outdoor living

Expansive Estate on Nantucket Island: Squam Residence

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 The Squam Residence is a custom family home recently completed by J. Brown Builders, located on Nantucket, an island 30 miles south of Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Nantucket is at once town and country, and one of the greatest gifts it gives us is the reminder that one need not always escape completely […]

Stunning open air pavilion in Texas: Story Pool House

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Story Pool House is an open air pavilion with a living room centered around a swimming pool, designed by architecture studio Lake|Flato, located in Center Point, Texas. The property offers a slice of paradise enveloped by nature, with sensational views over meandering rolling hills. The pool house is a simple, open air pavilion that serves […]

92 Square Foot Backyard Office in Austin by Sett Studio

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This 92 square foot SIP panel, modular, backyard office has been designed by Sett Studio, located in the backyard of a beautiful home in Austin, Texas. The materials used in this outdoor home office are Shou-Sugi-Ban wood siding and Monotread wall sheathing. Burned-wood or charred-wood siding, Shou-Sugi-Ban is Japanese wood treatment used in various elements […]

Efficient design and grand views exhibited by Waterfall House

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Waterfall House is a single family residence tucked away in the rolling hills of West Lake, in Austin, Texas, recently completed by Dick Clark + Associates. The home features efficient design and impressive views, a unique single family spec home built to attract a discerning group of potential owners. Though comfortably removed from the thick […]

Contemporary Sprecher House in South Africa by SAOTA

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Sprecher House is a stunning contemporary house design, the vision of SAOTA Architects in collaboration with interior designers ANTONI Associates, located in Hangklip, South Africa. The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous surroundings, which is part of the recently established Sea Farm Private Nature Reserve. Have a look below for a […]

Your perfect patio: Designer decorating for outdoor living

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Patios balance outdoor living at a nearby distance to indoor quarters. You don’t have to get in your car or travel a great distance to relax amidst the great outdoors. However, to optimize the patio experience, one must consider a number of implementations. It’s time to take that vision of the perfect patio outside of […]