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A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco

Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.

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8 Great Homes from the September Issue

From the quirky home of Vancouver-based designer Omer Arbel to a minimalist family loft in Copenhagen, click through to see eight of the homes recently featured in our September issue.
minimalist high-design apartment in Brooklyn
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Minimalist Brooklyn Apartment

A couple takes a minimalist approach to their Brooklyn apartment, focusing on supple materials, subtle gradations of color, and custom finishes by local craftsmen.
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Queens

The 84-block trip south to Times Square is surprisingly speedy. But when I transfer to the 7 for the journey to Flushing–Main Street, its final stop, time slows.
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The Potential of Van Bo's 'One Square Meter House'

Designer Van Bo Le-Mentzel takes a philosophical approach to the small housing movement, devising plans for a portable living space that occupies just one square meter.
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7 Prefab Prototypes

These first forays into prefab structures helped catapult some of the leading firms specializing in the construction methodology.
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Guesthouse in Præstø, Denmark

In Præstø, on the Danish island of Zealand, a guesthouse infuses the regional vernacular with Japanese influence.
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Building the Maxon House: Week 23

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property, and designing and building a modern house with…
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Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture

We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials special issue.

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Harlem Renaissance

In her book Parisian Views, critic Shelley Rice hauntingly evokes the dislocating effects that the near-complete reconstruction of Paris in the 19th century had on its population.

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Jens Risom

In the late 1960s, designer Jens Risom sought an affordable vacation home for his family on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island.
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