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5 Modern Homes with Expansive Green Roofs

More than a visual statement of green-ness, these roofs provide extra insulation and—more importantly in cities—water retention that can attenuate flooding.
November 25, 2015
Green polycarbonate exterior of modern Seattle cabin by David Coleman.

6 Ways to Design with Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate may not count as a prestigious or classic architectural material, but its lightweight and translucent properties can make for some very unique designs.
November 25, 2015
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5 Modern Homes In Atlanta

A sprawling city that conjures up images of rustic porches, Atlanta is also home to many modern dwellings.
November 24, 2015
Oxford House exterior facade

6 Modern Homes in the English Countryside

These houses are set amidst the scenery of the fields, forests, and Fens of rural England.
November 24, 2015
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5 Small Spaces with Flexible Furniture

These homes demonstrate how to maintain a high quality of life even when space is at a minimum.
November 23, 2015
Wave House Living Room and Terrace, Fujisawa, Japan

7 Relaxing Terraces

Even as temperatures outside plummet, a terrace can provide a point of outdoor connection all year round.
November 23, 2015
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A Warm, Luxurious New York City Duplex with a Dramatic Catwalk

Previously a photography studio, SPAN Architecture recast this two-level space as a loft-like residence that is rich in materials. To see a
November 22, 2015
White oak facade of 325 square-foot Wisconsin Cabin

A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

This this eco-friendly forest retreat, designed and built by father-son architectural duo Bill and Daniel Yudchitz, wasn't their first foray into small space architecture. Back in the winter of 2009/10, the Yudchitzes built this 325 square-foot retreat: the Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment, or simply EDGE for short.
November 21, 2015
Glass walls and wood patio on midcentury Portland house painted black

6 Modern Houses in Portland

While primarily imagined as a cultural bastion, Portland is also a hub for architectural excellence.
November 20, 2015