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10 Spectacular Dream Homes

Arresting vistas, alluring interiors, striking architecture, and handsome furniture: all elements of the following 10 spectacular dream homes that will fill you with serious house envy.
October 18, 2013
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A Gothic-Inspired Modern Home

Modernism's crisp lines and ornament-free surfaces bear little resemblance to Gothic architecture's gingerbread house–like flourishes. But in the North Carolina residence belonging to a musician and his son, Medieval structures informed the contemporary design. Michael Rank approached Raleigh-based firm Tonic to create a house that emphasized his love of tall, vertical spaces and staircases. A professional musician, Rank also requested space for a recording studio. Privacy was paramount as was room for his collection of art and muscle cars. Tonic took all the requirements and delivered a thoughtfully planned two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath house at about $200 per square foot.
October 17, 2013
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An Angular Futuristic House in Georgia

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure. "It has energy and does not feel heavy or is static," says architect Staffan Svenson of Atlanta-based firm Dencity Design. Inside, Svenson divided the house into seven levels and introduced a vibrant color palette and rich material program at the residents' request. The resulting modern live/work abode gives the owners a sense of adventure as they traverse the spaces.
October 9, 2013
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8 Ways to Decorate with Herman Miller Furniture

Herman Miller is the Michigan-based manufacturer of all things modern—along with Knoll, and a handful of other companies, one of the grandparents of American modernism.
October 2, 2013
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Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai

Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
October 1, 2013
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Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to both embrace and provide refuge from the teeming Israeli city.
September 27, 2013
The facade of the Belmont Street Lofts in Portland, Oregon, is an interwoven matrix of permeable wire-mesh balconies, wood cladding, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

5 Modern Houses in Portland

Building on our Modern in the City of Roses slideshow, we share five more residential projects from Portland, Oregon, ranging from a multi-family development to renovations.
September 21, 2013
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Up in the Woods: 8 Forest Homes

Eight riffs on the cozy cabin typology that make the most of a forest setting with modern architecture that connects to the outdoors.
September 20, 2013
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Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line

An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.
September 19, 2013
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