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  1. 7 Quiet, Private Gardens
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    7 Quiet, Private Gardens

    Walled off from the world, these outdoor sanctuaries are perfectly suited for contemplation or reading.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.20.15

  2. These Modern Glass Homes Shatter Conventions
    Houses We Love

    These Modern Glass Homes Shatter Conventions

    Bright and airy, it's crystal clear why we love these glass homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.27.15

  3. 6 Modern Corrugated Metal Facades
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    6 Modern Corrugated Metal Facades

    Corrugated metal cladding lends these homes a charming, rough around the edges quality.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.28.15

  4. Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin
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    Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin

    Lawrence Halprin galvanized people into action with his grand cityscapes. The landscape architects of today are following his example—but at a different scale.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    06.01.15

  5. 5 Spaces with Whitewashed Brick Walls
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    5 Spaces with Whitewashed Brick Walls

    Take it from these spaces, a few coats of white paint on brick walls can turn an industrial environment into a luminous one without losing texture.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.03.15

  6. Cutting-Edge Dorms Embrace The Landscape with No Need for Elevators or Interior Stairs
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    Cutting-Edge Dorms Embrace The Landscape with No Need for Elevators or Interior Stairs

    A pair of innovative dorm buildings push boundaries without showing off or upstaging their setting.

    written by: William Lamb
    06.06.15

  7. 7 Bold Bathroom Design Statements
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    7 Bold Bathroom Design Statements

    From creative tile to unusual tubs, a singular strong design move can turn the bathroom into a modern design sanctuary.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.09.15

  8. Virginia is for (Architecture) Lovers: 6 Modern Homes in the Old Dominion
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    Virginia is for (Architecture) Lovers: 6 Modern Homes in the Old Dominion

    Though it's the oldest state—or, commonwealth—in the nation, Virginia contains some boldly forward-thinking homes. Here are a few of our favorites.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.17.15

  9. 7 Modern Backsplashes That Defy the Norm
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    7 Modern Backsplashes That Defy the Norm

    From penny tile to raised relief to bold color, some backsplashes are distinctive enough to characterize an entire kitchen on their own. Here are a bunch of the best.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.09.15

  10. We Recommend

    7 Inspiring Staircases

    These modern staircases are a tier above.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.19.15

  11. Rooms We Love

    In Vein: How to Use Marble in the Kitchen

    We've recently mused on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit. These five homes show that the striated stone is apt for applications far beyond the...

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    06.25.15

  12. Houses We Love

    6 Cabin Getaways We Love

    With the summer season heating up, these charming cottages will have you feeling a different type of cabin fever.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    07.06.15

  13. 13 Ways to Use Limestone in the Home
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    13 Ways to Use Limestone in the Home

    Easy to cut and carve, readily available, and long-lasting, these homes display the variety of uses for limestone in the modern home.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    07.24.15

  14. This Mexico City Restaurant Is a Showcase of Local Materials and Traditions
    Rooms We Love

    This Mexico City Restaurant Is a Showcase of Local Materials and Traditions

    The menu isn't the only thing with a modern Mexican twist at this upscale restaurant in the capital city.

    07.27.15

  15. 7 Questions for Marc Kushner
    Dwell on Design

    7 Questions for Marc Kushner

    All right, we've all heard of "The Social Network" by now, but have you heard of Architizer, the social network for architects and designers? It's a site that's (thankfully) not populated...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.15.11

  16. Visiting the Parrish Art Museum
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    Visiting the Parrish Art Museum

    In our October Modern Across America issue, we previewed the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum, designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron with interiors by Konstantin Grcic. Last week, we had...

    written by: Maggie Nolin
    11.15.12

  17. Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul
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    Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul

    Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture...

    written by: Philip Kennicott
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    04.08.13

  18. Modern Homes in Tennessee
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    Modern Homes in Tennessee

    Though a modern aesthetic is not quite the norm for homes in the Volunteer State, some plucky architects and designers have built their own contemporary oases.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.16.13

  19. 5 Home Design Solutions in Japan
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    5 Home Design Solutions in Japan

    These five homes in Japan solve a variety of problems, whether it’s a lack of square footage, privacy, or lighting.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.09.13

  20. On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports
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    On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports

    Concrete, usability, and open layouts incline extreme sport enthusiasts toward modern architecture. From snow to the surf, these homes demonstrate a healthy, happy relationship between living and...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.19.13

  21. 7 Homes that Make Great Use of Concrete
    Houses We Love

    7 Homes that Make Great Use of Concrete

    Often considered cold and minimal, concrete pairs well with natural landscapes and can be a surprisingly inviting interior treatment. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite examples.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.20.14

  22. Beautiful Homes in the Middle of Nowhere
    Houses We Love

    Beautiful Homes in the Middle of Nowhere

    Sometimes the best architecture is the hardest to find. Here's our chance to admire a crop of stunning houses in very remote locales.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.09.15

  23. 5 Urban Apartments We Love
    Houses We Love

    5 Urban Apartments We Love

    From Bucharest to London, these apartments bring modern design to the heart of the city.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.17.15

  24. 7 Stunning Homes Perched High Above the Pacific Ocean
    Houses We Love

    7 Stunning Homes Perched High Above the Pacific Ocean

    From the cliffs of Chile to the Hawaiian Islands, here are seven modern homes with magnificent views of Earth's largest ocean.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.09.15

  25. Modern Architecture Across China
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    Modern Architecture Across China

    Though its stratospheric skylines are iconic, the true extent of China's modernist movement is shrouded in mystery to many outsiders. Here, we've selected a few of the nation's most impressive...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.21.15

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