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A 1970s Bungalow Is Transformed Into a Breezy Beach House in California
Architect David Montalba creates an oceanfront hangout where an extended family can enjoy the sand as their living room.
These Affordable Backyard Homes Can Be Installed in Two Weeks, and They Start at $199K
Bay Area–based company Abodu has developed a permitting program to spur lightning-fast build-outs of backyard houses.
A Historic Saloon Gains New Life as an Airy Courtyard Home in San Francisco
A thoughtful redesign transforms a difficult Historic Resource property into a light-filled sanctuary for entertaining,...
What it’s Like to Live at Architect Miguel Angel Aragonés’ Museum-Like Mexico City Home
With a home for his own family, a Mexico City designer finds the fullest expression of his style.
A Delicate Renovation Revives a ’70s Beach House in Northern California
Butler Armsden Architects’ retooling of a Stinson Beach retreat allows one family to bask in the outdoors.
A Steep, Sloping Lot Becomes a Hillside Family Oasis in San Francisco
Perched high above the city, John Maniscalco’s Tank Hill Residence celebrates the dual experience of engaging with, as well as...