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8 Futuristic Prefab Homes

If prefabrication is the future of architecture, then these cutting-edge prefab homes offer an exciting glimpse into what might lie ahead.
July 7, 2014
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9 Prefab Homes Set on Stilts

When tricky terrain poses construction problems, hoisting a prefabricated home up on stilts offers a practical, eco-friendly solution.
June 23, 2014
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A Minimalist Duplex in Venice, California

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and his brother.
May 27, 2014
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At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors

The architects and exhibition designers behind the National September 11 Memorial Museum offer a behind-the-scenes look before it opens next week.
May 14, 2014
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Artist to Watch: Matt Paweski

Los Angeles based artist-designer Matt Paweski creates riveting sculpture out materials used for furniture: birch plywood, steel, enamel, and copper rivets.
April 29, 2014
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A Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Farmhouse Renovation in Scotland

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
April 18, 2014
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Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of space for an extended family to relax.
April 2, 2014

Exhibit Spotlights the Work of Spanish Architect Luis Vidal

The work of the Madrid-based firm Luis Vidal + Architects, best known for its ambitious airport and train station designs, with be the subject of an exhibition coming to Washington, D.C., and New York City this spring.
April 1, 2014
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Bauhaus-Influenced Furniture from New Tendency

Collaborative Berlin studio New Tendency offers a collection of restrained, elegant, and mostly monochromatic furniture for the home.
March 20, 2014