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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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Modern Renovations of 19th Century Homes

From a Greek and Gothic revival to the birth of suburbs, the 1800s brought about new innovations in technology and architectural styles embody those historic changes.
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6 Amazing Facade Makeovers

Designing a modern house doesn't have to mean building from the ground up. These six renovations show how to update existing facades with modern details and bring old buildings into the future.
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Underground House in Seoul

Architect Byoung Soo Cho’s Earth House is quite possibly one of the classiest dugouts ever built.
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Plan of Steel

The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
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A Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Farmhouse Renovation in Scotland

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
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Light-Filled Family Home Renovation in Copenhagen

In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.
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Halving It All

David Sarti's little red house in Seattle's sleepy Central District proves that a bit of land, ambition, and carpentry know-how can go a long way.
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Mid-City Modern

In the heart of Atlanta, Shawn Moseley worked closely with designer Scott Ball to design and build his new house not ten minutes from downtown.


Rock the Shack: Cabin Love

Sometimes the only thing getting us through the day is the dream of an escape—from work, from the city, from our day-to-day.