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5 Inventive Aluminum Exteriors

From rain screens to louvers, these innovative metallic homes get creative with aluminum.
July 9, 2015
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On a Busy Street in Melbourne, a Brick Home Fits Three Courtyard Retreats

After demolishing a weatherboard building on a bustling roadway in Melbourne,
June 30, 2015
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An Architectural Mishmash in Montreal Becomes a Long-Term Family Home

A couple turns a cramped Montreal quadruplex into a spacious and flexible family home on the very street where one of them grew up.
June 27, 2015
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7 Homes with Brick Facades

Whether maintaining a historic facade or building a new home in the style of its neighbors, brick is a successful material choice that bridges the old and the new.
June 18, 2015
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16 Funky Facades

These exteriors put the fun in functional.
June 15, 2015
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A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.
June 15, 2015
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5 Homes That Make the Case Gabled-Roofs Are Modern

Are gabled houses perfectly simple or just boring? Tell us your thoughts in the comments.
June 9, 2015
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A Simple Gabled House Features an Intricate Latticework Shell

Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.
June 5, 2015
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A Country Home That Changes Color Throughout the Day

Choosing a single color to represent your house is daunting, which is why Ilhan and Kamer Eser went with many. Using a pearlescent paint that appears to change color with the position of the sun, their net-zero home in California gradually transitions from bright green to deep bronze between dawn and dusk.
June 4, 2015