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Budget Breakdown: A New Zealand Architect Builds a Passive House for His Family for $490K
Drawing on a simple material palette of plywood and corrugated metal, architect Rafe Maclean designs a certified Passive House on...
Before & After: A Muddled Midcentury Home in L.A. Gets a Showstopping Makeover
Green carpeting, begone—after a revamp by A1000xBetter, this Studio City dwelling glows with white oak detailing and a whole new...
Before & After: A Ranch-Style Home in San Jose Gets an Infusion of Caribbean Cool
To renovate the suburban California residence, interior designer Cathie Hong introduced a color palette that evokes the family’s...
The Most Shocking Before & After Renovations of 2021
From postmodern play in a London Edwardian to the surprising revamp of an Atlanta bungalow, these are the most dramatic...
Before & After: Twinning Homes in Melbourne Go From Ramshackle to Ravishing
Mairead Murphy of Maike Design renovates two matching houses on the same block in Brunswick East, imbuing each with its own...
Before & After: A Brooklyn Brownstone’s Dreary Basement Becomes an Urban Oasis
Daniel Kaplan of Bowerbird Architects raises a dwelling’s downstairs ceilings and relocates the living spaces to glory in natural...
Before & After: A Detroit Architect Brings New Life to an Abandoned Brick Bungalow
Architect Sidney Migoski revives a 1912 residence in Detroit’s West Village, salvaging the home’s historic details while updating...
Before & After: A Blossoming Designer Tackles Her First Remodel During the Pandemic
Jessica Califano and her husband renovate a dated Catskills home, turning the dwelling into an outlet for the Brooklyn designer’s...
Before & After: An Old Corner Store Becomes the Ultimate Live/Work Space for Two Portland Filmmakers
Minarik Architecture rewrites the narrative of a former neighborhood store, turning it into a film production studio and a...
America’s Best Independent Design Shops: Spartan Shop
The showroom and gallery in Portland, Oregon, has emerged from the pandemic with a new vision.
This Prefab Shed Allows an Indigenous Community in Australia to Double Down on Food Production
SJB Architects collaborated with members of the Nyul Nyul Community to create an on-site harvesting facility that works with the...
Before & After: An Eichler Apartment’s Kitchen Returns to Its Midcentury Roots
In San Francisco’s Laguna Heights complex, interior designer Christine Lin turns a discordant kitchen into an inviting space with...
Before & After: A Rustic Austin Home Gets a Dose of California Cool
Using earthy tones, textural accents, and colorful artwork, Veneer Designs softens the industrial bones of a house built by a...
Before & After: A Chicago Architect Straightens Out Her Victorian Cottage’s Unwieldy Floor Plan
Removing a questionable staircase, Danielle Beaulieu brings light and fluidity into her 130-year-old home.
Here’s Your Chance to Tour 9 Gorgeous Homes in Austin, Texas
The 2021 AIA Austin Homes Tour kicks off on October 15 with a combination of in-person and virtual tours, as well as live...
Art and Nature Converge at a Couple’s Glass, Cedar, and Stone House in New York
In Westchester County, architect Carol Kurth designs an airy, gallery-like home that places artwork and the outdoors on equal...
Before & After: A Century-Old Cottage in Melbourne Is No Longer a “Rabbit Warren” of Rooms
Views of the backyard abound in this newly streamlined home for a young couple with a newborn.
Before & After: A Country Home Blossoms in the Ruins of an Old Stone Barn
Type rehabs a rundown stone structure into an elegant dwelling—and then sets about rewilding its site in the English countryside.
An Architect Helps Longtime Family Friends Rebuild After a California Wildfire
Risa Boyer designs a tiny, light-filled cabin for a retired couple after a devastating fire.
Before & After: A Convoluted Midcentury in Texas Gets a Family-Friendly Overhaul
After moving back home to Abilene, a couple turn to a childhood friend to help them reimagine a 1959 residence in their old...
A Radiantly Remodeled Midcentury Rummer Home Lists for $925K in Oregon
The updated 1968 residence by developer Robert Rummer—known as “Oregon’s answer to Eichler”—features an open-air atrium inspired...
Blink and You Might Miss the Subtle Beauty of Alessia Mosci’s Upcycled London Flat
The creative director and co-owner of MWAI repurposed as many materials as she could to turn an old apartment building into her...
Before & After: A Radiant Renovation Opens a Portland Midcentury to Its Forested Lot
Risa Boyer Architecture revitalizes a 1955 home with fresh interiors and a covered patio for lounging in every season, rain or...
20 “Before & After” Remodels That Transform Blah Bathrooms Into Striking Sanctuaries
Need a little bathroom inspiration? Look no further than these impressive renovations culled from our archives.
14 Row Houses and Brownstones “Before & After” Their Much-Needed Makeovers
In these transformations, designers tackle everything from confusing floor plans to woefully dark interiors.
Before & After: A Designer Turns an Ugly Duckling Into a Luminous Catskills Retreat
Unexpectedly facing the renovation alone, a Brooklyn-based DIYer rallies the help of her friends to transform a dated home.
Before & After: A Ramshackle New Jersey Row Home Becomes a Passive House With Pizzazz
Mowery Marsh Architects carve out a top-floor courtyard to bring light into a newly net-zero townhouse.
An Undulating Roof Flows Across the Barn-Like Modules of a Striking Long Island Home
A triangular courtyard nestles at the center of Six Square House by Young Projects, which features a dynamic, swooping roofline.
Before & After: A Design Duo Give Themselves Free Rein to Experiment With Their Portland Bungalow
Lara White and Jason Stamp of Workaday Design infuse their 1922 house with plenty of personality.
16 Impressive “Before & After” Renovations in Australia
These skillful transformations of Aussie homes trade tired and deteriorating interior spaces for charming features and...