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  1. Rooms We Love

    A Family Retreat Mixes Rustic Materials with Modern Space-Saving Design

    Two gracious Douglas fir porches flank this 1,100-square-foot escape in South Texas.

    written by: Caroline Wallis

  2. Rooms We Love

    6 Light Pendants That Make a Statement

    Beyond their apparent function, pendants don't just provide light—they can also be sculptural and define a space. Here are a few of our favorites, culled from the pages of Dwell.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  3. Product

    5 Modern Homes in Israel

    From an experimental Airstream trailer to a centuries-old house, explore the modern homes of Israel.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  4. Renovation

    Guess Which Humble Material Made This 100-Year-Old Building Super Energy-Efficient

    Tasked with renovating a dilapidated structure, an architect saw the opportunity for an unconventional eco-friendly design to shine through.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    photos by: Stella Rotger

  5. Rooms We Love

    6 Ikea Designs for the Home

    From the dining room to the bedroom, a range of versatile designs from the Swedish company.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  6. House Tours

    You'd Never Guess That This Warehouse-Turned-Home Stores an Entire Vintage Car Collection

    A family of three—and their six vintage American cars—all find their home within this historic 4,500-square-foot building.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Shannon McGrath

  7. A Great Idea

    Aging Gracefully: How Architecture Can Make Nursing Homes Obsolete

    As a large portion of the American population reaches retirement, architects and designers are rethinking what it means to age. With a new book and conceptual design, Matthias Hollwich of HWKN puts...

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  8. This House Gets Better with Age
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    This House Gets Better with Age

    An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.

    photos by: Iwan Baan

  9. Simple Getaways: 8 Prefab Cabins
    Houses We Love

    Simple Getaways: 8 Prefab Cabins

    Cabins are modest by nature, a design quality that makes them conducive to prefabrication. Here are eight prefabs that tread lightly on the great outdoors.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  10. Facade Focus: Cor-Ten Steel
    Houses We Love

    Facade Focus: Cor-Ten Steel

    Whereas other exterior metals grow unsightly marks of wear with exposure to the elements, Cor-Ten thrives on oxidation. Culled from our archives, here are a few steel facades that become more...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  11. 8 Incredibly Slender Houses
    Houses We Love

    8 Incredibly Slender Houses

    Narrow sites present designers with a unique spatial challenge. Building upward might add square footage, but it won't make a structure the width of a subway car feel any less claustrophobic. These...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  12. Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations
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    Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations

    On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.

    written by: Dan Oko
    photos by: Collin Hughes

  13. 8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

    8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

    From the world's first carbon-positive prefab to hurricane-proof homes, there have been some exciting breakthroughs in modular housing recently. This primer ought to catch you up on the latest.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  14. A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof
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    A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof

    Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.

    written by: Doug Moore

  15. Restored Midcentury Home in L.A. Enjoys Outdoor Access at Every Turn

    Restored Midcentury Home in L.A. Enjoys Outdoor Access at Every Turn

    A new outlook for a Buff, Straub and Hensman gem perched high above Los Angeles.

    written by: Margot Dougherty
    photos by: Grant Harder

  16. 8 Tiny Renovations

    8 Tiny Renovations

    Given the opportunity to renovate, the residents of these eight tiny abodes opted to maximize space rather than add it.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  17. 10 Transformative Warehouse Renovations

    10 Transformative Warehouse Renovations

    These several-thousand-square-foot industrial behemoths were reborn as lofts, offices, showrooms, and more.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  18. Houses We Love

    5 Family Homes Designed In-House

    These five families came together to create homes that work for the way they live, and, in the process, proved blood is thicker than concrete.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  19. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes on Farms

    These farm fresh residences wake up with the roosters.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  20. Houses We Love

    The Best Modern Homes in Indonesia

    Shaped by their climate as well as a desire to live simply, these contemporary Indonesian residences offer fresh takes on tropical modern.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  21. Houses We Love

    7 Modern Homes in Portugal

    Peek inside a few of our favorite contemporary Portuguese homes, from bustling Lisbon to the bucolic Azores.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  22. Houses We Love

    A Small, Off-the-Grid Escape in a Sonoma Olive Grove

    Nestled in scenic Northern California, this outdoorsy home embraces its surroundings. To view more compact houses, pick up our

    written by: Tiffany Jow

  23. Houses We Love

    8 Prefab Beach Homes

    Prefab and modular construction helped these homes arrive at some of the most coveted oceanfront locations in the world.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  24. 7 Modern Homes in Missouri
    Houses We Love

    7 Modern Homes in Missouri

    These houses from Springfield to Kansas City are bellwethers of contemporary design.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  25. A Rooftop Garden Grows on This Home in a Gritty Brooklyn Neighborhood
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    A Rooftop Garden Grows on This Home in a Gritty Brooklyn Neighborhood

    Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood of Brooklyn.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    photos by: Matthew Williams