The objective of this San Diego home’s design was to provide outstanding function for families in an experiential design that challenges the architectural status quo. The exterior speaks to sophisticated tastes, balancing the rich massing of Spanish traditions with a striking presentation of contemporary elements and details. The ceiling volumes, […]

Situated within a dense urban setting in Playa Vista, Calif., with a limited site area, this Best in American Living Platinum Award-winning community makes an ideal laboratory for reinventing the fundamentals of shelter. Departing from the characteristics of conventional three-story residences, these living spaces are configured to maximize outdoor-living opportunities […]

Our Home of the Week, Waterleaf of Grand Rapids, Mich., received judges comments like “wood done well” when it won a Best in American Living Silver Award for One-of-a-Kind Custom Home (4,501-6000 square feet). Every exterior element of Waterleaf is purposefully natural—from the wood doors, to the cedar shake siding, […]

Part of an 11-unit development nestled in the urban center of Houston, our Home of the Week, Becker at Porch Street on Adele, maintains a welcoming elevation and front porch that faces outward to the street. Green spaces and outdoor living areas give a sense of privacy, while not alienating […]

A low-maintenance, National Green Building Standard Gold-certified home in a gated community facing a small lake, Orlando’s Sloane Modern is designed so the majority of rooms can take advantage of the water views. It’s also our Home of the Week! A sculptural staircase, distinctive lighting fixtures, soaring ceilings, TV niche […]