German photographer Ken Schluchtmann has documented over 12,000 miles of Norway’s rugged landscape—including this stunning viewing pavilion along a body of water.
This three-story "sauna tower" on a Hudson Valley property has a sauna at its base. The screened-in second level includes a table and chairs for enjoying an outdoor meal, while a swing on the tower’s top level provides a perch to take in the surrounding birch trees.
A petite 1,300-square-foot patch of green in Brooklyn is punctuated by a small outbuilding. The 5-foot-by-11-foot studio was designed by architect Nicholas Hunt and completed for just under $1,200.
This run-down row house in Boston was transformed into a quiet urban oasis by Lyle Bradley for his family. The backyard sports a sequence of raised flower and vegetable beds and two green roofs—one atop a detached workshop and other atop the back entrance.
Linda Hutchins and John Montague hired Works Partnership Architecture to turn a former warehouse and auto repair shop in Portland, Oregon, into a versatile live-work space. The living areas and an office are arranged in an open layout around a central atrium that is open to the outdoors.
This 44-square-foot prefabricated trailer prototype, designed by Sprouting Sprocket Studio, can be towed behind a vehicle or parked in a backyard.