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Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired  Masterwork Designed by His Father
Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.
By Brian Libby - 6 days ago
Gaudí's Fantastic Casa Vicens Opens to the Public For the First Time
Gaudí's Fantastic Casa Vicens Opens to the Public For the First Time
Completed in 1885, architect Antoni Gaudí’s first residential project opens today as a museum in Barcelona’s Gràcia district.
Live Out Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Vision in This Home That’s Asking $725K
Live Out Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Vision in This Home That’s Asking $725K
On the market for only the second time, the Anderson House in Pleasantville, New York, was built in 1950 as part of the iconic architect’s idyllic Usonia community.
The Parallelogram House Helps Reshape a Sleepy Canadian City
The Parallelogram House Helps Reshape a Sleepy Canadian City
With an unusually angular house, a Canadian studio builds on a practice known for striking silhouettes.
The Ideal Home For You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
The Ideal Home For You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Fiery go-getter or airy dreamer, down-to-earth or deep thinker—find a home that suits your sign.
We Asked 25 American Makers About the State of Manufacturing (Plus Their Top Designs)
We Asked 25 American Makers About the State of Manufacturing (Plus Their Top Designs)
Domestic design is an important marker of culture. But it’s not easy to make beautiful things that last and are produced in America.
This American Life’s Ira Glass Lists His Light-Filled Chelsea Apartment For $1.75M
This American Life’s Ira Glass Lists His Light-Filled Chelsea Apartment For $1.75M
The popular radio show host and producer is parting with this loft-like, one-bedroom unit in Manhattan.
Journey Through Eastern Japan on a Luxury Sleeper Train
Journey Through Eastern Japan on a Luxury Sleeper Train
Enter the world of Train Suite Shiki-shima, a 10-car sleeper train that’s more like a scenic boutique hotel than a simple means of transportation.
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.
Stay in This Danish Vacation Home Made Up of 9 Log-Clad Cylinders
Stay in This Danish Vacation Home Made Up of 9 Log-Clad Cylinders
The island of Møn in Denmark has a remarkable landscape with dramatic white-chalk cliffs, so it’s fitting that Birkedal—a vacation rental property not far from the beach—features...
How Tiny and Prefab Homes Can Help People Recover After Natural Disasters
How Tiny and Prefab Homes Can Help People Recover After Natural Disasters
Now that we're seeing how natural disasters are becoming more and more common—from forest fires to floods and hurricanes—we’ve started to wonder, how can prefab and tiny homes...
Tour a Newly Renovated Hotel Inspired by Hong Kong's Maritime History
Tour a Newly Renovated Hotel Inspired by Hong Kong's Maritime History
After a year-long renovation, The Fleming Hotel in Hong Kong just reopened with a new sophisticated look that pays homage to the iconic Star Ferry.
A 1974 Kit House Is Gutted in a Frenzy, Then Fine-Tuned For Close to a Decade
A 1974 Kit House Is Gutted in a Frenzy, Then Fine-Tuned For Close to a Decade
A couple rehab and refine a drab suburban home outside of New York City.
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof silhouette and traditional elevation of its Victorian...
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo to the Czech Republic.
6 Essential Tips For Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
6 Essential Tips For Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can imbue style, atmosphere, and just the right amount...
Tour a New Residential High-Rise That's Uniquely "Chicago"
Tour a New Residential High-Rise That's Uniquely "Chicago"
Landmark West Loop is a love letter to Chicago's West Loop neighborhood.
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.

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