In Columbus, Indiana, Eero Saarinen’s legendary 1952 Miller House, embraces its sourrounding with large glass walls. In the main living room, the pillows in the sunken seating area changed colors with the seasons: reds for the autumn and winter, and lighter pastels for the warmer months.
In Charlottesville, Virginia, a landscape design by Anna Boeschenstein of Grounded Landscape Architecture & Design makes enjoying the woods of a steep site an easy experience: “It’s like comfortable camping, all the time,” says resident Elizabeth Birdsall.
There's no need to look to the outdoors to enjoy the colder months in this 215-square-foot studio outside of Dublin, Ireland. A traditional wood-burning stove by Swedish manufacturer Contura keeps things toast all year long.
Just outside of Washington, D.C., Boston practice Höweler + Yoon Architecture created a multigenerational family home that looks out on a grove of towering trees thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows by Sunshine Glass.
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House by designer Omer Arbel is an angular ode to rural life. Expansive accordion doors join together in a sharp angle when shut, but when they’re open the crook competely disappears—as does the barrier between outside and in.