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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Modern, Rugged, and Cozy: This Countryside Home Has It All
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    Modern, Rugged, and Cozy: This Countryside Home Has It All

    Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.

    written by: Alyn Griffiths
    photos by: James Silverman
    05.29.16

  19. This Couple Achieves Their Glass House Goals
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    This Couple Achieves Their Glass House Goals

    Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Matthew Millman
    05.28.16

  20. Three Families Comfortably Fit in One Slim Lot
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    Three Families Comfortably Fit in One Slim Lot

    Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.

    written by: Valerie Easton
    photos by: Rafael Soldi
    05.27.16

  21. Bursts of Yellow and Indoor Gardens Are Just Two Reasons to Love This Home
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    Bursts of Yellow and Indoor Gardens Are Just Two Reasons to Love This Home

    By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and inspired El Salvador beach house.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Jason Bax
    05.27.16

  22. This Former Garage Is Clutter Free
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    This Former Garage Is Clutter Free

    An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.

    photos by: Simon Devitt
    05.26.16

  23. Local Wood Covers This Getaway for Two Architects
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    Local Wood Covers This Getaway for Two Architects

    A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family escape in the Australian bush.

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    photos by: Richard Powers
    05.24.16

  24. A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
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    A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape

    A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.

    written by: Georgie Bean
    photos by: Shannon McGrath
    05.23.16

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