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More stories about bath

  • bathed in light

    Few New York City apartments enjoy the luxury of unobstructed views in three directions, but this 5,000-square-foot loft—a recent residential architect design award winner for architectural interiors—does.

  • ablution seclusion

    While connecting the kitchen to the rest of the house was a program priority, Prentiss had the opposite goal for the sleeping cabin's bath. He wanted to create an escape from daily life. And so he did. Walking 100 yards through the woods from the main hou

  • mccoy bathroom, alexandria, va.

    Clint Larkan, Associate AIA, is a longtime fan of folded planes, and it shows in what our judges called the “beautifully executed” bath design he created for the McCoy family.

  • interlocking pieces

    The third-floor master bath, part of a new glass-and-copper addition that KUBE Architecture attached to the back of the house, had none of the kitchen's constraints. There were no historic details worth preserving in the privacy of the top floor, so Bloom

  • inside out

    Small, versatile, and sustainable with strong indoor-outdoor ties. These were the goals Tom Lenchek, AIA, had in mind for his own vacation home in the Cascade Mountains. The lone bathroom in this 1,400-square-foot cabin is a microcosm of those ambitions.

  • simply perfect

    Materials in this Houston master bath are not unusual: marble for wet areas, slate floors for slip resistance, and warm walnut cabinetry protected by marine-grade polyurethane. The layout is straightforward: steam shower, soaking tub, and toilet in a row

  • bath: hidden help

    The standard sink fit into the apron of the countertop in Barb and Hans Gasterland's first-floor powder room is a good example of the kinds of design touches that architect Rosemary McMonigal used throughout the house.

  • bath: northwest hybrid

    “We knew we wanted the house to fit its Northwestern context,” says architect Dave Pelletier, “but our clients had a willingness to be adventurous and try new things—like a steel countertop in the master bath.” And so, homeowners and architect commenced their translation of the locale's contextual...

  • attention grabber

    Completing major structural renovations within the confines of an apartment building and under the watchful eyes of the owners' association multiplied Riley's headaches. The building only allows construction during summer months, and bathroom expansions are forbidden because wet areas must be...

  • double dipping

    A vacation home usually promotes languorous living, and no room encourages relaxation like a soothing bath. But sometimes bathing is a practical affair and saving time the essential goal. Instead of balancing these opposing functions—waking up and winding down—in one large room, the two realms were...