Mackenzie Cummings-Grady

Lake|Flato Designs a Texas Home Protected Against Floodwaters and Prying Eyes

Facing a site exposed to floodwater and neighbors’ views, Lake|Flato used a variety of strategies to make this family home work.

Facing a site exposed to floodwater and neighbors’ views, Lake|Flato used a variety of strategies to make this family home work.

SCHAUM/SHIEH Designed This New Houston Gallery to Feel Like It Could “Scatter Like Cards”

The building will be operated by the Transart Foundation, an organization that explores the connections between art and anthropology.

Adjacent to the project’s primary structure is a smaller, secondary building with an artist’s residence and studio.Courtesy SCHAUM/SHIEH Adjacent to the project’s primary structure is a smaller, secondary building with an artist’s residence and studio.Courtesy SCHAUM/SHIEH Show Caption Hide Caption Courtesy Peter Molick Show Caption Hide Caption Courtesy SCHAUM/SHIEH Show Caption Hide Caption Courtesy Peter Molick Show Caption Hide Caption…

Using the Wind, This Home Tells Its Residents When It’s Time to Surf

Bates Masi + Architects designed this modern house in Amagansett, New York for a family of water sports enthusiasts.

Bates Masi + Architects designed this modern house in Amagansett, New York for a family of water sports enthusiasts.

Rick Joy Uses Concrete to Carve a Secluded Escape on a Tropical Island

This minimalist concrete residence in the in the Turks and Caicos archipelago balances privacy with sweeping ocean views.

This 3,150-square-foot-residence balances privacy with sweeping ocean views.

Superkül Designs a Minimalist, Charred Wood–Clad House in the Toronto Suburbs

The 4,752-square-foot residence was designed to showcase an art collection while maximizing the potential for indoor-outdoor spaces.

The 1,400-square-foot residence was designed to showcase an art collection while maximizing the potential for indoor-outdoor spaces.

Inspired by Nature and Traditional Regional Architecture, wHY Designs a Bold Exterior for This House in Thailand

The 8,000-square-foot riverside residence in the city of Chiang Mai features two pavilions wrapped in shingled canopies.

The ground floor living room and dining room inside the main pavilion spill out onto outdoor terraces and are connected by a pool.Courtesy Spaceshift Studio The ground floor living room and dining room inside the main pavilion spill out onto outdoor terraces and are connected by a pool.Courtesy Spaceshift Studio Show Caption Hide Caption The dining room connects to a…

Clad in Weathering Steel, This Oakland Hills Remodel Packs Sustainable Features

Designed by Faulkner Architects, the 3,000-square-foot residence strives to visually (and ecologically) defer to its wooded surroundings.

Designed by Faulkner Architects, the 3,000-square-foot residence strives to visually (and ecologically) defer to its wooded surroundings.

Anne Fougeron Transforms an ‘Unlivable’ Victorian House into a Colorful Contemporary Residence

Located on a narrow lot in San Francisco's Noe Valley, the design breathed new life into a historically-protected 1920’s house.

Located on a narrow lot in San Francisco’s Noe Valley, the design breathed new life into a historically-protected 1920’s house.

Omar Gandhi’s Minimalist House in Nova Scotia Immerses Its Residents in a Serene Coastline

Located along the Tusket River, the low-slung residence is clad in locally-sourced cedar and floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors.

Located in Nova Scotia, the low-slung residence is clad in locally-sourced cedar and floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors.

Bates Masi Drew Inspiration From a World War II Lookout For This Long Island House

The firm used a nearby historical landmark as a blueprint for the 2,300-square-foot residence.

The firm used a nearby historical landmark as a blueprint for the 2,300-square-foot residence.

Superkül Reveals How It Designed Two Nature-Inspired Aesop Stores

The Toronto firm, headed by Meg Graham and Andre D’Elia, designed two stores for the skincare brand in Canada and Hawaii with the goal of connecting customers to their natural surroundings.

The Toronto firm, headed by Meg Graham, designed two stores for the skincare brand in Canada and Hawaii with the goal of connecting customers to their natural surroundings.

A Devastated Tree Species Finds a Second Life in This Michigan Lake House

Architecture firm Desai Chia, working with local Michigan practice Environmental Architects, used Ash trees killed by an invasive species for this dwelling perched 100 feet above Lake Michigan.

Architecture firm Desai Chia, working with local Michigan practice Environmental Architects, used Ash trees killed by an invasive species for this dwelling perched 100 feet above Lake Michigan.

MVRDV Reveals 13-Story Office Design in Łódź, Poland

The Fabryczna offices, clad in multi-colored brick and glass, are part of a wider initiative to revitalize the downtown of the Polish city.

The Fabryczna offices, clad in multi-colored brick and glass, are part of a wider initiative to revitalize the downtown of the Polish city.

BIG Releases New Smithsonian Master Plan

The new plan responds to pushback from some preservationists and members of the public, preserving the existing landscape while expanding upon The Smithsonian's existing facilities.

The new plan responds to pushback from some preservationists and members of the public, preserving the existing landscape while expanding upon The Smithsonian’s existing facilities.

St. Louis Arch Renovations Aim to Revitalize an Eero Saarinen and Dan Kiley Landscape

The St. Louis Arch redesign was 70 years in the making; now Saarinen and Kiley's project will make a fresh debut this July.

The St. Louis Arch redesign was 70 years in the making; now Eero Saarinen and Dan Kiley’s project will make a fresh debut this July.