Houses

The Ultimate Surf Shack, Japanese Edition

Commissioned to design a house for a young family—a couple who like to surf every morning before getting down to work—architect Takaya Tsuchida and his team at No. 555 made use of tarps, wood-cement insulation blocks, and other unexpected materials.<p>Set on an odd lot in a wind-whipped area a few …

Architecture

11 amazing treehouse designs

From rooms for rent, perched high in the canopy, to your own personal backyard hideaway, here are the very best treehouses for when you just need an escape<p>Despite the fact that adults have long outgrown their childhood treehouses, the fascination with dwellings that live amongst the swaying tree …

Rotating homes across the globe

Photos: Homes that rotate according to weather<p>Everingham Rotating House, Australia – Located a four-hour drive from Sydney, this property is capable of turning 360 degrees twice every hour.<p>Hide Caption<p>1 of 13<p>Photos: Homes that rotate according to weather<p>Everingham Rotating House, Australia – The …

Architecture

Take refuge in this off-grid bungalow tucked into the lush Mexican forest

If you’re looking for a stunning off-grid escape, Cadaval & Solà-Morales architects are creating a lovely remote paradise in the quiet town of …

Architecture

Modern hut in the middle of the forest

Who has never wanted a romantic cabin in the woods to escape to when it all gets too much? Well, these lucky homeowners have exactly that. Built by …

Architecture

Cedar Shake Cottage - Tiny House by Studio 512

Cedar Shake Cottage is a tiny home designed by Austin-based Studio 512.<p>This 550sf apartment with 320sf footprint was shaped by impervious cover …

Architecture

“The Californian” Tiny House

<b>This house, called “The Californian”, is 24ft long x 8.5ft wide and is a very nice, spacious, top of the line tiny house! With the upstairs loft it’s</b> …

Campers

This beautiful Vancouver home boasts simple sophistication

This lovely home is located in West Vancouver is the ultimate expression of modern elegance and functionality. Featuring simple lines, open and …

Interior Design

A small but stylish wooden house in the forest

Into the woods<p>Nothing seems safer and cooler than a sleek cabin that has got slats of hard wood barring the entire surface from danger in the middle …

Interior Design

Next-Level Additions to the Modern Home

Renovation projects don't just restructure the home—they can overhaul a lifestyle. From offices to guest rooms, additions speak to our modern propensity to adapt to changing needs. These examples inspire us to roll up our sleeves and renovate.

Design

2616 Palmerston Avenue – West Vancouver - 2616 Palmerston Ave West Vancouver, British Columbia, V7V 2T6

Description: “Introducing this beuatifully appointed 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathroom, custom family residence in Dundarave with sweeping ocean views from …

British Columbia

Prettiest NYC homes that hit the market this week

In this week’s edition, a socialite lists her Met-facing co-op and a charming carriage house in Brooklyn Heights becomes available<p>Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to …

Real Estate

Montauk, That Old Surfer’s Paradise, Is Plenty Upscale

This town on the Long Island’s easternmost end boasts a laid-back vibe<p><i>The Hamptons may be known around the world as exclusive beach towns, but how do</i> …

Luxury Homes

Hot Property: Postcard vistas await in bespoke Nob Hill townhome

Kitty-corner from the Fairmont Hotel and mere blocks from Union Square is a striking townhome with exciting views of the bustling streets below.<p>Set eight stories above the streets of Nob Hill in San Francisco, the three-bedroom has a traditional floor plan within the Park Lane Residences building …

San Francisco

Rustic Spanish-style in Mount Washington asks $798K

Surrounded by gardens and fruit trees<p>This three-bedroom home in Mount Washington has a nice woodsy feel helped along by the rustic interior-design style the house is currently sporting.<p>Built in 1928, the 1,351-square-foot residence has clearly received a fair number of updates over the years, but …

Architecture

New Construction Modern in the Hamptons, 212 Dune Road, Qugoue, NY 11978 - page: 1

Description: “This newly constructed, modern masterpiece has single-handedly changed the tone of Quogue’s oceanfront landscape and is now available …

Architecture

MAS VIRGILI RURAL HOUSE. - Houses for Rent in El Milà

EVERYTHING HAS BEEN THOUGHT TO MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE HOME. <br>(URL HIDDEN)<p>Mas Virgili 450 sqm Isolated Rural House in 25.000 sqm property. Has six …

A combined dog bed, side table, and room divider was designed for this apartment

Photography by Hey! Cheese<p>Dog beds are often an afterthought for many people when they design their interior. Normally a cushioned dog bed is placed …

Interior Design

Castle Luxury Holiday Hotel South Wales 01291 638806

<b>WELSH GATEHOUSE</b><p><b>The holiday let that is one of a kind</b><p>The Gatehouse: how you’ll see it as you drive up the drive<p>The Entrance<p>View the arch of The …

Travel

Tiny home frees up money for a retirement of travel and surfing

Adrienne and Dave Merryweather of Sanson, Manawatu have come up with a truly unique plan for their retirement.

New Zealand News

ACME 6.6 ft. Premium Black Interior Modern Country Rustic Wood Barn Door Closet Hardware Track Kit

The Bent Strap Barn Door system features a classic face mount flat strap to hang wood doors on a traditional rail track. The large wheels provide …

Interior Design

Say “Hello” to the Beaitifully Rustic Hello Tiny Home in Asheville

We’ve found a friendly little tiny house who’s name screams cordiality: the Hello Tiny Home in Asheville, North Carolina and it’s currently looking …

Asheville

Home Theater in Balinese Style Malibu Beach House

<b>Featured on the cover of Homes & Land</b><p><b>180 degree ocean views, Smart home with Pool and Spa.</b><p><b>Walls of glass that disappear at the touch of a button,</b> …

Beach Houses

House Exterior Colors - 11 Modern White Houses From Around The World

Few things look cleaner than a brilliant crisp white. While it may look bold, houses with an all white exterior are the ultimate way to make a …

Interior Design

The world's best container homes you have to see

1. The modern lake house<p>Look at how this container home just blends beautifully with the environment. A good alternative to the usual kubo, this …

Interior Design

Will these houses make you dizzy? Architects build rotating homes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine living in a house that follows the direction of the sun when it's hot.<p>Or one that offers a different view out of your bedroom window every day of the week.<p>For some bold homeowners this is becoming a reality, thanks to an innovative wave of architects who are re-imagining the concept …

Architecture

The dream family home—and it's a modular!

Here on homify we are crazy about beautiful spaces, regardless of whether they appear on the inside or outside of architectural structures – which …

Interior Design

Contemporary beach house with stunning views of the Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts

Contemporary beach house only a few steps away from a masterwork of 20th-century architecture<p>Geographically exquisite Provincetown, Massachusetts, is …

Architecture

Paul Williams original is right at home in leafy Westside setting

A gated driveway lined in red brick leads the way to this Paul R. Williams-designed residence on about an acre of manicured grounds in Holmby Hills.<p>Built in 1935, the vine-covered traditional boasts period craftsmanship and details, with coffered wood ceilings, custom built-ins and delicate wall …

Mid-Century modern

10 modern garage doors

Are you a car enthusiast? Then we're willing to bet that you have a fantastic garage at your home for looking after your precious vehicles, but have …

Interior Design