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A Modern Penthouse in Athens
By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an irregularly shaped apartment in the heart of Athens, Greece.
April 23, 2014
Stylish Sicilian Bedroom
Architect Francesco Moncada's surprisingly modern renovation in Syracuse, Sicily, is home not just to himself, his girlfriend, and his brother, but to a suite of clever design moves.
April 8, 2013
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta Tagliabue.
December 29, 2011
On The Rocks
For centuries, Spain’s Canary Islands have been the last outpost of civilization before European mariners sailed headlong into the vast Atlantic.
June 11, 2011
Less Is Amore
With its architectural history reaching back to the ancient Greeks, Syracuse, on the island of Sicily, has plenty of old bones.
May 8, 2011
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc neighborhood of Barcelona in 2005, they knew they were taking a risk.
August 13, 2009
Architecture Tour: Madrid, Spain
Architect and designer Andrés Jaque takes us on a tour of pre-modern Madrid, highlighting the spaces where progressive design is breaking the mold.
February 26, 2009
Industrial designer Alfredo Häberli shows us how to pass the hours in Zurich, Switzerland, a city with no shortage of timekeepers.
January 21, 2009
It Takes a Villa
Enric Ruiz-Geli’s firm Cloud9 designed the suburban house of the future—it also happens to be sustainable.
January 19, 2009