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  • Taylor Beach House by SPFarchitects

    Taylor Beach House by SPF:architects

    SPF:architects has recently completed renovations on the Taylor Beach House in Malibu, CA, a 1977 home originally designed by  Jerrold E. Lomax. The Taylor Beach House is well appointed with 5,000 square feet of modern living space, 50 feet of beach frontage, and unobstructed ocean views from each floor. Discover more after the jump. More

  • Outward Bound by Heliotrope Architects

    Outward Bound by Heliotrope Architects

    Seattle-based firm Heliotrope Architects completely redesigned this stunning waterfront retreat located on Orcas Island in Washington State. In updating the interior and exterior, the design firm opened up the home to scenic water and mountain views beyond which had been previously closed off. Take a look at the complete story after the jump. More

  • Cortina by Heliotrope Architects

    Cortina by Heliotrope Architects

    Heliotrope Architects designed this stunning italian restaurant for James Beard-recognized chef Ethan Stowell located in Seattle, Washington. The architects aimed to create a light filled space of relaxed elegance with a strong connection to the street, lobby and the courtyard. Take a look at the complete story after the jump. More

  • Little House by mwworks

    Little House by mwworks

    mwworks designed Little House, a 1,140-square-foot retreat nestled into the forest overlooking Hood Canal on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. “The small footprint ultimately served as an effective tool to govern the design process,” note the architects. “Focus was placed on the essentials…extras were edited out by desire and necessity.” The cabin is clad […] More

  • Klotski Building by Graham Baba Architects

    Klotski Building by Graham Baba Architects

    Graham Baba Architects designed this mixed use building in Seattle, Washington, that features externally mounted sliding metal sun screens (the screens reference the sliding tiles found in a klotski, a puzzle game), which give the building its name. The project is a lively infill building that reflects and elevates the mixed industrial and commercial neighborhood […] More

  • Lone Madrone by Heliotrope Architects

    Lone Madrone by Heliotrope Architects

    Seattle-based firm Heliotrope Architects designed this inspiring 1,600 sf retreat in the San Juan Islands of Washington state called Lone Madrone. The clients desired a low-impact home with a strong connection to land and sea. The design solution utilizes a simple ‘wedge’ shape geometry, mimicking the hillside slope beyond, and is tucked into a natural […] More

  • Balcones Residence by Clayton & Little

    Balcones Residence by Clayton & Little

    Austin and San Antonio, Texas-based Clayton & Little recently completed the remodel of a 1950s house originally designed by Roland Roessner, a University of Texas professor and prominent architect of modern-style homes. Take a look at the complete story after the jump. More

  • Luuwit Park by Skylab Architecture

    Discover The Otherworldly Luuwit Park by Skylab Architecture

    Skylab Architecture, in association with landscape architects 2.ink Studio created this 16-acre park in Portland, Oregon. The centerpiece of the park is a multipurpose shelter made from a series of interconnected equilateral triangles of perforated and galvanised steel plate. The folded angular form takes its inspiration from the triangulated peaks of the surrounding mountains, Native […] More

  • Hotel Saint Cecilia by Clayton & Little

    Hotel Saint Cecilia by Clayton & Little

    Clayton & Little transformed this 1888-vintage Victorian mansion and one-acre campus into an oasis for one of Austin’s treasured boutique hotels. The design preserves the park-like space in the middle of the site in keeping with the original rhythms of the neighborhood. 6 Live Oaks provide the framework for siting four new buildings to complement […] More

  • Hogs for the Cause Family Center by EskewDumezRipple

    Hogs for the Cause Family Center by EskewDumezRipple

    New Orleans-based architecture studio, EskewDumezRipple, designed the Hogs for the Cause Family Center, a 8,200-square-foot Hogs House at the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. The family center serves as a residence for loved ones of patients undergoing treatment at the Children’s Hospital. Take a look at the complete story after the jump. More

  • Coffeebar by Walker Warner Architects and Nicole Hollis

    Coffeebar by Walker Warner Architects and Nicole Hollis

    San Francisco-based Walker Warner Architects and Nicole Hollis Interior Design were in charge of this transformation of a nondescript strip mall building into a bespoke, community-oriented coffee shop located in California’s Silicon Valley. Take a look at the complete story after the jump. More

  • Continental Place Apartment by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

    Continental Place Apartment by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

    Hoedemaker Pfeiffer designed this stunning apartment in Seattle, Washington. The apartment includes guest quarters for when the owner’s daughters visit. The space is quintessentially Seattle in that it captures the eclectic, materially rich spirit of the Pacific Northwest while offering great views of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound. Discover more after the jump. More

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