More stories about Outbuildings

  • tower house, leander, texas

    Rather than remodel an old one-bedroom cottage as their main house, a Texas couple asked Andersson•Wise Architects to convert it into communal living space and to build this new tower for sleeping quarters adjacen

  • the shack at hinkle farm, upper tract, w.v.

    After purchasing 27 acres of land in Upper Tract, W.V., Jeffery Broadhurst, AIA, thought long and hard about what to put there. He ultimately came up with a “shack” that may be a step up from camping but still has arc

  • the rolling huts, mazama, wash.

    Tom Kundig, FAIA, likens his six Rolling Huts to “a little Thoreau hut on Walden Pond,” but Henry David Thoreau never had it so sweet.

  • the six, tucson, ariz.

    The houses in this Arizona infill development didn't have anywhere to turn. Built on the back sections of deep lots, four of the six face private drives and the fences of nearby buildings.

  • farmhouse of ideas

    The Progessive Farmer magazine has long been devoted to helping the modern farmer manage the challenges and benefits of country living, including family and home life, but it had never put much focus on houses.

  • gehry-designed guesthouse on the move

    A 2,300-square-foot guesthouse designed by Frank Gehry, FAIA, is being moved from its original home near Lake Minnetonka in Wayzata, Minn., to a conference center operated by the University of St. Thomas.

  • under the lotus

    Inspired by the main house's ultraefficient plan, the clients came up with the idea of embedding sleeping berths into the studio's floor.

  • pizza porch, dallas

    The site for this northern California house begins in a meadow and continues up a wooded hill. To engage both of these aspects, architect Mark L. Donohue, AIA, divided the copper mesh-covered home into three stepped pavilions that torque to take in variou

  • Music Theory

    The great ones make it look easy. Houses, that is. When a custom home is fully resolved—when the design is inspired, the craftsmanship spot-on, and owner, architect, and builder fully in sync—the result betrays nothing of the effort expended in its creation.

  • sources

    Product information from RADA 2007's winning projects.