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  1. Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation
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    Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation

    By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an irregularly shaped apartment in the heart of Athens, Greece.

    written by: Eleni Gage
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    06.23.16

  2. The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape
    Houses We Love

    The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape

    Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a Manhattan couple embarks on a renovation in the verdant Hudson Valley.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Jon Snyder
    06.22.16

  3. An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
    House Tours

    An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home

    Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for watching winter turn to spring and the great vault of the heavens.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Tom Fowlks
    06.15.16

  4. This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House
    My House

    This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House

    Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Misty Keasler
    06.14.16

  5. The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level
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    The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level

    In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Mark Seelen
    06.14.16

  6. Centuries-Old Farmhouses Inspired This Timeless Home
    My House

    Centuries-Old Farmhouses Inspired This Timeless Home

    When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging.

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    photos by: Damian Russell
    06.13.16

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
    Houses We Love

    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

  13. 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

  14. 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

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

    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

  16. The Idyllic Midwest Getaway
    Houses We Love

    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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. An Obsessed Designer Fills Her Home with Vintage Finds
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    An Obsessed Designer Fills Her Home with Vintage Finds

    In southwest England, interior designer Kathryn Tyler built her home around her ever-expanding furniture collection.

    written by: Alyn Griffiths
    photos by: Andrew Meredith
    04.29.16

  20. A Soaring Schoolhouse in the Netherlands is Reborn
    Houses We Love

    A Soaring Schoolhouse in the Netherlands is Reborn

    Take a lesson from this school-turned-home.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Kasia Gatkowska
    04.27.16

  21. Pay Attention in History Class and Design like the Masters
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    Pay Attention in History Class and Design like the Masters

    Take a lesson from these collaborations between academic institutions and design greats.

    written by: Liz Arnold
    04.21.16

  22. This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet
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    This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet

    In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a serene, site-sensitive home.

    written by: Suzanne Wales
    photos by: Albert Font
    04.19.16

  23. 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

  24. Uncle Knows Best
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    Uncle Knows Best

    A niece seeks out her uncle to design a home for her family in Ecuador.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.14.16

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