Living in a Bubble: 15 Privacy-Free Transparent Houses
Sometimes, beautiful views of your surroundings simply trump the need for privacy. Living in a bubble isn’t so bad when you’re in a remote location ...
Hover Houses: 12 Cliff-Clinging Homes with a View
Swim to the edge of an infinity pool that feels as if it’s going to pour right out into the sea, or stand on a glass-walled balcony hanging off a ...
House of Metal: 15 Steel and Aluminum-Clad Residences
Durable, reflective and often becoming even more beautiful with exposure to the elements, metal is an unusual choice in exterior treatment for houses. These 15 ...
Surrealist Disaster-Proof Structures for Dangerous Locations
Some spots are such beautiful potential locations for a home, yet repeated natural disasters make them inhospitable for all but the strongest and most durable ...
Alley Stack: Brooklyn Home Made of 5 Shipping Containers
A tiny slice of real estate in Brooklyn is now an affordable, low-impact multi-level residence made of five stacked and renovated shipping containers. ...
House in Reverse: Rooftop Driveway Leads to Hillside Home
Most people with single-family homes are used to pulling up into their driveways and then ascending flights of stairs to get to the living spaces. But in this ...
Half Abandoned: Twin Townhouses Tell Two-Sided Stories
Physically conjoined but separately sold upon construction, the lives of paired buildings (ones that share a common wall) can diverge dramatically as this ...
Fit for a Villain: 12 Surprisingly Homey Underground Lairs
Ranging from renovated missile silos to stunning modern homes built into hillsides, these 12 underground lairs are ideal for villainous activities.
Private Playgrounds: 13 Amazingly Fun Houses
Fun and unexpected features like slides, pirate ship forts, indoor skate parks, tree houses and trap doors turn these 13 homes into private playgrounds.
Domestic Daredevils: 12 Insanely Cool Home Climbing Walls
From small and kid-friendly to rugged and challenging, these 12 indoor climbing walls turn living rooms, bedrooms and more into scalable surfaces.