An Open-Air Balcony That Functions Like a Birdcage
The oceanfront porch on this Alys Beach home opens to expansive views of the Gulf Coast
A Lakefront Dock That Embraces Indoor/Outdoor Living
This screened dock on Hog Pen Creek in Austin, Texas takes its design cues from the home's numerous indoor/outdoor living spaces
Finding the Best Angle—a Lake Austin Dock Framed to Fit the Home’s Sight Lines
This two-tiered waterfront dock on Lake Austin was constructed on an angle to provide homeowners with the best views of the lake from every room in the house
A London Pub on the Lake
This custom home on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka incorporates the homeowners' love for London into its antique walnut bar
This hillside custom home offers 360-degree views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina
Framing Arizona: Capturing Views While Keeping Cool
Contemporary custom home with views in every room that capture and celebrate the natural beauty of four mountain ranges.
Guest Column: Blurred Lines
Using floor-to-ceiling sliding or folding glass doors is an effective means of enhancing the connection between interior spaces and the outdoors.
Design Details: Above the Fray
In a densely populated Seattle neighborhood, two adjacent infill sites were developed: The Lookout and Shake Shacks
Design Detail: Moody Blues Between Home Offices
See the creative solution for keeping his and her home offices separate and private
Design Detail: Brick by Brick
A brick ceiling provides a more architecturally interesting treatment than, say, plaster.
Design Details: Stairways
This staircase not only connects the first and second floors; it opens the house to the backyard.
Design Details: The Transparent Fireplace
A remodel that has heft and lets the light shine through
Design Details: Easy Stair
A steel staircase would be too expensive, but the exposed timbers inside provided inspiration