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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.
October 30, 2014
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Pitched-Roof Family Home on an Amsterdam Canal

A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.
October 23, 2014
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Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition

Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
October 22, 2014
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Vintage, Concrete, and Color in a Palo Alto Home with See-Through Pool Wall

For a couple with different aesthetic and cultural backgrounds, creating a home that suited them both involved a steep learning curve. But as luck would have it, their architects are also teachers.
October 21, 2014
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Modern Cottage Retreat in Quebec

A Montreal firm creates an escape for a family of four in Quebec's Laurentides.
October 21, 2014
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Home Share Lets You Stay in Gorgeous Designer Homes

The brainchild of two Spanish graphic designers and travelers, Behomm offers an invite-only, curated home swap for the design community. The site lets designers and artists see and stay in over 1,000 inspiration spaces across the globe. Here, members share details about their spaces.
October 18, 2014

A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.
October 15, 2014
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Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage

For over fifty years, A.D. Stenger was a unique figure in the American architectural landscape. Idiosyncratic and independent, Stenger acted as developer, architect, and builder to produce his own unique brand of relaxed modern architecture. Here's how a local architecture firm added on to a Stenger home.
October 14, 2014
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Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist

In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
October 1, 2014