2012 Most Popular Projects - DS

  • The 25-foot-long Airstream currently is parked on a residential site in Santa Barbara, Calif.

    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.

  • Urban Infill House in Buffalo Captures the Light

    Buffalo-based architect Adam Sokol focuses on daylighting, views, and outdoor connections in this urban infill project.

  • Custom Homes Strive for Energy Independence

    This collection of custom houses strives for energy independence and minimal impact on the land.

  • West LA Family Arts Compound

    Problem solving is one of the most important missions of the architecture profession, but practitioners doing urban infill work usually have more than their fair share of challenges to overcome. Designed by Studio 0.10, this single-family residence in Los Angeles is a perfect example of the...

  • Suburban Home Down Under Clings to Cliffside

    A spectacular custom house in Australia clings to a cliffside that could be at the end of the world rather than the end of a suburban neighborhood. The structure perches at the edge of a continent, but also at the balance point between the force of nature and the reach of human aspiration.

  • Award-Winning Architectural Interiors

    The transformation of these interior spaces through thoughtful architecture was worthy of notice from our design award juries.

  • Residential Roof Deck Review

    Sitting on a roof can feel like sitting on top of the world. And considering how little it takes to make a roof habitable, a deck up top may deliver the biggest bang for the buck in residential construction.

  • Modern Farmhouse by Barnes Vanze Architects

    For this new house in rural Virginia, architect Stephen J. Vanze looked to nearby agrarian structures and the bucolic hillside site for design inspiration. The result is a luxurious custom home perched above the Shenandoah Valley that mimics building forms inherent to the region, while its casual...

  • 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.

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