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  1. Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks
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    Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks

    Living beside a park enhances more than property value. It exposes residents daily to a much needed dose of the outdoors. From nature preserves to a certain elevated park in New York, these are ten...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  2. Los Angeles Home with Wood-Clad Interior
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    Los Angeles Home with Wood-Clad Interior

    Why the clean, sophisticated interior of this Hollywood bungalow needed nothing so much as a man’s touch.

    written by: Rico Gagliano
    photos by: Zen Sekizawa

  3. On the Rock

    On the Rock

    Katja and Adam Thom’s cabin, on an exposed postglacial archipelago in Canada’s windswept Georgian Bay, is more than eight miles from the nearest road.

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    photos by: Mark Giglio

  4. Green Beret

    Green Beret

    Were “EcoHat” to come up in passing,you would most likely think of something chunky, organic, and woolen–—perhaps a beanie with earflaps to keep you toasty while chained to a logger’s truck. But in...

    written by: Iain Aitch

  5. Snow Proofed Hillside Family Home in Austria

    Snow Proofed Hillside Family Home in Austria

    Most homeowners would avoid living within striking distance of an avalanche, but Marcell Strolz and Uli Alber embrace Alpine extremes. They built a house that could weather even the fiercest storm....

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    photos by: Richard Powers

  6. Second to None

    Second to None

    With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.

    written by: Jane Szita

  7. Hollywood Renovation: Week 5

    Hollywood Renovation: Week 5

    In this exclusive series for, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on, tight-budgeted renovation of her and her partner's live-work rental in Los Angeles. Week 5...

    written by: Linda Taalman

  8. Architectural Adventure
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    Architectural Adventure

    When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer. The couple's home lies at the end of a cul-de-sac somewhere between Culver City...

    written by: Chloe Veltman
    photos by: Bryce Duffy

  9. Industrial Revolution
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    Industrial Revolution

    Maria Cook and Lance Compa were only looking to kill a sleepy Sunday afternoon when they drove 20 minutes south of their home in Ithaca, New York, to see a house that a real estate circular had...

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Adam Friedberg

  10. Method Lab
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    Method Lab

    Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice, California, that looks nothing like what she makes at her day job. A...

    written by: David A. Greene
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen

  11. Modern Home in a California Resort Town
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    Modern Home in a California Resort Town

    A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: JUCO

  12. Taking His Own Advice

    Taking His Own Advice

    When Greg Reitz was ten years old, he was already so worried about the state of the planet that, without prompting from his parents, he spent his allowance to join Greenpeace.

    written by: Frances Anderton
    photos by: Robert Gregory

  13. Country Bunker
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    Country Bunker

    On Austin’s outskirts, where urban, industrial, and rural collide, lawyer and science-fiction author Chris Brown’s bunker-style home redefines modern city living.

    photos by: Dave Mead

  14. 8 Backyards We Love

    8 Backyards We Love

    Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy

  15. EggO Centric
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    EggO Centric

    A69 Architects were called upon to match concrete with concrete for this family home in Prague. Helping block the gaze of the high-rises next door, the roof slab of the EggO House, like an...

    written by: Michael Dumiak
    photos by: Jens Passoth

  16. Furniture Fascination
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    Furniture Fascination

    With designs from 14 countries and five decades inside, it may be an understatement to note that in this suburban home, furniture is the focus.  

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Martien Mulder

  17. Amazing Modern Backyard Office

    Amazing Modern Backyard Office

    When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  18. How To Decorate with Patricia Urquiola Furnishings
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    How To Decorate with Patricia Urquiola Furnishings

    Furniture designer Patricia Urquiola is known for her bright, overstuffed upholstery for the likes of B&B Italia and Moroso as well as her slightly exotic, woven outdoor pieces for brands like...

    written by: Kelsey Keith

  19. Modern Weekend Ski Home
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    Modern Weekend Ski Home

    A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.

    written by: Aaron Britt

  20. A Miami Oasis Pays Homage to Florida's Rich Architectural Heritage
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    A Miami Oasis Pays Homage to Florida's Rich Architectural Heritage

    When architects Melissa and Jacob Brillhart set out to design their new home in downtown Miami, they drew inspiration from Florida modernism and the dogtrot model to create a tropical oasis in the...

    written by: Emma Janzen

  21. Simple Cabin Embraces Its Mountain Setting
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    Simple Cabin Embraces Its Mountain Setting

    Avid outdoors enthusiasts, a couple was looking to build a modest year-round retreat in Washington’s Cascade Mountains in order to make the most of the region’s vast network of hiking and cross...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    photos by: Steve Keating

  22. A Unique Roofline Draws Light Into This Melbourne Home
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    A Unique Roofline Draws Light Into This Melbourne Home

    A clever addition to a Victorian house maximizes light and space.

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

  23. Renovation

    A Breezy Modern Addition Opens Up a Historic Melbourne Home

    A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate their growing and energetic children.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    photos by: Michael Kai

  24. The Dogs of Dwell

    The Dogs of Dwell

    Is the modernist's perfect companion a fluffy pooch? For the residents of these 15 homes—spanning a renovated farmhouse in the Italian countryside to a Chicago loft filled with epicurean...

    written by: Diana Budds

  25. Texas Two-Step
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    Texas Two-Step

    In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.

    written by: Addie Broyles
    photos by: Brent Humphreys