Idaho-based architect Susan Desko created a house built of untreated steel plate and glass that towers among the trees of its Ketchum, Idaho, landscape. Photo by Sharon Risedorph
Marmol Radziner and Associates created this elegant steel prototype in the California desert for themselves and their new daughter, Emilia. Photo by Daniel Hennessey
“We kept the house simple, but we did spring for the metalwork,” says the resident of this steel-accented home in Seattle.
Inspired by a never-performed symphony, architect Steven Holl designed the house in chunks corresponding to the sheet music, clad in copper for a glowing effect. Photos by Iwan Baan
In the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site. Photos by Hertha Hurnaus