APRIL 'OUTDOOR' ISSUE PREVIEW: Living Edge-A home on Austin’s outskirts is integrated into its landscape with a massive living roof that supports nearly 200 species of plants and grasses and innumerable local species. Photo by: Dave Mead - Dwell | At Home in the Modern World: Modern Design & Architecture House Tours, Edgeland House, Country Bunker, Chris Brown, Author Chris, Architecture, Cities Living, Glasses House, Modern Design
The shape of the roof eave is designed to allow winter sun into the house while cutting out the hot summer sun.
When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in the 1920s. Fast-forward to today. Not wanting to leave their beloved neighborhood, but hurting for space, they enlisted the help of local design-build firm Ninebark to create a separate living area. | Dwell
Peter Cohen and his wife, Sally, sit in the connected dining-living room, which is a focal point of their Maine home. Lighted in part by high, remote-controlled clerestory windows, the low shelving unit that divides the two spaces incorporates audio components as well. Photo by: Mark Mahaney - Dwell | At Home in the Modern World: Modern Design & Architecture