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Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home

A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
September 10, 2014
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Stunning Photographs of the Norwegian Landscape

German photographer Ken Schluchtmann documents over 12,000 miles of Norway’s rugged landscape.
August 19, 2014
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Brilliant Color Fields Made of Thread

Kansas City–based artist Anne Lindberg uses architecture as a framework for drawing in space.
July 31, 2014
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A Dramatic Viewing Platform in Tasmania

Australian firm Room11 creates a viewing structure that helps visitors understand their surroundings.
April 3, 2014
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Inexpensive Gabled Garden Shed in Belgium

Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the day and glows at night.
April 1, 2014
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The Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom

Thanks to a folding glass wall and a custom-built bed, dreams of sleeping under the stars came true for a Cincinnati, Ohio, couple.
February 15, 2014
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A Custom Walnut Stair and Slide Hybrid in Chicago

In the Windy City, a custom walnut slide offers a playful way for a small family of four to glide down to the basement.
January 29, 2014
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7 Modern Designs Featuring Exposed Beams

Whether sleek and finished or rustic and aged there is something so romantic about exposed beams. Here, we take a look at a variety of designs from hotels to restaurants to homes featuring the architectural detail.
December 16, 2013
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A Sustainable Educational Center for the Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America builds a sustainable tree house in West Virginia.
November 18, 2013