architecture

Michigan Lake House

Michigan Lake House

On a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, architects Desai Chia collaborated with Environment Architects (AOR) of Traverse City, to create what was to become a…

Back Country House

Back Country House

When David Maurice of New Zealand’s LTD Architectural set his mind to creating his own version of the backcountry hut, he settled on a…

F+G Cajititlán Terrace

F+G Cajititlán Terrace

When architects Jaime Copado & Francisco Sarabia were tasked with creating an airy diaphanous, open house for a client, they could quickly see why….

Living Unit on Ljubljana Castle

Living Unit on Ljubljana Castle

While the idea of modular, temporary shelter houses is not new, this design created by Slovenian architecture firm OFIS Architects is one of the…

The Long Studio

The Long Studio

The 30×40 Design Workshop on Mount Desert Island on the midcoast of Maine got its name from the simple floor dimensions of their signature…

Underhill House

Underhill House

The Underhill House in Matincock, New York was a special challenge for Architect Paul Masa.  The owners, a young couple just starting a family,…

Forest House

Forest House

Down a winding gravel road beyond the vineyards of Mendocino County in Northern California, Envelope A+D founder Douglas Burnham was commissioned to create an…

Shelton Marshall Residence

Shelton Marshall Residence

When El Dorado architects were commissioned to create an urban family home in the Westside district of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, they decided to…

Cap Ferret Poolside Cabin

Cap Ferret Poolside Cabin

One of the winners of the prestigious Architizer A+ Awards for 2017 was the French architectural firm Atelier du Pont for their idyllic Holiday Poolside…

South Coast of Landes House

South Coast of Landes House

Working up from a pre-existing built-in basement, Pargade Architecte developed this tradition-breaking two-story bungalow house in Hossegor, France.  Utilizing wood and steel in the…

The Mango House

The Mango House

In honor of the many mango trees dominating the area, the Mango House blends perfectly with the natural environment surrounding it. Rather than disturb…

Micro House

Micro House

When architect Elizabeth Herrmann was commissioned to create a “beautiful, tiny, energy-efficient home”, she took up the challenge to make a small house that…

Wulf House

Wulf House

Rising above Chile’s Lake Llanquihue, architect Sebastián Bruna of Pe+Br+Re Arquitectos created an expansive three-story family home that is focused on the extraordinary visas…

Hide Out House

Hide Out House

Frank Gehry has been labeled as ‘the most important architect of our age’ for his groundbreaking design work in such edifices as the Guggenheim…

S+J House

S+J House

At first glance, the S+J House outside the city of Pinamar in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina appears to be a rather plain…

Vipp Shelter

Vipp Shelter

A “plug & play getaway,” the Vipp Shelter ($585,000) offers an escape from the urban chaos in a 55m2 all-inclusive retreat that comes with -literally- everything…