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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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Bold Tokyo Home Combines Two Very Different Houses Into One

For its latest project, Naf Architecture and Design out of Tokyo combined two very different houses—one with a flat roof, the other with a gabled one—to create a single, 859-square-foot family dwelling. Far from feeling disjointed, the Half & Half House, as it's called, is pleasingly uniform but playful.
May 26, 2015
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Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs

A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
May 12, 2015
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Designing with Grass: 7 Green Roofs We Love

Take a walk on the wild side with these seven living roofs.
April 20, 2015
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Restored Midcentury Home in L.A. Enjoys Outdoor Access at Every Turn

A new outlook for a Buff, Straub and Hensman gem perched high above Los Angeles.
April 19, 2015
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A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof

Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.
April 19, 2015
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London Industrial Compound Converted Into Modern Housing

A commercial-to-residential renovation nods toward the building's industrial heritage.
March 31, 2015
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This House Was Built Out of 14 Shipping Containers

Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of 14 shipping containers.
March 28, 2015
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New England Vacation Home Emphasizes Island Breeze and Spectacular Views

Four structures situated on a wooded strip of Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts celebrate their stunning natural surroundings.
March 27, 2015