Beautifully Designed, Notable Homes in Palm Springs

Cruising through the desert city with Buick, where comparisons between houses and cars can be drawn

When discussing the many places that automotive designers mine for inspiration, none seems to come up so frequently as Palm Springs. The small desert city has a giant reputation in the design world—mainly known for its many striking mid-century modern homes and civic buildings. From Richard Neutra‘s Kaufmann House, Albert Frey‘s Frey House II, to John Lautner’s Arthur Elrod House, these homes defined an era. …

Little-Known Frank Lloyd Wright Home For Sale

For $1.2 million, anyone with the resources can snag the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 1,300-square-foot Whiteford-Haddock House. In Michigan (not far from Ann Arbor), the structure features many of the famed architect’s signatures including his sharp angles, sweeping rooms and familiar, comfortable materials. The design dates back to 1939 but it was modified time and time again, ultimately built in 1979. And remarkably, until now, little …

Moscow Home Designed by Zaha Hadid

Located just outside of Moscow, a retro-futuristic home built for Vladislav Doronin is the only private residence Zaha Hadid ever designed. With the only brief being that Doronin wanted to “wake up in the morning and just see blue sky,” Hadid created a fascinating structure whose first floor merges with the forest and a 22-meter high tower rises above the trees. Inside there’s a pool, …