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5 Additions We Love

Whether providing additional space or a stream of natural light, these recent additions breathe new life into preexisting homes.
September 22, 2015
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5 Modern Homes in Brazil

These houses prove that the simplicity of modernism pairs perfectly with Brazil's bustling urbanity as well as its lush natural environments.
September 18, 2015
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4 Unusual Saunas

As if cooking alive weren't already an odd pastime, these saunas include quirky design features, like a built-in workspace and a super ornate ceiling.
September 15, 2015
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7 Outdoor Showers We Love

Outdoor showers can easily be a simple affair: all you need is a shower head, a bit of privacy (when required), and the sky as your ceiling. Some of these homes embellish the experience while others stick to the basics.
September 15, 2015
Backyard fireplace area with a long steel-and-ipe bench and Willy Guhl Loop chairs

7 Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits We Love

Fire provides a warmth of light as well as temperature; it's ideal for when the sun is setting, the air is cooling, and the night sky is rich with gloam colors. Tour 7 fireplaces and fire pits that grace these modern homes.
September 8, 2015
Rooftop courtyard with a pool in a Mexico City home

5 Green Retreats in Bustling Cities

Can't get away this Labor Day Weekend? Look to these verdant city homes for inspiration on how to escape the asphalt and concrete.
September 2, 2015
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A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.
August 30, 2015
The veranda is the Valley House’s defining feature and serves as a communal space for the family to sit and enjoy nature. The more traditional rattan furniture fits well with Vaz’s local vernacular, as the Portuguese were the first to bring rattan to the

5 Perfect Weekend Verandas

These verandas balance shade and shelter with just the right amount of sunshine.
August 28, 2015
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8 Homes with Striking Layouts

Extra attention to spatial design enhances the way these residents experience their abodes.
August 24, 2015