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An Eco-Friendly Paris Prefab Assembled in Two Weeks

In the suburbs of Paris, an architect with an eco-friendly practice doesn’t let tradition stand in the way of innovation.
November 29, 2015
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A Traditional Facade Hides A Light-Filled Modern Delaware Renovation

Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
November 28, 2015
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5 Modern Dining Tables Big Enough for the Whole Family

When it's time for a big meal, these well appointed dining rooms have space for even the largest guest list with tables that seat 10, 12, or even more.
November 25, 2015
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5 Modern Homes with Expansive Green Roofs

More than a visual statement of green-ness, these roofs provide extra insulation and—more importantly in cities—water retention that can attenuate flooding.
November 25, 2015
Green polycarbonate exterior of modern Seattle cabin by David Coleman.

6 Ways to Design with Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate may not count as a prestigious or classic architectural material, but its lightweight and translucent properties can make for some very unique designs.
November 25, 2015
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5 Modern Homes In Atlanta

A sprawling city that conjures up images of rustic porches, Atlanta is also home to many modern dwellings.
November 24, 2015
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How to Design With Maps

Carefully crafted to convey a trove of information, maps can also be excellent tools in the interior designer's repertoire. Whether abstract or richly detailed, they can greatly shape any room in the house.
November 24, 2015
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5 Dramatic Yet Tiny Backyard Buildings

These creative outbuilding designs give new meaning to the phrase "business in the front, party in the back."
November 23, 2015
Wave House Living Room and Terrace, Fujisawa, Japan

7 Relaxing Terraces

Even as temperatures outside plummet, a terrace can provide a point of outdoor connection all year round.
November 23, 2015