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Wooden Home Blends in with Maine Landscape

In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.
July 15, 2014
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Indoor-Outdoor Bungalow in Redondo Beach

A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.
July 15, 2014
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Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland

A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.
July 14, 2014
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How to Make Your Tiny Yard Feel Spacious

We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is. Whether your yard consists of a large grassy area, narrow lot, or small deck, use these tricks to make your space feel welcoming and spacious. This article was originally posted on
July 11, 2014
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7 Dreamy Outdoor Gardens

These gardens blur the boundaries between natural and manmade landscape, providing a welcome escape from the bustle of daily life.
July 10, 2014
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Tadao Ando's Reimagined Clark Art Institute

The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation.
July 1, 2014
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6 Sublimely Serene Outdoor Spaces

The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these six patios, backyards, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
June 26, 2014
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7 Perfect Summer Patios

Polish up your patio this summer with verdant green walls, unique sculptural elements, and an open layout.
June 17, 2014
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8 Backyards We Love

Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.
April 28, 2014