A hearth is the heart of a home, even in a summer getaway. In this open-plan house in Denmark, life revolves around a towering brick chimney, which holds three fireplaces, a conventional oven, and a pizza oven.
A chimney with back-to-back indoor and outdoor fireplaces anchors the rear extension of this Manhattan row house.
To preserve the integrity of this 19th-century postman's cottage, architect David Sheppard added a concrete column adjacent to an existing stone chimney along with a new slate chimney.
In this home located halfway between Carmel and Big Sur, California, two earthen chimneys demarcate the transition between kitchen and dining areas, while visually uniting the space.
This green home in southern Bohemia is powered by high-tech solar panels, but draws heat from an age-old source, a simple red chimney.