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Highly Flexible House Designed for a Musician on a Budget

In Kansas City, an architecture studio designs an adaptable house for a musician on a budget.
November 12, 2014
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Living Simply on a Lush Australian Estate

A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
November 10, 2014
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A Modern Home for a Design-Savvy Family in Florida

A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor-outdoor living space in Winter Park.
October 31, 2014
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Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics

Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
October 30, 2014
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Budget-Friendly Renovation of a Neoclassical Home in Oslo

A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century apartment.
October 28, 2014
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Modern Mountain Retreat in Washington

Nestled in a subalpine meadow valley in Washington, the Ranchero House is surrounded by a beautiful but demanding landscape. A Seattle family had frequented the area for years, making the three hour drive into the Okanogan National Forest for cross-country skiing and hiking. They asked Tim Hammer of CAST architecture, also based in Seattle, to design a structure that could survive forest fires, five feet of snow pack, house guests (and their ski gear), all while requiring minimum maintenance and energy usage. The result is a hardy weekend retreat that’s fine-tuned to its residents and its surroundings.
October 28, 2014
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8 Living Rooms We Love

From pretty sitting rooms to luxurious lounge areas, these supreme living spaces show how to make the much-used room stand out.
October 27, 2014
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Every Room is a Different Hue in This Bright Manhattan Hotel

A Manhattan hotel uses color to create an immersive experience that brings together art, architecture, and interior design.
October 23, 2014

Minimal Home Recreates Nature in the Heart of Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s de Pijp neighborhood, which means “the pipe,” gets its name from the low, narrow homes that dot the area. When architect Jaspar Jansen and his colleagues at i29 Interior Architects were commissioned to renovate a former garage in the central part of town, he sought to bring the outdoors in with natural finishes and colors.
October 23, 2014