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8 Modern Odes to Wood

Wood is a common flooring or furniture choice, but these modern projects express a deep appreciation for the material, putting it to use on walls, ceilings, and beyond.
November 6, 2014
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You Won't Believe This Historic Penthouse Transformation in Rome

SCAPE employed computer-aided modeling and custom millwork to reinvigorate an apartment in an Art Deco building in Rome, Italy.
November 5, 2014
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5 Modern Row House Renovations in New York

Renovating a row house without disrupting the continuity between it and its neighbors is no easy feat. Here, we examine five row houses across New York City that were successfully modernized, while still respecting the surrounding architecture.
November 5, 2014
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French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell

A renovation of the Marne departmental archives in Reims, France by Hamonic + Masson & Associés resulted in a golden annex that drastically expands archival storage space, while adding a modern face to a space geared toward the past.
November 4, 2014
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Simple Getaways: 8 Prefab Cabins

Cabins are modest by nature, a design quality that makes them conducive to prefabrication. Here are eight prefabs that tread lightly on the great outdoors.
November 4, 2014
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Cozy Getaways to Stave Off The Winter Blues

When the weather gets grim, the appeal of curling up by the fire in a cozy winter cabin is undeniable. These projects show how warm woods, open fireplaces, and easy slope access are the keys to building a winter-approved retreat.
November 4, 2014
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A Modern Home for a Design-Savvy Family in Florida

A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor-outdoor living space in Winter Park.
October 31, 2014
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Modern Ways to Use Brick

Typically considered a traditional building material, brick can be used in modern settings as a way to bridge the gap between old and new.
October 31, 2014
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Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics

Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.
October 30, 2014