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10 Innovative Urban Homes

These 10 urban homes run the gamut from renovated commercial spaces to new constructions on small, irregular plots.

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Garden Statement

On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a resourceful client.
Modern home interior with pink and yellow walls
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Colorful Remodel in Los Angeles

How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark and beleaguered mid-century house into a family home for the…
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An Art-Inspired Modern House in Nebraska

Tasked with creating a hybrid residence and art gallery, architect Jeff Dolezal of Omaha, Nebraska, firm Tack Architects called upon mid-century influences to create a showpiece of modern design in…
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Living Room

When Im and David Schafer moved in together they faced the challenge of combining the contents of David’s 880-square-foot loft and Im’s 550-square-foot apartment into a one-room,…
modern straw bale home
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Material Focus: Straw Bales

When it comes to ecologically minded building materials, straw bales are among the kindest (they involve repurposing waste material from the grain growing industry).
eco house with painted red steel Pac-Clad panels
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Project: TED

Unlike its next-door neighbor, R-House, TED wasn’t originally planned to meet the exacting Passive House standard.
Modern prefab lakeside home in New Jersey
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A Lakeside Prefab in New Jersey

A New Zealand expat and her son use their prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat as an outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.
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Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul

Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture and…

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Favorite Play! Spaces

We love to play and love places that celebrate our inner, creative, kidlike selves—we dedicated our July/August 2011 issue to the subjects of families, kids, and play after all.

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