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Modern wooden garage door

5 Unconventional Garages We Love

These modern structures defy the connotations of suburban staleness often associated with garages.
December 1, 2015
Entrance of Berkeley museum by DS+R.

A Floating Theater Hides Within this Art Deco-Inspired Modern Museum

Located on the edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)'s new building was once an industrial facility housing offices and printing presses. With its renovation and addition by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it now hosts luminous galleries, a massive outdoor LED screen, and more.
November 16, 2015
The courtyard of Hotel Carlota in Mexico City designed by JSa Arquitectura

This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design

In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled with work by emerging designers.
October 21, 2015
Interior of Bel Air ranch-style home

How to Do Polished Concrete Floors

Easy-to-maintain, low-cost polished concrete adds a smooth sheen to these seven homes.
October 20, 2015
Blackened Timber Dutch Home patio off of entrance

10 Concrete Patios We Love

These concrete patios are perfect for autumnal barbecues or just taking in the changing foliage.
October 15, 2015
In the kitchen, buffed concrete floors, chrome globe lights, and a fleet of Bertoia chairs comprise a sleek backdrop for quirkier pieces like the marble-topped wooden tables from a Catholic school, snagged at a local flea market. The secret to the spare,

Eclectic Homes That Mix Tons of Different Materials

What's the secret to these homes' charm? A generous blend of varied surfaces, textures, and materials.
September 29, 2015
São Paulo apartment bathroom with perforated concrete block wall

5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Bathroom

These modern bathrooms prove concrete can work in every corner of the house, and in surprisingly versatile ways.
September 22, 2015
Backyard fireplace area with a long steel-and-ipe bench and Willy Guhl Loop chairs

7 Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits We Love

Fire provides a warmth of light as well as temperature; it's ideal for when the sun is setting, the air is cooling, and the night sky is rich with gloam colors. Tour 7 fireplaces and fire pits that grace these modern homes.
September 8, 2015
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5 Concrete Kitchens We Love

Concrete is hard, durable, and waterproof - what better material to survive the beating that a family kitchen dishes out? See these 5 modern examples of concrete in the modern kitchen.
September 2, 2015