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A Smart Modern Remodel of a Traditional DC House

In Washington DC, a contractor transforms a dilapidated house into a clean, modern residence.
August 13, 2015
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An Uninspired Home in Germany Gets a Bright, Eco-Friendly Update

In Stuttgart, Germany, Behnisch Architekten gave a fogeyish pitched-roof house a facelift, removing interior walls, flattening the roof, and adding floor-to-ceiling windows, while reducing its overall carbon footprint in the process.
August 13, 2015
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These Traditional 1920s Homes Got 21st-Century Updates

Renovations and additions brought these fogeyish houses, built during the days of flappers and Prohibition, roaring back to life.
August 11, 2015
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This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight

An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.
August 9, 2015
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6 Traditional Homes with Modern Additions

Hardly tacked on, these contemporary additions complement their historic hosts.
August 7, 2015
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13 Modern Kitchen Renovations

From light interventions to gut renovations, these kitchens were updated to meet their residents' needs.
August 6, 2015
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Raw Materials Connect this Chicago Renovation with its Industrial Past

For chef Lisa Santos and her husband, Joel, converting a 100-year-old switching station in Chicago to their home was made easier with the help of a team from local firm Beaux Bo Properties, who had already divided the building into condominiums.
August 1, 2015
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A Space-Saving Bathroom Renovation With an Amazing Fold-Up Tub

In renovating her home in Schönkirchen-Reyersdorf, Austria, Katharina Reckendorfer repurposed what she could—like a bathtub and vanity—and streamlined the rest.
August 1, 2015
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A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City

A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
July 26, 2015