These 10 urban homes run the gamut from renovated commercial spaces to new constructions on small, irregular plots.
Built between 1958 and 1960, each unit of Mies van der Rohe’s Lafayette Park in Detroit has undergone subtle renovations which have preserved the brilliance of his original design and catered to residents' desires for personalized spaces. Photo by Raimund Koch.
Beyond an aging facade, artistic director Jean-Christophe Aumas' Paris apartment bursts with color and life. But, in his small flat, Aumas' challenge is privacy and separating spaces. A white brick screen shields his office from his dining room. Photo by Christian Schaulin.
On the ninth floor of a building in Brooklyn, a couple are living the high life. A subdued palette helps keeps their space current while subtle patterns and personal items add character. Photo by Dean Kaufman.