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  1. Rooms We Love

    5 Ways to Balance Privacy and Natural Light

    It's a classic architectural conundrum: how to admit light while keeping out prying eyes? These 5 examples will provide some inspiration to tackle the problem.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  2. Renovation

    6 Heavenly Converted Churches

    Regardless of your spiritual leanings, these reimagined former churches will have you feeling inspired.

    written by: William Harrison

  3. Houses We Love

    Green, Tiny, Budget-Friendly: 5 Resourceful New Zealand Houses

    These smart houses in New Zealand make significant savings, whether that be in energy, square footage, or cost.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  4. Houses We Love

    6 Mixed-Use Homes That Pack Tons of Functionality Under One Roof

    These multifaceted spaces illustrate just how intricate a “home” can be.

    written by: William Harrison

  5. Houses We Love

    6 Modern Homes with Limestone Designs

    Not only is limestone an abundantly available material, but it also makes a stately addition to most any home.

    written by: William Harrison

  6. House Tours

    Discover the Work of a Leading Seattle Modernist

    A new monograph celebrates the work of northwestern architect Tom Kundig.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  7. Renovation

    These Farmhouses Start Fresh as Modern Homes

    These excitingly varied homes give an idea of what is possible when vernacular design dovetails with modern reinvention.

    written by: William Harrison

  8. Houses We Love

    6 Amazing Waterfront Residences Around the World

    The book Seaside Living (Images Publishing) features incredible beachfront properties. For a dose of architecture envy, check out a few of the jaw-dropping homes here.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  9. 7 Wall-to-Wall Storage Units That Do It All
    Rooms We Love

    7 Wall-to-Wall Storage Units That Do It All

    These room-length units master the art of concealing clutter.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  10. Houses We Love

    7 Cozy Scandinavian Prefabs

    While Americans may pine for prefab-dominated future, in Scandinavia, modular is already a way of life.

    written by: William Harrison

  11. Houses We Love

    5 Minimalist Victorian Renovations

    These homes blend the ornate qualities of a bygone era with the sleek contours of modernism.

    written by: William Harrison

  12. Houses We Love

    7 Woodsy Retreats

    Surrounded by verdant scenery, these modern houses are a lovely escape from civilization.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  13. Houses We Love

    6 Bold Suburban Homes

    Despite facing scrutiny from zoning boards and conservative neighbors, these homes defy the formulaic connotations of suburban architecture.

    written by: William Harrison

  14. Outdoor

    5 Dramatic Yet Tiny Backyard Buildings

    These creative outbuilding designs give new meaning to the phrase "business in the front, party in the back."

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  15. Houses We Love

    5 Sunny, Modern Homes in Florida

    Don't let the winter cold get you down—think warm thoughts with these modern abodes from the Sunshine State.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  16. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes in Former Industrial Buildings

    These dwellings take advantage of their cavernous, industrial pasts.

    written by: William Harrison

  17. A Great Idea

    5 Businesses Run From Shipping Containers

    These versatile structures illustrate that the shipping container craze isn't just centered around home improvement.

    written by: William Harrison

  18. Houses We Love

    6 Modern Retreats in the Forest

    Nestled in the woods, these homes make the case for the great outdoors.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  19. House Tours

    A California Ranch Renovation Opens to the Outdoors

    When a family relocated to Los Angeles, they tapped Montalba Architects to revitalize this 2,400-square-foot home with a simple, open, minimal style in mind.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: John Linden

  20. Product

    6 Ways to Design with Furniture by Arne Jacobsen

    The classic designer's signature and comfortable forms continue to be popular in homes today.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  21. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Colorado Homes

    These houses in Broncos Country prove modern design is alive in the Rocky Mountains.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  22. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Mediterranean Homes

    The Aegean's all-white architecture famously helped inspire Le Corbusier; these five dwellings continue in that proud modern tradition (though not all are as minimalist).

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  23. Houses We Love

    5 Modern South American Homes

    From concrete to wood, these South American homes enjoy nature inside and out.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  24. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes That Glow

    From translucent plastic to neon lights, these modern homes explore unique ways to design with color and illumination.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  25. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Boston Homes

    Boston certainly has the academic edge with these smart, modern homes throughout the city.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin