Cabins

As modern civilization expanded, the cabin went from being a staple of life on the frontier to a place of creative refuge. Cabins explores this architectural style in all its forms, using a mix of text —...

Rimrock House

Straddling the terrain on a bluff in Washington, the Rimrock House respects its cliffside property. The structure bridges over a natural wash, maintaining the site's existing animal path while also...

House Between Pillars

Using traditional Japanese framework, the House Between Pillars turns a vacant Tokyo home into a modular masterpiece. The interior is fitted with wooden pillars, spaced equal distance apart. Between each...

House MK

House MK reimagines a traditional Austrian farmhouse by giving it a contemporary new extension. The original structure is a prime example of the region's vernacular architecture with white granite block...

Zealand Villa

English country meets modern Scandinavia at Zealand Villa. The structure that previously occupied the site was destroyed by a fire and although the new construction isn't an exact remake of the original, it...

Ark Shelter

An ark is defined as a place of protection, refuge, or asylum and these sleek shelters are just that. The minimalist cabins come in a variety of sizes, offering all of the comforts of home while getting you...

La Dacha Mountain Retreat

Rising through the treetops of a forest in the Chilean Andes, the La Dacha Mountain Retreat is heavy on views and design. Its verticle approach allows for a small footprint, causing little disruption to the...

Zwavelpoort Conservatory

Surrounded by 85-acres of South African farmland, the Zwavelpoort Conservatory highlights the local landscapes with a steel and glass facade. The showpiece of the home is the double-height glazed gabled...

A Year Later

A year ago tonight a fire broke out near Tubbs Lane on the outskirts of Calistoga, Calif. Earlier in the day I’d been driving back from Quincy and Giro’s Grinduro. Entering Yuba City the winds bent trees,...

Payette Lake Cliff House

Sited on a jagged bluff in Idaho, the Payette Lake Cliff House weaves between the existing trees and rock formations, almost becoming a part of the natural landscape. Its exterior blend into its...

Artery House

Inspired by the personal collection of an art enthusiast and his wife, the Artery House is a live-in gallery. Unlike most homes where the kitchen or the living room is the heart of the home, the sub-level...

Hendrick's Gin Palace

Located an hour southwest of Glasgow, Scotland sits Hendrick's brand new Gin Palace. The custom-designed complex falls neatly in line with the brand's modern use of Victorian design on their packaging,...

Vestry Street Loft

Making good use of the existing 100-year-old beams, the Vestry Street Loft transforms a Tribeca space into an airy bohemian abode. The two-story interior compliments its historic framework with reclaimed...

James Dean's Hollywood Hills House

Although he didn't own the home, James Dean did live in this Hollywood Hills house before he was the legend we all know today. The Rebel Without a Cause star occupied the guest suite and worked as an...

Hotel Liberty

Housed in a former penitentiary used after the French Revolution, Hotel Liberty is one prison you won't mind doing some time in. The 38-room German boutique rebels against its past and celebrates freedom by...

Whiskey Ridge House

Situated on 70 acres in West Lake Creek, the Whiskey Ridge House is like having your own private lodge. The Colorado property is surrounded by national parkland that includes the Gore Range and New York...

Z9 Resort

Surrounded by the waters of the Srinakarin Dam, the Z9 resort will cleanse your mind and spirit with Thailand's serene landscapes. The hotel is made of 15 raft-like rooms. The floating houses complement the...

Casa R

Surrounded by hiking trails, lakes, and lagoons, Casa R is an adventurer's getaway. The classic A-frame is hidden in the woods of southern Chile. Its blackened timber facade blends into its forest setting....

Hotel At Six

Located in the Brunkebergstorg district, Hotel At Six revives a Brutalist bank building into a swanky Stockholm stopover. Its lavish transformation is on full display as soon as you walk into the lobby with...

Miya LostVilla Huchen Barn Resort

Wedged in a valley between Tiantai Mountain and Siming Mountain in China, a 1956 Granary station gets transformed into the Miya LostVilla Huchen Barn Resort. The property's six existing buildings have been...

Light Wave House

Perched above Byron Bay, the Light Wave House is the ultimate hangout spot on the coast of Australia. The project consists of a cabana, swimming pool, and landscape set along The Lighthouse Walk. The...

Delphi Lux Cinema

Going to the movies is an experience of its own but the Delphi Lux Cinema adds another layer. Located in Berlin's City West district, the building offers seven distinct theaters. Their personalities are on...

An Ode to Being Old

What age is someone most likely to achieve their peak performance? It's a good question, and a logical place to start is with cognitive flexibility, or the ease with which one can switch between thinking...

Rose Coast House

Placed among the wild roses of St. Andrews By-the-Sea, the Rose Coast House is a New Brunswick retreat overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay. The home takes shape as a traditional Irish farmhouse, an ode to the...

Seascape Lane House

The Hamptons, Sagaponack in particular, has a reputation for being one of the most expensive zip codes in the U.S. and the Seascape Lane House is no exception. The modern, oceanfront stunner sits on an acre...

Silo House

A 1955 grain silo transitions into a new phase as a two-story tiny home. Located in Phoenix's Garfield Historic District, the corrugated steel shell retains its original agrarian form. New openings break up...

Paul Rand's Connecticut House

Paul Rand's modernist philosophy wasn't just in his work. The graphic designer's signature aesthetic continued into his Connecticut home. It was designed in 1951 by Rand himself along with his wife. Like...

Calcaire House

Backed by the Rocky Mountains, the Calcaire House is a modern Colorado compound fitting of the surrounding Boulder landscape. A steel and limestone entry is guarded by a pair of towering, mature elm trees....

Tranquility House

Built in the countryside outside of Seoul, the Tranquility House is a generational family retreat. The property is surrounded by a rustic landscape of wooded hillsides and a lake. Although the home is very...

Florida Man

Florida Man takes an alligator into a liquor store. Florida Man shoots gun at hurricane. Florida Man kidnaps scientist to make his dog immortal. Florida Man tries to force KFC employee to reopen restaurant...

Zero Real Estate

Situated Swiss Alps in the Toggenburg region, the Zero Real Estate pop-up hotel is as close to nature as it gets. The three open-air suites are nothing more than a double bed and two nightstands sitting on...

Ramat HaSharon Pavilion House

A series of sleek concrete cubes form the minimalist facade of the Ramat HaSharon Pavilion House. Intricate screens continue the geometric theme, filtering in light while adding texture to the flat...

East Lake House

Comprised of two separate dwellings, the East Lake House is a weathered weekend retreat in Montauk. The individual gabled structures serve as the main house and a garage with guest accommodations. Both are...