More stories about Outbuildings

  • Skyline Residence, Bend, Ore.

    Skyline Residence was designed as a guest house, but its first job was to provide a temporary living space on the owners’ remote property while their main house was under construction. The arrangement has had multiple benefits, says architect Robert Miller, FAIA, “because the owners are learning...

  • Prefab Pavilion Highlights Salvaged Materials

    Reclaimed wood and glass bottles make up a 213-square-foot outbuilding.

  • The iPhone-Controlled Home

    The future is now. Here's how to control your home with your smartphone.

  • 10 Top Design Trends of 2012

    There was a lot to love in this year's home designs, but here are the design trends that matter most.

  • Bucolic Bliss on Reinvention House Tour

    While everyone enjoyed all four beautiful homes on the Reinvention 2012 house tour last week, the one people really couldn’t stop talking about was Crab Tree Farm.

  • Students Build a Rolling Pig Pen

    Moskow Linn Architects and the Studio North summer program help pigs live high on the hog.

  • Inspiring Live/Work Spaces

    The proliferation of portable devices means more people can work from home. But working at home doesn’t have to be dull and uninspiring.

  • Design Details: Pools

    A well thought-out pool can add value to a home and a luxurious touch to an outdoor space.

  • Pavilions to Protect and Connect

    These sophisticated open-sided structures provide stylish shelter and allow occupants to experience nature.

  • Award-Winning Custom Outdoor Projects

    Custom Home editors have compiled a slideshow featuring the winners in the Outdoor Spaces and Accessory Building categories from our recent Custom Home Design Awards.