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15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.



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House Tours

Keep Your Eye on the Balto

Coffee shop and bakery owner Greg Martin kept baker’s hours to whip this chimerical Minneapolis building into a modern confection.
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Double the Pleasure

These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one.
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Elegant Milan Home of Designer Gae Aulenti

Designer-architect Gae Aulenti lived in Milan until her death in 2012 at age 84.
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The "Unfinished Spaces" of Cuba

Following the revolution in 1959, Fidel Castro stood on the sprawling golf course of a country club known to be the stomping grounds of the rich and decreed that in place, a school dedicated to the…
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A Zero-Energy Community: Part 2

Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first multifamily zero-energy community in the United States.
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Two Houses Are Better Than One

Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
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A Brooklyn Couple Rehabilitate a 19th-Century Duplex

A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of possibilities.
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Inside a Renovated Cottage in Marin

Take a peek inside a cottage renovated by Feldman Architecture for an artist and landscape architect.



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Snøhetta's SFMOMA Expansion

This video shows the latest from Norwegian super-firm Snøhetta's expansion plans for SFMOMA in San Francisco.