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Renovation Tips from American Dream Builders' Nate Berkus

In addition to designing spaces and collections (like this one for Target), Nate Berkus hosts the NBC reality design competition series, American Dream Builders, which airs its two-hour season finale this Sunday, May 25, 2014. Every episode features two teams of designers who tackle a complete renovation project that pushes their creative boundaries. Berkus, along with landscape architect Eddie George and interior design expert Monica Pedersen, choose the winner, and the losing group is then forced to eliminate one member. In Sunday’s finale episode, the remaining competitors, Lukas Machnik and Jay Riordan, will battle it out. (Read our Q&A With Machnik here!) Pulling inspiration from the show, Berkus shares advice for homeowners considering renovations, whether it’s small fixes or more involved projects.
May 22, 2014
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Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green

A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
May 21, 2014
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Incredible Modernist Architecture From Latvia

An exhibition at the Venice Biennale showcases the Baltic state’s unique post-war styles and structures.
May 21, 2014
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Modern Home Designed for Live Music in Beverly Hills

An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.
May 20, 2014

A Transformative Apartment Renovation in Brooklyn

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.
May 20, 2014

Chicagoisms: The City as Catalyst for Architectural Speculation

In an attempt to bring boldness back to Chicago, a new exhibit and book re-examines the city’s architectural legacy.
May 16, 2014
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Modern Brooklyn Row House Renovation

A Brooklyn couple transforms a 150-year-old house into an elegant home for the future.
May 15, 2014
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At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors

The architects and exhibition designers behind the National September 11 Memorial Museum offer a behind-the-scenes look before it opens next week.
May 14, 2014
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Preserved Modernist Gems in the U.S.

From Richard Neutra's drive-in church in Orange County to Louis Kahn's New Jersey bathing pavilion, the winners of Docomomo's Modernism in America Awards—which celebrate the documentation, preservation, and re-use of modern structures in the U.S.—make up the ultimate modernist road trip.
May 13, 2014