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Houses We Love

15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.



Neighborhood to Watch: Atwater Village in Los Angeles

Atwater Village lies between the Los Angeles River to the west and Glendale to the north and east.

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Travel Reports

Tuscan Winery by Renzo Piano

Nestled into the Tuscan landscape, in the municipality of Gavorrano in the heart of Maremma, sits a modern winery called Rocca di Frassinello.

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City Guide

Phoenix Envy

Skip Sedona and forget the Grand Canyon? Architect Will Bruder leads us on a journey through slow food and rapid development in Phoenix, Arizona.

Travel Reports

An Architect's Guide to Silver Lake

One highlight of my recent visit to Los Angeles was a whirlwind tour of Silver Lake with the great architect Barbara Bestor, who has lived there since 1988.


Airbnb Picks

We covered our favorite beach spots in our June 2011 issue, but as you well know, summer marches on.

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Coffee Break: San Francisco's Coffee Bar

When you walk into the Financial District's newest third-wave coffee hot spot, Coffee Bar, it may seem like you're waiting under the arch of a proscenium rather than in line for a piping hot latte.

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Travel Reports

America's Top Design Destinations

We're hitting the road and touring the best architecture and design in the U S of A.

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Summer Squash Salad

In one of San Francisco's many multi-unit buildings from the early-1900s, Heidi Lender (with the help of John Lum Architecture and Maddern Construction) merged two, top-floor apartments to create a…



Video Exclusive: Mobility & Technology

There’s a new generation of pioneering automotive designers who are fusing artistry, craftsmanship and technology, to create an unpreced