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  1. Midcentury Gem in Canada Saved from the Wrecking Ball
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    Midcentury Gem in Canada Saved from the Wrecking Ball

    A 1940s lake house was given new life and an open-plan update thanks to architect Alain Carle.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    05.09.15

  2. A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase
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    A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

    Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Jack Hobhouse
    06.15.15

  3. 5 Modern Glass Houses
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    5 Modern Glass Houses

    Those in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, the old adage goes. That said, the careful are rewarded with stunning views and a strong connection to the outdoors. Flip through our collection of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.30.13

  4. 5 Disappearing and Invisible Walls
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    5 Disappearing and Invisible Walls

    Now you see it, now you don't. For houses located in warm climates, sometimes the most impactful design move is something you don't even see—we're talking about sliding and accordion walls that...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.15.13

  5. Modern Mountain Retreat in Washington
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    Modern Mountain Retreat in Washington

    Nestled in a subalpine meadow valley in Washington, the Ranchero House is surrounded by a beautiful but demanding landscape. A Seattle family had frequented the area for years, making the three...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    photos by: Stefan Hampden
    10.28.14

  6. Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
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    Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics

    Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Christopher Wahl
    10.30.14

  7. Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation
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    Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation

    A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.

    written by: Robert Landon
    photos by: Brian W. Ferry
    01.17.15

  8. 5 Hudson Valley Homes We Love
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    5 Hudson Valley Homes We Love

    Bright and verdant, these five Hudson Valley homes are a hop, skip, and a jump away from the heart of Manhattan.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.02.15

  9. This Modest Japanese Home is a Surfer's Paradise
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    This Modest Japanese Home is a Surfer's Paradise

    A bright white home facilitates outdoor living within its walls.

    written by: David Rudin
    photos by: Masao Nishikawa
    04.04.15

  10. A Triangular Shape Helps this Minimal House Gain Privacy from Its Neighbors
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    A Triangular Shape Helps this Minimal House Gain Privacy from Its Neighbors

    Barend Koolhaas creates a minimalist gem on a small budget.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    06.05.15

  11. A Modern Addition Gives a London Chef a Dream Kitchen
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    A Modern Addition Gives a London Chef a Dream Kitchen

    Fraher Architects expanded a flat in northwest London to include a kitchen.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Jack Hobhouse
    06.12.15

  12. A Traditional 1920s Bungalow with a Boxy Modern Extension
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    A Traditional 1920s Bungalow with a Boxy Modern Extension

    Tribe Studio gave this classic home outside Sydney a new look.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Peter Bennetts
    06.30.15

  13. 6 Creative Home Offices and Workspaces
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    6 Creative Home Offices and Workspaces

    A good home office makes all the difference in the live-work balance. Your paperwork won't know what hit it.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.13.15

  14. 6 Homes that Restore Life/Work Balance
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    6 Homes that Restore Life/Work Balance

    Crafty design separates life and labor at these functional homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.18.15

  15. Beachside Properties We Love
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    Beachside Properties We Love

    2011’s “Beach Houses We Love” is a perennial favorite. Here, we’ve compiled five more of our most popular waterfront homes.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.25.13

  16. Celebrate Modern Backyards for Earth Day
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    Celebrate Modern Backyards for Earth Day

    We showcase seven swoon-worthy backyards in honor of Earth Day, April 22.

    04.21.14

  17. Modern Wood Pavilion Joins 19th-Century Home
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    Modern Wood Pavilion Joins 19th-Century Home

    A Swedish guesthouse is built with modern sensibilities and centuries-old techniques.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: James Silverman
    09.25.14

  18. 7 Front Yards That Make you Want to Live Outside
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    7 Front Yards That Make you Want to Live Outside

    Houses from Houston to Hamburg that feature verdant front yards prime for playing, lounging, and more.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.03.15

  19. 5 City Porches and Patios That Pack Outdoor Space in Small Packages
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    5 City Porches and Patios That Pack Outdoor Space in Small Packages

    These five urban abodes make the most of patios, porches, and yards to grab a bit of green space in the big city. For more inspiring outdoor design ideas, pick up our June issue, on stands now.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    06.04.15

  20. 7 Modern Swings and Hammocks
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    7 Modern Swings and Hammocks

    Swing into the summer season with these pieces made for shooting the breeze.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.18.15

  21. 7 Pergolas Perfect for Summer
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    7 Pergolas Perfect for Summer

    These summer-ready pergolas offer just enough shade, without taking you completely out of the sun.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.30.15

  22. Dominey Pavilion and Carport
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    Dominey Pavilion and Carport

    When Decatur, Georgia, residents Todd and Heather Dominey tasked architect architect William Carpenter of Lightroom Studio to create additional space for their growing family, they turned to the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.06.10

  23. A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment
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    A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment

    Taking cues from Piet Mondrian's iconic Broadway Boogie Woogie painting, architect and critic Joseph Giovannini recasts a New York City studio apartment.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Eduard Hueber
    03.28.13

  24. 5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses
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    5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses

    It's always fascinating to see how designers deal with tiny lots and small spaces. But when a house is also unusually narrow, that brings additional spatial challenges—often provoking out-of-the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.21.13

  25. Small Spaces in Rural Places
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    Small Spaces in Rural Places

    Living in a small space isn't restricted to city dwelling. Here are seven pint-size homes situated in far-reaching places.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.14.13

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