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Bancroft residence awning and picnic table

5 Outdoor Dining Areas We Love

Like a park's picnic table built into your home, outdoor dining areas are a great way to effortlessly spend more time outdoors. Tour these five lovely examples from houses we've covered.
September 24, 2015
Orcas Island library with shelves of books and Artek stool

7 Gigantic Home Libraries

These sizable modern libraries are perfect for active contemplation or just sitting back and reading.
September 23, 2015
Carrboro House metal exterior

This Light-Filled Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site

A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
September 23, 2015
doblin house addition living room floor to ceiling windows

5 Additions We Love

Whether providing additional space or a stream of natural light, these recent additions breathe new life into preexisting homes.
September 22, 2015
São Paulo apartment bathroom with perforated concrete block wall

5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Bathroom

These modern bathrooms prove concrete can work in every corner of the house, and in surprisingly versatile ways.
September 22, 2015
Portland renovated warehouse central atrium hammock.

6 Homes with Private Enclosed Courtyards

An interior courtyard can be a tricky affair: carving an opening to the elements means extra care waterproofing and ensuring proper drainage. Once accomplished, however, there's nothing quite like a room with private access to the outdoors.
September 21, 2015
Dining room with sliding doors to garden in Brooklyn renovation by Elizabeth Roberts.

A Light-Filled Brooklyn Townhouse Features A Large Indoor-Outdoor Space for Entertaining

At more than 150 years old, this structure was a ruin when the architect and her clients found it. Now it's a stunning home designed with a growing family and hosting in mind.
September 20, 2015
Steel overhang exterior of house designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Richly-Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views

In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
September 19, 2015
the thom cabin fireplace

5 Homes with Impressive Wood Interiors

Not only does wood provide a seemingly endless range of aesthetic options, it also inspires unique and daring design choices, from rugged timbers to decorative surfaces.
September 18, 2015