 70s modern overlooking the Silver Lake Reservoir asks $2.3M

Designed by architect Joseph Kitashima, it features a koi pond and faux pagoda.<p>In Silver Lake’s Moreno Highlands, just a few doors down from R.M. Schindler’s Droste and Walker Residences, you’ll find this unique modernist statement designed by Orange County architect Joseph Kitashima in 1977.<p>Now on …

Houses

This entire Scottish country manor estate is an absolute steal

The picturesque piece of land can be yours for roughly £200,000<p>Located just off the southern shore of the Firth of Tay in Fife, Scotland, the …

Real Estate

New Kensington home is a minimalist’s delight, asks $419K

Such clean lines<p>A recently built home in Kensington has come to the market, taking the minimalist movement to heart.<p>Designed by local firm Interface Studio Architects and built by Callahan Ward, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home is awash in white, beginning with its white masonry facade. …

Houses

Stunning minimalist home by the lake

Chelyabinsk based Russian architects have created a spectacular minimalist house by the lake, that tastefully combines the poise of a chalet, modern …

Interior Design

$8.9 million SF home sits directly across from the Marina Green

1930s Spanish-Mediterranean comes views of the Golden Gate Bridge<p>Too often in San Francisco, multi-million-dollar properties are built, renovated, and exchanged, all of them with lackluster staircases. Such a shame. So drama-free. So listless. Without naming names, homes upward of $5 million offer …

San Francisco

Entertain 1,000 of Your Closest Friends in This $100 Million Bel Air Mansion

This modern mega-mansion resembles a Las Vegas penthouse, with its own bowling alley and waterfall.<p>Monuments are imposing in scale and stature for a …

Luxury

Schindler's Walker Residence above Silver Lake Reservoir renting for $7,500/month

It features built-in furniture designed by the architect<p>Sprinkled throughout the architecturally rich hills surrounding the Silver Lake Reservoir are a handful of homes designed by Viennese visionary R.M. Schindler, one of which is now available for lease.<p>Known as the Walker Residence, the …

Inside Finland’s Quirky Artist Haven

One night in the early 1990s, Ingmar Lindberg, an executive at the Fiskars metal tool company — famous for making scissors, knives, and gardening …

Europe

Mills Residence

Emerging out of a steep, rocky hillside, the Mills Residence is the embodiment of International Style. Built in 1955 by architect Willis N. Mills, …

Shopping

This designer built a secret studio beneath a bridge, and it's the coolest workspace ever

As unconventional workspaces go, this designer who built a secret studio beneath a bridge easily wins the award for the most unusual office ever.<p>As</i> …

Furniture