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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.
April 19, 2015
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Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy

Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.
April 14, 2015
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A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse

Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged materials with his latest creation—a torqued-volume addition to an 1850s family homestead in Pennsylvania.
April 9, 2015
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7 Dazzlingly Colorful Midcentury Homes

From powder-coated orange to sunbeam yellow, these bright homes broadcast their midcentury roots in living color.
April 8, 2015
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Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple

Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
March 29, 2015
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This Cozy Finnish Home Would Not Be Complete Without a Sauna

A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.
March 22, 2015
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Brooklyn Home Keeps its Historic Bones While Getting a Much Needed Interior Update

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.
March 21, 2015
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Textural Bachelor Pad Wrapped in Modern Tile

A husband-and-wife design team revived a 1940s home in East Los Angeles's Mt. Washington area for a single man. Bearing few tell-tale signs of bachelorhood, aside from a photography and music studio in the garage, the renovation retained the home's dual
March 18, 2015
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5 Architects Get Crafty With Budgets to Build Cost-Effective Modern Homes

The architects and residents of these five homes had the challenge of creating a champagne house on a beer budget. By getting creative with financing, searching for contractors who were willing to experiment, and shopping wisely, they accomplished the feat elegantly.
March 16, 2015