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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
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Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award

KANVA's innovative approach earns it a prestigious Canadian architectural honor.
March 6, 2015
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7 One-of-a-Kind Rooflines

An A-frame could never contain all the personality these buildings have to offer. From jigsaws to zig-zags, these are seven unique rooflines we love.
March 5, 2015
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7 Statement-Making Trellises

These seven trellises contribute shade and passive cooling while making a bold impression.
March 4, 2015
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5 Hudson Valley Homes We Love

Bright and verdant, these five Hudson Valley homes are a hop, skip, and a jump away from the heart of Manhattan.
March 2, 2015
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Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards

Excellent for doodling or nagging your roommates about chores, chalkboards add a playful touch at these five homes.
February 24, 2015
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New Addition Yanks a New England Home into the 21st-Century

A pavilion adds modern edge to a Dutch Colonial–style house in Rhode Island.
February 24, 2015
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Light-Filled Renovation Brings Cohesion to a San Francisco Home

A couple bring cohesion to an architectural mishmash in San Francisco.
February 24, 2015
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How to Design with Mahogany

Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.
February 20, 2015