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5 Homes That Prove Farmhouse Livin' Is the Life

Take a rustic style cue from these five modern farmhouses.
October 9, 2015
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20 Modern Home Renovations

With a healthy amount of elbow grease, these suboptimal houses and buildings were re-envisioned as havens of modernity.
October 8, 2015
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5 Totally Rundown Houses Transformed Into Modern Homes

You wouldn't guess it from looking at them, but these lovely houses were not long ago dilapidated hazards.
October 7, 2015
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These Gut Renovations Make the Case for Going Big When Remodeling

Reworked from top-to-bottom, these historic structures were spared the wrecking ball.
October 5, 2015
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6 Renovations That Salvage Construction Materials From Old Homes

British writer Stewart Brand famously said each part of a building has a lifespan: its decays, degrades, or becomes unnecessary. He advocated designs that were simple and easy to modify; residents and architects could easily replace elements as they decayed or turned useless. Similarly, we can lessen our environmental impact by salvaging and re-using healthy materials from buildings that have failed.
October 1, 2015
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5 Houses from the '50s We Love

Whether renovated or restored, these five abodes from the peak of the midcentury modern movement are nifty as ever.
September 24, 2015
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7 Warehouse and Garages Transformed into Livable Spaces

Industrial structures are frequently excellent candidates for renovation: they feature large spaces that can be divided into conventional rooms or left open and airy. Designed for housing heavy goods and machinery, these buildings also have durable bones.
September 22, 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
Dining room with sliding doors to garden in Brooklyn renovation by Elizabeth Roberts.

A Light-Filled Brooklyn Townhouse Features A Large Indoor-Outdoor Space for Entertaining

At more than 150 years old, this structure was a ruin when the architect and her clients found it. Now it's a stunning home designed with a growing family and hosting in mind.
September 20, 2015