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  1. This Cozy Finnish Home Would Not Be Complete Without a Sauna
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    This Cozy Finnish Home Would Not Be Complete Without a 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
    03.22.15

  2. Brooklyn Home Keeps its Historic Bones While Getting a Much Needed Interior Update
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    Brooklyn Home Keeps its Historic Bones While Getting a Much Needed Interior Update

    A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.15

  3. Textural Bachelor Pad Wrapped in Modern Tile
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    Textural Bachelor Pad Wrapped in Modern Tile

    A husband-and-wife design team revived a 1940s home in East Los Angeles's Mt. Washington area for a single man. Bearing few tell-tale signs of bachelorhood, aside from a photography and music...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    photos by: Marcia Prentice
    03.18.15

  4. 5 Architects Get Crafty With Budgets to Build Cost-Effective Modern Homes
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    5 Architects Get Crafty With Budgets to Build Cost-Effective Modern Homes

    The architects and residents of these five homes had the challenge of creating a champagne house on a beer budget. By getting creative with financing, searching for contractors who were willing to...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.16.15

  5. This Kansas City Home Looks Like Its Neighbors, But Reveals a Truly Modern Sensibility
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    This Kansas City Home Looks Like Its Neighbors, But Reveals a Truly Modern Sensibility

    Drawing on family lore and the vernacular of a venerable neighborhood, an architect creates a comfortable, adaptable home for his family.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    photos by: Mike Sinclair
    03.14.15

  6. Just Deserts: 5 Standout Homes in Arid Climates
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    Just Deserts: 5 Standout Homes in Arid Climates

    From their locations in the high desert of Washington state to Arizona and Nevada, these five homes make the most of extreme climates.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.12.15

  7. A Wing-Roofed Home in Georgia Perches Among the Trees
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    A Wing-Roofed Home in Georgia Perches Among the Trees

    Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the residents of this modern Atlanta home high into an urban forest.

    written by: Jeanee Ledoux
    03.11.15

  8. Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
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    Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient

    Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart, energy-efficient Toronto home designed for aging-in-place.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ben Rahn
    03.10.15

  9. In Montreal, a Modern Addition Captures Views of the Horizon
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    In Montreal, a Modern Addition Captures Views of the Horizon

    A young firm updates a midcentury house with a contemporary two-story expansion.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.25.15

  10. Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
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    Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover

    A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: JB Valiquette
    02.23.15

  11. Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
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    Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis

    A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.

    written by: Margot Dougherty
    photos by: Noah Webb
    02.22.15

  12. A Modern Family Home in Ecuador
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    A Modern Family Home in Ecuador

    After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.20.15

  13. A Plugged-In Home Rises in Prague
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    A Plugged-In Home Rises in Prague

    A family villa takes advantage of the latest in smart-home technology.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Ales Jungmann
    02.19.15

  14. A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard
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    A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard

    Architect Thomas Balaban creates a secret outdoor oasis within a Montreal house.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Adrien Williams
    02.10.15

  15. Near Montreal, a House Connects With Its Surroundings
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    Near Montreal, a House Connects With Its Surroundings

    In Boucherville, Quebec, Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement designs a single-family house that opens onto a veranda.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Steve Montpetit
    02.05.15

  16. Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal
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    Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal

    A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.

    written by: Rose Maura Lorre
    01.29.15

  17. An Efficient Live-Work Space in Montreal
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    An Efficient Live-Work Space in Montreal

    A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Adrien Williams
    01.28.15

  18. This Modern Coastal Escape Sits Within 18th-Century Stone Walls
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    This Modern Coastal Escape Sits Within 18th-Century Stone Walls

    A Portuguese summer home exemplifies adaptive reuse and the romance of an untamed coast.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    01.27.15

  19. Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside
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    Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside

    An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: Grant Harder
    01.22.15

  20. Perfect High-Low Mix for a Remodeled Modernist Apartment on the Sea
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    Perfect High-Low Mix for a Remodeled Modernist Apartment on the Sea

    French designer Florence Deau coaxes a modernist city planning office into a beachside pied-à-terre.

    written by: Stephen Heyman
    photos by: Simon Upton
    01.19.15

  21. Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation
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    Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation

    A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.

    written by: Robert Landon
    photos by: Brian W. Ferry
    01.17.15

  22. Could You Find Your Dream Home in an Old Abandoned Workshop?
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    Could You Find Your Dream Home in an Old Abandoned Workshop?

    Atelier Moderno renovated an old industrial building to create a luminous, modern home.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    01.07.15

  23. Habitat for Humanity Home in Kansas Channels Midcentury California
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    Habitat for Humanity Home in Kansas Channels Midcentury California

    El Dorado's Habitat for Humanity prototype brings Eichler-esque style to the prairie.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    01.04.15

  24. Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
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    Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home

    In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of color and texture.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    photos by: Joe Fletcher
    01.01.15

  25. L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)
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    L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)

    A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    12.31.14

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