Thanks to a wooden foundation covered in mirrors, the Mima Light Floating House appears to levitate above the ground on which it sits. Its modular design keeps environmental impact to a minimum, and allows for installation in a variety of spots where traditional building methods would be difficult. The interior is outfitted with wooden panels on the floor, walls, and ceiling, high-end fixtures, and a minimal bath and kitchen, while the exterior is clad in a combination of aluminum and laminated glass. Available in 9m and 12m varieties, but sadly for those us of in the States, only in the EU.The Fitzroy is a High Line gem clad in green terra cotta and copper-clad oak with 14 homes that rival any high-end hotel. Designed by Roman & Williams, the same firm behind the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel and the Ace Hotel New York, the homes range in size from two to five bedrooms, and each has details like chevron oak floors, 11′ ceilings, north and south exposures, custom kitchens with integrated appliances and marble countertops, and bathrooms with copper soaking tubs, steam showers, and slab marble walls and floors. In addition, each has access to its own secure wine locker, storage room, the fitness center, the rooftop lounge, and children’s art studio.Located about 100 miles north of New York City, the Hudson Woods development offers city dwellers the chance to own a weekend home or end-of-the-world hideout within a short drive from their jobs and expensive apartments. This 130-acre site will eventually be home to 26 glass-and-timber, cabin-like dwellings. Designed by an architect and meticulously put together, your biggest choice when buying one is whether you want the natural cedar exterior or the handsome blackened cedar. Even the furniture has been chosen for you from local makers. Lot choices go up to 12 acres in size, and a slew of upgrades are available — everything from a blackened steel-and-walnut kitchen island to a fruit tree grove. There’s even a well-designed, $40,000 treehouse option for the kids.Presented by Hudson Woods