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Leo Marmol on Restoration

Which is harder? Creating a new classic or restoring an old one? Leo Marmol of Marmol Radziner discusses staying consistent with the original architect’s intent while acknowledging changing technologies and lifestyles.
July 28, 2009
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Cutting It Up

Los Angeles–based architecture firm Tag Front faces the future of downtown living with an apartment that melds the compactness of a studio with the spaciousness of a loft and finds that, despite rumors to the contrary, size doesn’t matter.
July 23, 2009
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Home Cooking

For Erik and Ivana Gonzalez, the design of their kitchen—and every other room in the house—was truly a family affair.
July 23, 2009
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Steel Life

Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping Steel City.
July 21, 2009
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Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen

In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands. No ordinary geological behemoth, this sloping peak is a feat of residential engineering from celebrated Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group. The Mountain Dwellings stand as a beacon for architectural possibility and stylish multifamily living in a dense, design-savvy city.
July 21, 2009
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Making Sense of the City

The Mariscal residence in downtown San Diego is just one surprise in a city rarely associated with innovative urban structures.  
July 20, 2009
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Hoagies' Heroes

Best friends since middle school, Casey Patten and David Mazza have a passion for their up-and-coming slice of Washington, DC, matched only by their commitment to making you the best damn sandwich in the District. 
July 16, 2009
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Somewhere Under the Tuscan Sun

A complex of farm buildings from a less than glorious period in Italy’s history is magically transformed. The result? A sophis­ticated yet kid-friendly retreat that seamlessly fuses historical influences with contemporary design.
July 2, 2009
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Big Easy Living

In the hot and humid South, time seems to stand still and the architecture is often no different. But in New Orleans, Bild Design, headed by local boy Byron Mouton, is hoping to change that.
July 1, 2009