August 15, 2017

This Vacation Rentals Site Is Like Airbnb for People Who Love Architecture

Vacation planning offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Services like Airbnb help to foster these getaways by letting you live like a local in an area home. And sometimes, these accommodations are the best part of the trip. Building on this idea is PlansMatter, a rental service that’s geared towards design-minded and architecture-loving travelers.

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April 6, 2017

Eye-Opening History of Round Homes and Why Curves Matter in Architecture

Who says you have to live in a rectangular house? In fact, a quick look at the history of architecture tells us that many indigenous cultures relied on circular dwellings. And lately, they are undergoing a resurgence with tiny home enthusiasts looking to maximize space or green homeowners seeking energy efficient options. What makes round architecture so appealing? “If people do not have angles then we should not live in boxes,” declared architect Charles Deaton.

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February 9, 2017

17 Churches Creatively Converted Into Modern Homes

Whether it's vaulted arches or stained glass windows, the unique features of church architecture make for awe-inspiring spaces. But what happens when these majestic buildings fall out of use? In the hands of some clever homes owners, these churches are being restored and converted into incredible, modern homes. Converted church homes are springing up around the globe, with designers and architects showing their creativity to rework the spaces.

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November 25, 2016

Rustic Creekside Barn Beautifully Converted Into Cozy Contemporary Home

In 1987, acclaimed architect Roderick James transformed a crumbling concrete home into a beautiful barn house. Known as the Seagull House, the charming abode is situated along Old Mill Creek in Devon, England. With its timber construction and rustic aesthetic, the spacious and sunny Seagull House showcases James’ avant-garde approach to architecture.

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