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  1. The Lake House That's a Living Piece of Architecture History
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    The Lake House That's a Living Piece of Architecture History

    A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    06.15.16

  2. A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
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    A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway

    On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    06.14.16

  3. It's Hip to Be Square
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    It's Hip to Be Square

    This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home, hard-working garden, and smartly designed outdoor...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: John Clark
    06.13.16

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
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    Yes, It Is Easy Being Green

    Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Drew Kelly
    05.18.16

  9. Bauhaus by the Sea
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    Bauhaus by the Sea

    No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.

    written by: Jaci Conry
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    05.14.16

  10. Students Pass Their Class by Building a House in New Zealand
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    Students Pass Their Class by Building a House in New Zealand

    A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Simon Devitt
    05.12.16

  11. Designed to Handle the Heat and More
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    Designed to Handle the Heat and More

    A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: João Canziani
    04.15.16

  12. You Won't Be Calling This House a "Man Cave"
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    You Won't Be Calling This House a "Man Cave"

    A Hollywood bungalow reinvents the bachelor pad.

    written by: Rico Gagliano
    photos by: Zen Sekizawa
    04.12.16

  13. Daft Punk Could Play at This House
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    Daft Punk Could Play at This House

    A DJ booth is just one amenity packed into this modern surf shack.

    written by: Paul Young
    photos by: Ye Rin Mok
    04.07.16

  14. A Couple Cuts Their Commute and Designs All Day
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    A Couple Cuts Their Commute and Designs All Day

    When your house includes an industrial design studio, architecture office, and metalwork shop, what more do you need?

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    03.30.16

  15. A Pair of English Barns Hide Unabashedly Bold and Budget-Friendly Minimalist Interiors
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    A Pair of English Barns Hide Unabashedly Bold and Budget-Friendly Minimalist Interiors

    Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk for himself and his friends to visit, repose, and consider the beauty of...

    written by: Iain Aitch
    03.23.16

  16. New England Vacation Home Emphasizes Island Breeze and Spectacular Views
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    New England Vacation Home Emphasizes Island Breeze and Spectacular Views

    Four structures situated on a wooded strip of Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts celebrate their stunning natural surroundings.

    written by: Emma Janzen
    03.27.15

  17. Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds
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    Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds

    Amassing a modern furniture collection on a budget used to require hundreds of man hours spent trawling yard sales. Now all it takes are the right keywords. Culled from our archives, here are seven...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  18. These Need-to-Own Neutral Tiles Are the Opposite of Boring
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    These Need-to-Own Neutral Tiles Are the Opposite of Boring

    From a line inspired by the architectural works of Robert A.M. Stern to rich metallic tiles and colors that evoke the city of London, this crop of neutrals is anything but drab.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.11.15

  19. Warm Wood Floors Done Right
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    Warm Wood Floors Done Right

    Wood floors provide undeniable warmth to a home. We've gathered a sampling of houses that use the material's charm to their advantage.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.04.15

  20. Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft
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    Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft

    In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Ye-h Photography
    12.12.14

  21. Generations-Old Danish Wood Firm Dinesen Unveils Spiffy Copenhagen Showroom
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    Generations-Old Danish Wood Firm Dinesen Unveils Spiffy Copenhagen Showroom

    Dinesen, a family-owned Danish wood brand founded in 1898, recently unveiled a new Copenhagen showroom designed by Danish studio OeO. We toured the space and chatted with owner Thomas Dinesen and...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.10.14

  22. An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley
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    An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley

    At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.12.14

  23. 6 Tips for a Pain-Free Kitchen Renovation
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    6 Tips for a Pain-Free Kitchen Renovation

    With the average kitchen remodel costing around $55,000, it’s easy to see why homeowners look for ways to save money on a renovation. And considering how many decisions are made with this highly...

    written by: Anne Reagan
    10.28.14

  24. Modern Cottage Retreat in Quebec
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    Modern Cottage Retreat in Quebec

    A Montreal firm creates an escape for a family of four in Quebec's Laurentides.

    photos by: Steve Montpetit
    10.21.14

  25. 5 Puerto Rican Designers to Know
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    5 Puerto Rican Designers to Know

    These up-and-coming designers draw inspiration from their Caribbean heritage to create bold, colorful, and thoughtful objects for the contemporary home. Visit Design in Puerto Rico for more...

    07.21.14

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