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A Clever Sunken Roof Fills a London Terrace House with Light

A London renovation resolves a family’s yearning for open air and greenery.
November 20, 2015
The 1630s warehouse dates back to the Dutch Golden Age. More recently, the one-time coffee depot became an artist's studio that fell into disrepair.

5 Modern Renovations of Centuries-Old Structures

For the structures that stand the test of time, there's always a chance for adaptive re-use, as these five projects attest.
November 17, 2015
Entrance of Berkeley museum by DS+R.

A Floating Theater Hides Within this Art Deco-Inspired Modern Museum

Located on the edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)'s new building was once an industrial facility housing offices and printing presses. With its renovation and addition by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it now hosts luminous galleries, a massive outdoor LED screen, and more.
November 16, 2015
Loft House open-plan kitchen and living room

5 Open-Plan Home Renovations

These homeowners chose to improve circulation and visibility by opening up their cooking, dining, and living areas.
November 16, 2015
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A Cute, Open-Plan Renovation in a 100-Year-Old Amsterdam Schoolhouse

A historic Dutch schoolhouse gets a residential redesign by Standard Studio.
November 14, 2015
Facade of Hawaii renovation by Fritz Johnson Architect

A Hawaiian Renovation that Blends European Modernist and American Midcentury Styles

White walls, splashes of color, and vintage furniture are a winning recipe for this Hawaiian remodel.
November 14, 2015
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A Tiny Brooklyn Studio Apartment Organized by a Smart Storage Wall

Following a renovation by New York's
November 13, 2015
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These Farmhouses Start Fresh as Modern Homes

These excitingly varied homes give an idea of what is possible when vernacular design dovetails with modern reinvention.
November 13, 2015
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A Compact, Light-Filled Victorian Renovation in England

An airy color palette drives this budget-conscious remodel in London.
November 11, 2015