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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
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
Entrance of Paley House by DYAR Architects and John Thodos in Carmel, California

A Glass Pavilion With Stunning Panoramic Views Tops This California Home

Hovering above its flat-roofed midcentury original, this transparent addition was designed for two renowned artists.
November 19, 2015
Renovation of Henry Bates house in Amagansett, New York, Hamptons

8 Idyllic Homes Wrapped in Cypress

Cypress is celebrated by woodworkers for its durability, a quality that no doubt influenced these homeowners to clad their residences with it.
November 18, 2015
Modern wooden prefab home in Müsko Island, Sweden

7 Cozy Scandinavian Prefabs

While Americans may pine for prefab-dominated future, in Scandinavia, modular is already a way of life.
November 17, 2015
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Blond Wood Lightens Up These 5 Houses

Whether it's custom millwork or cerused floor planks, these light shades of wood prove that, even at home, blonds have more fun.
November 16, 2015
Buckner and Roberts both expressed admiration for Jones’s thoughtful details—including the sloping glass, angled columns, and Wrightian light shelf.

Midcentury Mecca: A Look at Modern Homes in Los Angeles

Famous for its sun-drenched glitziness, the City of Angels is also an epicenter of modernism, and features a multitude of homes designed or inspired by the likes of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and A. Quincy Jones.
November 13, 2015
Finally, the stone pine tree reveals itself from the backyard looking over the Venice neighborhood. Its canopy stretches over the first floor of the home and can be glimpsed by the skylights placed strategically above the living area.

5 Homes Designed Around Trees

Modernity works to accommodate nature in each of these carefully designed homes.
November 12, 2015
Stained Cedar and Benjamin Moore Glacier White facade of Seattle home by JW Architects

A Family Starts Fresh at a Seattle Home with Stunning Lakeside Views

Locally sourced materials create a thoroughly Pacific Northwestern home for a newly-arrived East Coast family.
November 8, 2015