From the traditional to the eccentric
To celebrate our fair country’s 240th birthday, we’ve rounded up seven U.S. homes that showcase the diversity of American design. From a traditional brick house to a sleek mountain retreat, these houses show that anything goes when it comes to dreaming up your ideal home.
Built on a steep slope overlooking a lake in Texas, this three-story vertical house by Lake|Flato Architectsfeatures an exposed-steel frame and an exterior staircase.
Italian postmodern architect and father of the Memphis movement Ettore Sotsass designed this colorful and geometric house in Maui. It is one of only three private residences Sotsass built in the U.S.
The 1787 Federalist-era mansion Kentucky Bourbon House is steeped in local history and was, until recently, run as a bed-and-breakfast by Bourbon Historian Colonel Michael Masters and his wife Margaret Sue Masters.