A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin
Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer. Mixing new efficient systems with old upcycled materials, they keep it weird while keeping it green. Photo by Brent Humphreys.
In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one 30 inches off the ground—dramatically elevating its aesthetic appeal. Photo by David Allee.
A Sustainable Midcentury Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn. Photo by Jeff Heatley.
Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland
Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family. Photo by Lincoln Barbour.
A Picturesque Desert Prefab
Jim Murren’s prefab house in Sin City, designed by Marmol Radziner, is as artful as it is art-filled, thanks to an asymmetrical arrangement of solids and voids. Photo by Jill Paider.
Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon
The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean Moore. Photo by Gary Tarleton.
Clifftop House With Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape. Photo by Cristóbal Palma.
A change of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, neighborhood for Rick and Susan Moreland meant a chance to create a thoroughly modern house that owes its sleek, sustainable form to its vernacular roots. Photo by João Canziani.
A Renovated Tribeca Loft with Skylight
American history lives on in a family’s Tribeca, New York, loft after a renovation by a couple of enterprising architects. Photo by João Canziani.
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.