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An Affordable Addition Doubles the Amount of Floor Space in This Madrid Apartment
An Affordable Addition Doubles the Amount of Floor Space in This Madrid Apartment
A new mezzanine cleverly divides the ground floor of this apartment into a double-height living area and a music studio for less than $40k.
- 8 months ago
This 484-Square-Foot Tiny House in Brazil Is as Sculptural as it Is Sustainable
Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates uses reclaimed mining waste to create a minimalist masterpiece on a spectacular site.
5 Prefab Homes That Cost Less Than $20K
These prefab homes and kit dwellings break new ground for affordable housing.
Budget Breakdown: A Muddled Parisian Pad Gets a Sleek Makeover for $117K
Budget Breakdown: A Muddled Parisian Pad Gets a Sleek Makeover for $117K
By capturing natural light and adding svelte, custom furniture, JCPCDR rescues a dark, dated apartment in the 4th arrondissement.
- 8 months ago
This Rentable Midcentury Jewel Glitters in California’s Largest State Park
Entrepreneur Kristen Lewis found her ideal family vacation home in Borrego Springs, a dark-sky community nestled in a 600,000-acre park.
Before & After: This Hip Parisian Apartment Makes the Most of 193 Square Feet
Hoch Studio turns a dingy, cramped apartment into a sunny sanctuary with a winning personality.
A Beautifully Retrofitted 1969 Airstream Strikes a Chord With a Nashville Musician
The designers embraced the trailer’s heyday by outfitting it with vintage furniture and decor.
An Exclusive Look Inside the Health-Conscious House That Put Richard Neutra on the Map
Designed for a quirky wellness professional, the Lovell Health House is an International Style landmark that galvanized Neutra’s career.
In Living Color: 6 Tiny Homes for Every Hue of the Rainbow
There’s a whole spectrum of tiny homes on the market—red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet.
This Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse Can Only Be Reached by Boat
Helicoptered to the site in prefab pieces, a holiday retreat springs up on a remote and roadless island.
Before & After: A French Norman–Style Home Ditches a Clumsy Addition
Before & After: A French Norman–Style Home Ditches a Clumsy Addition
In Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, a stately home with storybook appeal trades a clunky addition for one that’s open and outdoor-oriented.
- 8 months ago
Before & After: This Historic Midcentury With a Slinky Roofline Debuts at Modernism Week 2020
Once destined for destruction, the Miles Bates House—better known as the Wave House for its curvy roof—will finally open to the public in Palm Springs this week.
Before & After: Curving Glass Walls Give This Traditional Beijing Home an Otherworldly Appeal
A derelict courtyard residence gets revitalized with a sinuous, glass-walled pathway.
Budget Breakdown: A Portland Designer Jazzes Up His ’50s Kitchen for Less Than $26K
Using humble materials like plywood and laminate in a smart way, Ben Ediger of design-build studio Spacecraft gives his tired kitchen a much-needed update.
Budget Breakdown: This Svelte Lakeside Retreat in Austin Cost Just $446K
An architect teams up with Faye and Walker to build a white gabled lake house overlooking Texas Hill Country.
Before & After: This Former Garage Is Now a Functional, Colorful Flat With Bubbly Built-Ins
A colorful conversion adds storage and brightens this petite first-floor French flat.
Budget Breakdown: A Gloomy Apartment in Israel Does a Full 180 for $115K
Architect Michael Peled completely flips the layout of an apartment in Haifa to take advantage of treetop views.
Before & After: A Choppy San Francisco Duplex Becomes a Svelte Multigenerational Home
Persevering through a roller-coaster renovation, a San Francisco family makes room for extended relatives in their revamped hillside retreat.
Before & After: A Punchy Perforated Screen Fills This Vancouver Apartment With Light
This compact apartment in Vancouver’s Armoury District has an inspired solution for bringing light to the ground floor.
Budget Breakdown: A Moldy Shed Becomes a Lively Backyard Hangout for Less Than $40K
Once a dilapidated garage, this flexible garden studio in Seattle now serves as an all-weather hub for a mother and daughter.
Before & After: This Sleek California Home Is a Master Class on Minimalism
A run-of-the-mill residence in the South Bay receives a John Pawson–inspired renovation that eschews all unnecessary detail.
Budget Breakdown: A Playful, Postmodern ADU in Los Angeles Is Built for $249K
Bunch Design imagines a colorful, dynamic backyard dwelling that looks and feels larger than its 850 square feet.
Before & After: A Historic Apartment Building Is Transformed Into a Chic Social Hotel in Portland
The rooms at the stylish Pacific Northwest outpost of KEX, an Icelandic mini-chain, start at just $38.
Before & After: An Adirondacks Lake House Escapes its Amorphous Additions
A couple tap architect Jill Porter, a college friend, to renovate their weekend retreat over seven years—and decide to live there year-round.
Watch: Inside Sticotti’s Radiant Buenos Aires Studio
Architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti invites us inside his Palermo showroom and studio.
Before & After: A Former Motorcycle Shop Roars to Life as a Breezy Home on Mallorca
Emerald-green tiles accent natural wood and limestone walls in this converted motorcycle repair shop in Palma de Mallorca.
Before & After: A New York City Apartment Goes From Dark and Cramped to Daring and Capacious
A bold renovation turns an outdated apartment in Manhattan into a light and bright home.
An Architect Built a 16,700-Square-Foot Museum That Happens to Be a Home
This is how an art enthusiast convinced Arturo Grimaldi and Leonardo Nacht to create a private gallery that doubles as a residence.
Before & After: A Remodel Brings a Famous Cartoonist’s Former Home Back to Life
This Seattle house high above Lake Washington once belonged to illustrator Irwin Caplan. Now it blends refreshed midcentury character with a seamless addition.
Before & After: A Cavernous Chicago Loft Undergoes an Artistic Renovation
Vladimir Radutny Architects refines an industrial loft in Chicago, introducing a restrained palette with sculptural accents.