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  1. Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab
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    Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab

    A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: The Morrisons
    06.16.16

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. A Comfortable Patio with a Sharp Design
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    A Comfortable Patio with a Sharp Design

    In coastal Norway, a guesthouse serves as a sculptural refuge.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.12.16

  11. A Little Apartment Gets a Solid Renovation
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    A Little Apartment Gets a Solid Renovation

    The budget was nearly as tight as the space in this cheerful 516-square-foot flat in Bratislava.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.07.16

  12. San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
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    San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive

    A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Ye Rin Mok
    04.05.16

  13. It’s Always Happy Hour at This Apartment
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    It’s Always Happy Hour at This Apartment

    A compact Chelsea apartment reveals a game-changing bar.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Alan Tansey
    04.04.16

  14. How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
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    How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet

    A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    03.21.16

  15. 7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love
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    7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love

    From studios, to guest rooms, lounge areas, and practice spaces, these space-efficient backyard structures provide a small sojourn from the everyday, just steps away from home.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.10.15

  16. 5 Tiny Backyard Additions
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    5 Tiny Backyard Additions

    These minuscule outbuildings may not contribute much in terms of square footage, but they do create valuable oases outside the home for work, play, and meditation.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.10.15

  17. 8 Homes with Space-Saving Digital Projectors
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    8 Homes with Space-Saving Digital Projectors

    Short on space but big on digital entertainment? Check out how these eight spaces creatively incorporated a projector in their home.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.09.15

  18. Stairway to Slumber: 13 Modern Sleeping Lofts
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    Stairway to Slumber: 13 Modern Sleeping Lofts

    Until we can figure out how to actually sleep on clouds, we'll settle for these sleeping lofts perched high above their living spaces.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.02.15

  19. 10 Tiny Bedrooms
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    10 Tiny Bedrooms

    The bedroom is one of the only rooms in the house where smaller often really does mean cozier. We've selected ten of our favorite such sleeping quarters.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.26.15

  20. 8 Space-Saving Murphy Bed Designs
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    8 Space-Saving Murphy Bed Designs

    Check out how these Murphy bed designs cleverly maximize space and increase a room's functionality.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.18.15

  21. What You Can Accomplish With a Single Shipping Container
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    What You Can Accomplish With a Single Shipping Container

    We've seen shipping units stacked and configured in every conceivable way, but we're most impressed when someone creates something new and functional with as little as possible. From a guesthouse...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.15.15

  22. Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
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    Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs

    A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.

    written by: Justin Ellis
    05.12.15

  23. 8 Tiny Renovations
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    8 Tiny Renovations

    Given the opportunity to renovate, the residents of these eight tiny abodes opted to maximize space rather than add it.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.07.15

  24. How to Make the Most of a Tiny Bathroom
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    How to Make the Most of a Tiny Bathroom

    These small bathrooms reveal enormous possibilities.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.04.15

  25. Serene Artist's Studio Lets In Just Enough Scenery To Not Be Distracting
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    Serene Artist's Studio Lets In Just Enough Scenery To Not Be Distracting

    Peterson Rich Office designed a modern studio for artist Tula Telfair in Lyme, Connecticut. The space is designed to complement the picturesque setting, while not letting it take the artist away...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.29.15

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