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Textural Bachelor Pad Wrapped in Modern Tile

A husband-and-wife design team revived a 1940s home in East Los Angeles's Mt. Washington area for a single man. Bearing few tell-tale signs of bachelorhood, aside from a photography and music studio in the garage, the renovation retained the home's dual
March 18, 2015
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Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat

Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.
March 18, 2015
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Madrid Couple Remake an Apartment in One of Their Childhood Buildings

With an architectural assist, a man and his wife make a home in the Madrid apartment building where he grew up.
March 15, 2015
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An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms

Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London apartment.
March 14, 2015
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Minimal Swiss Retreat Carved From Centuries-Old Stone

Despite the name, delicate lines of glass and plaster run through the Scaiano Stone House.
March 12, 2015
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Classic Apartment in Tel Aviv Gets a Striking Minimal Reboot

In a neighborhood of Tel Aviv known for Bauhaus design, Pitsou Kedem Architects does an industrial reboot from the ground floor up—starting with a new basement.
March 11, 2015
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Beloved Midcentury Houses Examined After Decades of Wear and Tear

A new book looks at the evolution and adaptation of iconic midcentury modern houses in New Canaan, Connecticut.
March 11, 2015
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Flower Bulb Factory Transformed Into Gorgeous Home

A former flower bulb warehouse becomes a bright home fit for large-scale gatherings.
March 10, 2015
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Houses with Distinctly Modern Additions

A modern addition can save an older house from seeming stuck in the past.
March 9, 2015