House Over the Water

Resting on a foundation of stilts, the House Over the Water floats above Blue Hill Bay. The home is situated on a steep slope. Its entrance is anchored to the terrain while the majority of it is perched on ...

L'Angolo Estate Tasting Room

Surrounded by 23 acres of Oregon's wine country, the L'Angolo Estate Tasting Room is a reflection of the landscape around it. The structure is comprised of two cantilevered roofs, inspired by the neighboring ...

Lac Plaisant Cottage

There's beauty in simplicity and Lac Plaisant Cottage is a prime example of that. Completely clad in white cedar, the lakeside cabin is made up of a single gabled room. Its steep pitch creates a spacious ...

PV Cabin

Tucked away in the mountainous landscape of Pinto, Chile, the PV Cabin is a refuge for rock climbers. The small shelter is situated in a clearing surrounded by trees and a towering rock wall. Perched on a ...

Songhua Lake Ski Overlook

Perched on the slopes of a ski resort in China, the Songhua Lake Ski Overlook boosts the views of the pristine landscape. The structure floats above the hillside on a concrete base. An exterior clad in ...

Camp Adventure Park

Running through a preserved forest in Denmark, the Camp Adventure Park gives you a bird's eye view of the rural landscape. The 900-meter walkway starts at the forest floor and travels in a series of high and ...

Casa do Lago

Comprised of 1,000 square feet of pure living space, Casa do Lago is the ultimate lakeside hangout spot. The cabin has no bedrooms. Other than a small bathroom, the remainder of the cabin is an open kitchen, ...

Hamburg Bunker

Originally a shelter for a neighboring hospital, the Hamburg Bunker has been repurposed into a penthouse apartment. The bunker was built in 1939 at the beginning of WWII. Its interior was peeled back to the ...

Troll's Peak Cabin

Crafted from local timber using traditional techniques, the Troll's Peak Cabin takes inspiration from a classic row farm. The structure is comprised of four sections. Ranging from late medieval to a more ...

Sausalito Outlook

With expansive views of the San Francisco Bay, the Sausalito Outlook is a tranquil archive for a couple's eclectic collections. Former bedrooms in the 70s home have been opened up to function as a library. ...

Sky House

On the edge of Stoney Lake, the Sky House is a vibrant waterside retreat. Sitting on a steep slope, the home is comprised of two stacked volumes. The lower structure is tucked into the terrain, propping up the ...

Glasshouse

Encased in a glazed facade, the Glasshouse merges its mid-century modern design with the Australian landscape. The home is minimal in almost every way. Its form is clean and uncomplicated, composed of just a ...

Kofererhof House

Built beside an aging farmhouse overlooking a Neustift monastery, the Kofererhof House is a contrast in materials. The exterior of the elongated, vertical home is made from raw concrete, while the interior is ...

Rooms Hotel Kazbegi

Tucked away in the Caucasus Mountain Range of northern Georgia, the Rooms Hotel Kazbegi reimagines a former Soviet resort. The old Brutalist building has been restored with a mix of warm woods and steel to ...

Hello, From Germany

Dear Steph, I wanna thank you so much! I recently read your amazing book Learning to Fly: A Memoir of Hanging On and Letting Go and you deeply touched my heart & soul with your amazing story of joy, braveness, ...

Do-C Hotel

Located in Tokyo, the Do-C Hotel reimagines the capsule hotel. The existing building was already equipped with pods. The retro capsules, along with their beige hue, were refurbished for the current project. ...

Remember House

Stacked high in San Francisco's Noe Valley, the Remember House is a modern approach to vertical circulation. The structure stands four stories tall. To add fluidity to the interior, the home is arranged around ...

Val Saint-Côme Ski Lodge

Standing out from the winter landscape with black-timber cladding, the Val Saint-Côme Ski Lodge reimagines the traditional winter chalet. The main living area is perched on the second story, allowing for prime ...

Clearwater Canyon House

Ingrained into a hillside in Idaho, the Clearwater Canyon House is immersed in dramatic views. The home sits on 46 acres overlooking the Clearwater River. Following the topography of the terrain, the cabin ...

Maui Clifftop House

With vast expanses of glazing and a U-shaped design, every room of the Maui Clifftop House is exposed to ocean views. The home is composed of a series of mini structures situated under ipe wood canopy. Each ...

Timelapse: Log Cabin Built By Hand

Watch a man build a primitive rustic log cabin alone in the woods. It’s as serene, and inspiring, as it sounds! If you don’t already want to leave everything behind to start a life foraging in the woods, you ...

150 Wooster Loft No. 2

Comprised of an entire floor, 150 Wooster Loft No. 2 is a modernization of a vintage SoHo residence. The interior is lined with large-scale windows, reminiscent of the artist's lofts of the 60s and 70s. ...

Garage M

Garages are for cars. Galleries are for art. When you combine the two together, you get Garage M. Clad in a lacquered gray aluminum, the building is equipped with four bays and a steel pergola. Hidden within ...

Los Terrenos

Clad in mirrored glass, Los Terrenos camouflages itself with the reflection of its Mexico woodland setting. Under its gabled roof is the main living space. The glazed facade immerses the interior in the ...

Jungalow House

Built for an agriculturist, the Jungalow House is an ode to its owner. The main theme starts at the exterior. Every balcony is draped in vegetation like an urban jungle. At the heart of the home is a ...

The Great Dirtbag Pissing Contest

A few weeks ago, someone put a sticker saying “Does this Sprinter van make my trust fund look big?” on my friend Thomas’s van when it was parked on a street in Bozeman. When Thomas texted me a photo of the ...

Big Cabin | Little Cabin

Comprised of a pair of cedar-clad structures, Big Cabin | Little Cabin reimagines the vernacular architecture of Colorado's Rocky Mountain region. The two building are reminiscent of traditional cabins with ...

Welcome to #BlackVanLife

I’m slouched in the back of Paris and Lovell Lee’s live-in Nissan cargo van, which is parked behind a colorful Cuban coffee shop in L.A.’s Silver Lake neighborhood. The full-time college students are visiting ...

Happy Holidays!

With the holiday weekend now upon us, I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  The next week or so will be a quiet one for the most part, so I'm going to ...

Carraig Ridge Rock House

Embedded into the surrounding landscape, the Carraig Ridge Rock House is titled after its sandstone plot. Internally, the home mimics the natural environment with polished stone floors and timber partitions ...

Gabion House

Based in Lonavala, India, the Gabion House uses its namesake feature as the backbone of the home. The wall is 8 foot wide and runs the entire length of the structure with a direct link to each room. Accessed ...

Kahua Kuili House

Situated at the foot of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, the Kahua Kuili House is inspired by traditional Hawaiian summer camps. The home is made up of a cluster of small detached pavilions. Each one takes on ...

Casa Claros

Embedded into the hillside, Casa Claros is a contemporary dwelling on the Pirai River. Although the home is four stories, two are concealed by its sloped plot. Bedrooms are at the ground level with the main ...

Maralah Cliff House

Cantilevered over the edge of a mountain in Calgary, the Maralah Cliff House is a love letter to architectural icons Frank Lloyd Wright and John Lautner. Like the works of its influencers, the structure has a ...

Hidden Pavilion

Constructed entirely of glass and rusted steel, the Hidden Pavilion is a tranquil retreat for peace and meditation. The dwelling is nestled in the forest outside of Madrid. Its unconventional form is in ...

Tiny Home, Van, or RV?

Wanderlust is shared by young dreamers and wise souls alike longing for simplicity and freedom. Whether you blame social media, millennials, HGTV, or the growing financial burdens of owning a home, mobile ...

Mount Shefford Rock House

Built on a small incline, the Mount Shefford Rock House turns the natural landscape into part of its design. The home is anchored into the hillside by the ground floor on one end and balances on a foundation ...