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A Country Home That Changes Color Throughout the Day

Choosing a single color to represent your house is daunting, which is why Ilhan and Kamer Eser went with many. Using a pearlescent paint that appears to change color with the position of the sun, their net-zero home in California gradually transitions from bright green to deep bronze between dawn and dusk.
June 4, 2015
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5 Spaces with Whitewashed Brick Walls

Take it from these spaces, a few coats of white paint on brick walls can turn an industrial environment into a luminous one without losing texture.
June 3, 2015
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Stairway to Slumber: 13 Modern Sleeping Lofts

Until we can figure out how to actually sleep on clouds, we'll settle for these sleeping lofts perched high above their living spaces.
June 2, 2015
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This Spacious Home in a Former Warehouse is Part Art Gallery

A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.
May 28, 2015

6 Bathrooms That Make Use of Steel

Take a look at how one can incorporate steel in the bathroom with these six examples.
May 27, 2015
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10 Tiny Bedrooms

The bedroom is one of the only rooms in the house where smaller often really does mean cozier. We've selected ten of our favorite such sleeping quarters.
May 26, 2015
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Abandoned Industrial Compound Becomes a Modern Home Base

A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San Francisco’s Mission District.
May 24, 2015
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A Passive House Grows in Brooklyn

The R-951 project shows ultra-efficient, green construction is possible in the big city.
May 22, 2015
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6 Plywood-Loving Prefabs

Take a look at how plywood is incorporated into the designs of these six prefabs.
May 11, 2015