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10 Olson Kundig Houses

If there's one material Tom Kundig of Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects is known for deploying in his projects, it's steel. Whether polished to a spectacular luster or left to weather with the elements, used as a structural support or applied as a refined accent, steel has the flexibility to be used in myriad ways. "Steel is just such a terrific material," Kundig says. "Virtually all of my projects have some sort of steel involved and hopefully, if I'm doing my job, I'm using it appropriately." Spy 10 of Olson Kundig's projects in the following slideshow.
March 13, 2014
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A Modern House in Elizabeth Beach, Australia

Architect Shane Blue crafts a modern home on a remote plot of land in southeastern Australia.
March 13, 2014
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Surprisingly Subtle 300-Foot Radio Tower

The winning design for the Canakkale Antenna Tower in Turkey manages grandeur with restraint.
March 13, 2014
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Radius Furniture by Jeff Martin

An ahead-of-the-curve furniture experiment by Jeff Martin plays with pastels and geometry.
March 13, 2014
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Profile: Karabachian Design Office

The brother-sister duo behind Karabachian Design Office share how they make and locally produce their minimal, fun furniture designs.
March 12, 2014
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Modern Renovations of Period Homes

Some of our favorite renovation stories involve recasting period architecture into modern residences, and these seven projects give historic structures a new history to call their own.
March 12, 2014
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Design Guide: San Diego

Architecture in San Diego—from newly built homes to modern classics like Kahn's Salk Institute—blends tradition and innovation in an exciting new way.
March 12, 2014
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A Modern House in the Forest Designed for Aging In Place

An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate the greenery of its Northwestern site.
March 12, 2014
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Mountaintop Modern

A couple's investment of sweat equity pays dividends in a mountainside house in southwestern Colorado
March 12, 2014
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