Latest Articles in Renovation

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Movable Walls Instantly Transform a Small Vacation Home from a Two-Bedroom to a Studio

A complete renovation by PKMN architectures smartly reimagines a tiny, dated space in Spain. For more compact remodels, pick up our
October 20, 2015
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A Hands-On Renovation Makes a Cramped City Kitchen Wheelchair-Accessible

A renovation in Boston helps bring a family together—at home and in the kitchen.
October 18, 2015
Rainscreen facade and patio of San Diego renovation by Architects Magnus.

A California Cottage Renovated for Easy Indoor-Outdoor Living

Filled with the resident's childhood memories, this quirky home's update kept it true to its San Diego heritage.
October 16, 2015
Moe stands in front of the circular opening between the living area and the sleeping/bath quarters.

5 Unexpected Building Transformations

Renovations so stunning they raise the question: You live where?!
October 15, 2015
Facade of Bay Area renovation by Buttrick Projects.

A Bay Area Renovation Keeps its Midcentury Modern Roots

This 1958 home is everything a family could ever want back then—and now, with some minor modifications.
October 15, 2015
Hay Copenhague Bar Stool and Muuto Unfold light in kitchen of Prague guest apartment by Mjölk and DDAANN.

A Striking Minimalist Guest Apartment in Prague

The architects of two Czech studios, Mjölk and DDAANN, combined forces to design this unique 522 square foot space.
October 15, 2015
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This Dramatic London Renovation Boasts a Five-Story Bookcase

The London town house of a former British politican undergoes a total rebirth. Today its Victorian facade hides a sophisticated modernist plan and a towering library structure with 330 linear feet of books.
October 15, 2015
Portland renovated warehouse living area coffee table.

10 Bright, Light-Filled Renovations

These architects, designers, and homeowners set out to resolve one of the most common residential complaints we receive: not enough light.
October 14, 2015
Dublin Victorian Extension from the rear

7 Victorian Renovations that Blend Past and Present

"Victorian" is both a style and a period: the latter being anything constructed from 1837 to 1901, a period that saw the growth of a bourgeois class and construction of their new dwellings across the Western world. Stylistically, Victorian usually means asymmetrical facades, porches, a pitched roof, decorative trim, and textured exteriors (such as shingles or masonry). These modern additions and renovations meld the Victorians' eclectic quasi-gothic designs with equally expressive modern additions.
October 14, 2015