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A Floating Theater Hides Within this Art Deco-Inspired Modern Museum

Located on the edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)'s new building was once an industrial facility housing offices and printing presses. With its renovation and addition by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it now hosts luminous galleries, a massive outdoor LED screen, and more.
November 16, 2015
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A Historic Mexican Home Is Restored and Given a Modern Addition

This unique hybrid home in Mexico was designed for an architect by his student.
September 21, 2015
Fire Island modern beach house designed 1961

Take a Peek Inside a Beachside Enclave of Modernist Masterpieces

An architect's tour of Fire Island's modern beach houses offers an exclusive look inside works by Horace Gifford, Harry Bates, and Don Page.
August 12, 2015
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5 Repurposed Cylindrical Structures

Sometimes home can be found in the unlikeliest of places. These five cylindrical structures find new purpose as comfortable abodes.
July 23, 2015
Getty Keeping It Modern initiative, Gandhi Bhawan, Pierre Jeanneret

14 Iconic Modern Buildings That Will Be Saved with the Help of the Getty Foundation

The organization has announced its second round of funding via the Keeping It Modern initiative to restore structures by Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Gerrit Rietveld, Pierre Jeanneret, and others. Scroll through to see the complete list of recipients of the $1.75 million in grants.
June 24, 2015
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A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.
June 15, 2015
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Midcentury Modern Building in Lexington, Kentucky Faces Looming Demolition

The Peoples Bank in downtown Lexington may face demolition.
May 13, 2015
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5 Modern Historical Home Renovations in England

Building atop thousands of years of history is an enormous responsibility, but these architects from Bath to Sheffield handle their historical renovations with aplomb.
April 30, 2015
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A Forgotten Insurance Building Finds New Life as a Humming High School

Following a sensitive renovation at the hands of DSH // architecture, the Larchmont Charter High School in Los Angeles settles into a midcentury gem originally designed by Welton Becket.
April 21, 2015