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7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs

Whether it's rainy and humid, or a dry, sweltering day, these designs are not only elegant additions to an outdoor space, they're made to withstand the elements.
June 16, 2015
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6 Coastal Homes with Cedar Decks

These getaway houses use cedar wood, known for its resistance to moisture, generously in their designs.
June 10, 2015
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A Scandinavian Summer Home Built for Surf, Sports, and Sun

An adventurous family envisions a dream getaway on Sweden’s southwestern shore.
June 6, 2015
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5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging

These designs elevate city living with an outdoor view fit for the summer season.
June 5, 2015
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8 Wraparound Porches and Balconies

Take a look at how these eight homes extend livable space beyond their interiors with wraparound porches and balconies.
May 29, 2015
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Modern Meets Rugged at This Off-the-Grid Retreat in Ontario

Clad in a rich wood palette, architect Charles Gane's summer cottage on the Georgian Bay draws all its energy needs from a mighty solar array.
May 17, 2015
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With a Bright Plywood Extension, This May Be the Least Stuffy Victorian Ever

Prism-like wood and glass panels replace a musty conservatory in Dublin.
May 16, 2015
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12 Inviting Outdoor Grilling Spaces

Get your tongs and apron ready, outdoor grilling season is nearly upon us.
April 28, 2015
The final, layered look of the pool and its surroundings was completed—–with pain-staking precision—–in 2008. The tiles were custom designed with Mission Tile West to hit a pea-green hue and sized specifically to top the narrow walls. To create the seeded

8 Cool Aboveground Pools

These raised pools will have you rethinking your cannonball strategy.
April 24, 2015