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.
Over the years we've brought you all types of unusual vacation stays, from an evening in an 18th-century French chateau...
If you’ve ever been to a port city, you’ve probably seen shipping containers.
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.
North America's tallest single-family home is back on the market.
In 1973, architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory outside of Barcelona.
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.
When two seemingly disparate subjects come together, they can produce a visual enchantment we would've never imagined otherwise.
Self-taught photographer Thibaud Poirier points and shoots his camera at the interiors of Berlin's most stunning buildings in his new...
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.
There is almost no setting more perfect for a living space than the stunning Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Australian architecture firm ArchiBlox has created an eco-friendly home that was constructed in just six weeks' time.