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  1. This Used to Be a 1970s Relic with a Woodpecker Problem
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    This Used to Be a 1970s Relic with a Woodpecker Problem

    It's hard to believe the history of this sparkling house.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    06.10.16

  2. A Couple Tackles Conversion Challenges and Builds a Modern Renovation
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    A Couple Tackles Conversion Challenges and Builds a Modern Renovation

    To convert a musty mid-century house with a nonsensical floor plan into a modern and space-efficient family home, three intrepid designers played a bit of architectural Tetris.

    written by: Rachel Levin
    photos by: Daniel Hennessy
    06.10.16

  3. This Home is Clean, Comfortable, and Only 196 Square Feet
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    This Home is Clean, Comfortable, and Only 196 Square Feet

    A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration to a growing community of tiny-house enthusiasts.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: Joe Schmelzer
    06.10.16

  4. The Garage That's as Fun as the Living Room
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    The Garage That's as Fun as the Living Room

    After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.

    photos by: Zen Sekizawa
    06.10.16

  5. When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable
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    When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable

    Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable cabin for weekend getaways that feels a world away.

    written by: Adele Weder
    photos by: Misha Gravenor
    06.09.16

  6. Humid City, Cool Home
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    Humid City, Cool Home

    In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture.

    written by: Simon Pitchforth
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    06.09.16

  7. Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home
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    Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home

    Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Mathew Scott
    06.09.16

  8. You Don't Have to Just Be at Your Desk When Working from Home
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    You Don't Have to Just Be at Your Desk When Working from Home

    The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office. The new residents of his 1972 house embrace a more fluid approach to...

    written by: William Bostwick
    photos by: Noah Webb
    06.08.16

  9. This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
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    This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space

    With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.

    written by: Luke Tebbutt
    06.07.16

  10. A Former Garage Hosts the Best Parties
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    A Former Garage Hosts the Best Parties

    A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: Grant Harder
    06.07.16

  11. The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab
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    The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab

    A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    06.07.16

  12. A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive
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    A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive

    With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.

    photos by: Spencer Lowell
    06.06.16

  13. The Home That Glows in the Dark
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    The Home That Glows in the Dark

    A luminescent house brightens a block in Hiroshima, Japan.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Toshiyuki Yano
    06.06.16

  14. The Brownstone Baked to Perfection
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    The Brownstone Baked to Perfection

    A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a budget-conscious patina.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    06.05.16

  15. This Minimal Addition Looks Magical in the Belgian Forest
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    This Minimal Addition Looks Magical in the Belgian Forest

    A little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view.

    written by: Jane Szita
    06.04.16

  16. The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State
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    The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State

    A prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat is one woman's outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    06.03.16

  17. The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
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    The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods

    A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Narayan Mahon
    06.02.16

  18. This Home Will Make You Want to Build Your Own Sauna
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    This Home Will Make You Want to Build Your Own Sauna

    A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.

    written by: Ben Norris
    photos by: Tim Van de Velde
    06.02.16

  19. How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
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    How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House

    An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    06.01.16

  20. A Restless Real Estate Developer Builds His Ideal Live-Work Space
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    A Restless Real Estate Developer Builds His Ideal Live-Work Space

    An Amsterdam real estate developer accustomed to flipping properties renovates—and promptly falls in love with—a live-work space to call his own.

    written by: Anna Lambert
    photos by: Hotze Eisma
    06.01.16

  21. When Prefab Is Painless
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    When Prefab Is Painless

    An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dwight Eschliman
    05.31.16

  22. This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
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    This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope

    Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded canyon house in Malibu.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: J Bennett Fitts
    05.31.16

  23. The Off-Grid Home That Doesn't Worry About Too Many Gadgets
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    The Off-Grid Home That Doesn't Worry About Too Many Gadgets

    A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right in the surrounding landscape.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Derek Shapton
    05.31.16

  24. The Idyllic Midwest Getaway
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    The Idyllic Midwest Getaway

    Prefab construction simplified the building process of this northern Wisconsin summer home, where all materials required ferrying across Lake Superior.

    written by: Mason Riddle
    photos by: George Heinrich
    05.30.16

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