Houses

January 13, 2017

Illustrations of Fantastical Homes for Beloved Fairy Tale Characters

When two seemingly disparate subjects come together, they can produce a visual enchantment we would've never imagined otherwise. Illustrator Federico Babina is known for his creative mashups like Archilife, which paired movie stars with homes designed by famous architects. He’s recently unveiled his latest series called Architale that’s in the same vein—this time, it focuses on fairy tale architecture.

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October 22, 2016

Grass Roof Home Is Built Into the Ground for Energy-Conserving Camouflage

There is almost no setting more perfect for a living space than the stunning Colorado Rocky Mountains. When architecture, construction, and development firm GLUCK+ was hired to construct a house in the area, the architects made sure their work integrated harmoniously with the beautiful landscape. Their solution was the House in the Mountains, a green-roofed guesthouse that’s partially buried underground and perfectly blends in with its surroundings.

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February 23, 2016

Family Transforms Ordinary Cattle Barns into Luxurious Living Spaces

You've probably heard of condominiums, but what about barndominiums? Thanks to Morton Buildings, they're becoming a housing trend in North Texas. For over 15 years, the construction company has specialized in transforming ordinary barns into extravagant spaces. Often, these barndominiums are used as “hobby houses,” where people pay homage to their passions like big game hunting or car racing. For Paul and Judy Pogue, however, it's the site of their luxurious home.

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October 21, 2014

$95-Million Penthouse Offers Breathtaking Views of New York City 1,396 Feet Above the Ground

A new landmark will soon be joining the iconic New York City skyline: 432 Park Avenue, the address of a 1,396-foot condo tower that is now the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere. Located on Park Avenue between 56th and 57th streets in midtown Manhattan, the 96-story skyscraper offers 104 units at 30,000 square feet each, with prices ranging from $16.95 million to a whopping $95 million for the best penthouse suite.

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