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A Cow Shed Turned Family Home, and 7 Cases for Adaptive Reuse

How can you turn a planning office, a cow shed, a horse stable, or an old garage into a transcendent modern home? Check out these eight projects for inspiration.
January 21, 2015
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Perfect High-Low Mix for a Remodeled Modernist Apartment on the Sea

French designer Florence Deau coaxes a modernist city planning office into a beachside pied-à-terre.
January 19, 2015
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Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation

A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
January 17, 2015
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Indoor-Outdoor House Looks Completely Unfinished, And That's the Point

A pre-WWII bungalow in Victoria, Australia is now a bold experiment in indoor-outdoor living.
January 14, 2015
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Top Renovation Tips from the Pages of Dwell

Each year, Dwell devotes an entire issue to the joys (and travails) of home renovation. In honor of our February 2015 issue, on newsstands now, we collected the ten best tips from the renovation experts.
January 12, 2015
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A Creative Staircase for a Compact NYC Loft

For a renovation in New York's Greenwich Village, Sarah Zames and her team at General Assembly created a custom ship-ladder staircase and gourmet eat-in kitchen.
January 12, 2015
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1920s Bungalow Plus Modern Addition Equals Perfect Austin Home

A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.
January 10, 2015

Could You Find Your Dream Home in an Old Abandoned Workshop?

Atelier Moderno renovated an old industrial building to create a luminous, modern home.
January 7, 2015
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A Historic Sydney Harbor House Gets a Bright Refresh

This 100-year-old house, located in the upscale Sydney suburb of Mosman, features a stunning vista but had been plagued by a dark and disorganized interior, the result of multiple renovations over the decades. The clients, a family of five, approached Sydney and New York-based firm Burley Katon Halliday with a tight budget to bring light and views of the harbor into the interior. The architects brought new clarity to the house by implementing a more open and sensitive room plan.
January 7, 2015