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Big Moves for Small Spaces

One grand gesture is all it takes for a small space to make maximum impact, whether its high-powered wallpaper, a splurge-worthy piece of furniture, or a gutsy paint job, we share our favorite bold spaces.
November 20, 2013
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6 Modern Car Garages We Love

The ability to mass produce automobiles made garages a staple in mid-century design. From the Chicago suburbs to rural Montana, here are seven modernizations on this home necessity.
November 20, 2013
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10 Modern Brick Homes

Brick is most often associated with traditional building styles, from Gothic to Georgian. Brickwork and mortar can be applied to a fresh, modern house, however—just look to these ten examples for proof.
November 20, 2013
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7 Modern Farmhouses

Today we venture out to the American, Canadian and English countryside to view inventive, modern takes on a venerable architectural archetype: the farmhouse. These elegant, gabled structures offer tangible evidence that modernism can flourish among the cornfields.
November 20, 2013
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8 Modern Mountainside Homes

Nothing beats a splendid view of a majestic mountaintop, and there’s no better venue from which to enjoy the vista than a modern house. Here are 8 homes from our pages that celebrate mountain living.
November 19, 2013
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4 Inventive Modern Houses in Israel

We turn our eye to Israel to sample a bit of the modern design happening in the Middle-Eastern country.
November 19, 2013
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On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports

Concrete, usability, and open layouts incline extreme sport enthusiasts toward modern architecture. From snow to the surf, these homes demonstrate a healthy, happy relationship between living and playing.
November 19, 2013
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7 Petite Places People Call Home

Our annual small spaces issue is on newsstands now. To celebrate the theme—one of our most-popular—we've gathered seven petite residences from the Small Spaces, Big Ideas edition, which range from the Hollywood home of a Mad Men actor to a compact lakeside getaway and more.
November 19, 2013
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A Sustainable Educational Center for the Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America builds a sustainable tree house in West Virginia.
November 18, 2013