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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
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A Miami Oasis Pays Homage to Florida's Rich Architectural Heritage

When architects Melissa and Jacob Brillhart set out to design their new home in downtown Miami, they drew inspiration from Florida modernism and the dogtrot model to create a tropical oasis in the city. The couple designed and built most of the home themselves, making it a truly personal haven.
March 24, 2015
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5 Homes with Unbeatable Views

Panoramic views of lakes, mountains, and deserts greet the residents of these homes each day.
March 20, 2015
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A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island

A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
March 13, 2015
White lighting elements, finishes, furnishings, walls, and moldings create a feeling of modern openness to this traditional floor plan in New York. Architect Stephan Cassell helped the transplanted couple see past the "43 layers of paint" to the modern po

Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks

Living beside a park enhances more than property value. It exposes residents daily to a much needed dose of the outdoors. From nature preserves to a certain elevated park in New York, these are ten dwellings near pristine parklands.
March 9, 2015