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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
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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
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6 Sensitive Renovations of Iconic California Architects

We've pulled together a "who's who" list of California homes, originally designed by Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, Frederick Monhoff, A. Quincy Jones, Joseph Eichler, and John Lautner, that were carefully restored to their midcentury modern perfection.
April 7, 2015
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7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie preservationist, Alan Hess, with this year’s President’s Award. Here's a peek at this year's winners.
April 6, 2015
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Rain Chains and Water Catchment Systems to Get You Ready for Spring

April showers may bring May flowers, but spring rain also offers an opportunity to maximize the storage of our most precious resource—water. The following rain chains show us how to conserve and capture rainwater in style.
April 2, 2015
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