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This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
April 16, 2015
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Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy

Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.
April 14, 2015
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A Glass Addition Blends Right in at This London Victorian

A wraparound glass wall connects the first-level of this East London extension to the garden, and creates the appearance that the second-level floats on thin air.
April 11, 2015
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A Remote New Zealand Retreat Walled Off from the World

Located deep in the countryside of New Zealand’s South Island, the Lake Hawea Courtyard House digs into the earth with a low form and a simple, square plan that recalls the modest settler buildings of the region.
April 9, 2015
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Hale & Hardie: 5 Resilient Homes Made of Hardie Board

Hardie board siding, known generically as cement board, is a durable, affordable exterior cladding that's risen in popularity over the past 30 years. Here we highlight a few homes that make strong use of the material.
April 7, 2015
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5 Gravity-Defying Cantilevers

These carefully perched cantilevers confound Isaac Newton's second law.
April 3, 2015
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7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World

Take a spin around the globe in this gallery of homes that take shapeliness to the next level.
April 1, 2015
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Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple

Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
March 29, 2015

Passive Materials Cool this Bright White Tropical Home

Concrete and granite fill a refreshingly minimal update in Coconut Grove, Florida.
March 26, 2015