Latest Articles in Renovation

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These Old Houses: 5 Renovations That Blend Old and New

Whether midcentury modern, Victorian, or something even older, these clever renovations hold on to their historic bones.
August 17, 2015
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An 1850s Prefab Cottage from Boston Finds New Life in Australia

A derelict home in Melbourne received a complete overhaul by Jost Architects in five months.
August 17, 2015
Copenhagen renovation attic with Eames chairs.

A Cramped Attic Became a Sunny Dining Room in this Renovation of a Copenhagen Tudor

A furniture designer carves out a modern family home in a renovated 1925 structure on the outskirts of Copenhagen.
August 15, 2015
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An Adorable Midcentury Revamp in Bel Air

This light-filled house in Bel Air brings together indoor and outdoor, private and open, living.
August 13, 2015
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A Smart Modern Remodel of a Traditional DC House

In Washington DC, a contractor transforms a dilapidated house into a clean, modern residence.
August 13, 2015
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An Uninspired Home in Germany Gets a Bright, Eco-Friendly Update

In Stuttgart, Germany, Behnisch Architekten gave a fogeyish pitched-roof house a facelift, removing interior walls, flattening the roof, and adding floor-to-ceiling windows, while reducing its overall carbon footprint in the process.
August 13, 2015
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A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis

Christian Rice Architects transformed a Spanish-style dud into a lofty, contemporary gem.
August 12, 2015
Modern Texan addition and renovation facade with cypress paneling and metal roof

These Traditional 1920s Homes Got 21st-Century Updates

Renovations and additions brought these fogeyish houses, built during the days of flappers and Prohibition, roaring back to life.
August 11, 2015