Architecture

7 Ways to Turn Your Backyard Into a Summer Oasis

7 Ways to Turn Your Backyard Into a Summer Oasis

One of the best things about Summer in the Pacific Northwest is being able to enjoy time outside. The beautiful weather this time of year far makes up for the dreary Seattle winters, and it means we appreciate the sunshine more than anyone else! This summer, don’t limit yourself when it comes to home decorating- and take the comfort of our indoors outside with these seven outdoor decorating ideas.

Sustainable Designs that are Trending Right Now

Sustainable Designs that are Trending Right Now

Sustainability has emerged as a definite trend in home design and renovation projects. Below we have outlined a collection of top-trending materials and designs for you to consider as you begin your remodel or design process to decrease your carbon footprint and breathe a “green” element into your daily lifestyle.

The Future of Architecture: Unfolding Buildings?

The Future of Architecture: Unfolding Buildings?

Technology continues to evolve where and how we live, and the approaches we take to crafting the spaces we inhabit. BBC Reel recently sat down with David Martyn, chief executive officer of Ten Fold Engineering, to ask an interesting question: Will our future homes build themselves?

A Collection of Premier Modern Homes Around the World

A Collection of Premier Modern Homes Around the World

There is something truly special about the bold yet simplistic architecture of a modern home. Stemming from the International Style of architecture popularized in the 1920s and 1930s, modern homes afford open layouts with connections between indoor and outdoor living spaces, abundant natural light often created through walls of windows, and little ornamentation. February is modern homes month at Sotheby’s International Realty® and to honor this striking approach to architecture, we compiled a collection of inspiring modern homes from around the network, spanning coast-to-coast in the United States, to Australia and Greece.