Inspired homes in the West

A recycled jumbo jet, Airstream trailer, modern houseboat, and more innovative design

Recycled jet home

Junked jumbo jet becomes dream home

Extreme recycling: Watch a cutting-edge house take wing in the Malibu hills

mobile home layout

Small-space style in an architect's Airstream

Small-space style ideas from a landscape architect's Airstream home

Architectural innovation

The Cargotecture movement

Upcycled shipping containers are the new trend in prefab architecture. Take a peek at 8 of the West's most innovative applications

Airstream living space

Stylish living on wheels

Landscape architect Andreas Stavropoulos turns a vintage Airstream trailer into an ultra-cool home. His office? It's on wheels, too.

Houseboat living area

Life and style on a modern houseboat

See what it's like to fall asleep to the sounds of seals and run errands by kayak

Dining room; Zero-waste home

Zero-waste home video tour

Take a tour of Béa and Scott Johnson's low-impact home for inspiration on how to lighten your own carbon footprint

A living room with bright green accent wall in the Modern Cottage Idea House

Readymade backyard cottage

Cool prefab could be studio, office, guest house, or private hideaway

Modern prefab home

Western Home Awards

Discover the winners of our awards for innovative home design in the West


Insider Guides

Places We Love!
Enchantment Resort
For a most soothing Sedona experience, tuck yourself...