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It Takes a Village
On Washington's lush Bainbridge Island, one community strives for quality of life as a sustainable initiative.
A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley
In New York, architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick creates an eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an...
The...
An Abandoned Stable in Spain Is Transformed Into a Sustainable Vacation Home For Rent
This forgotten stable in the Spanish province of Cáceres was converted into a vacation rental that takes full advantage of its...
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
A Cluster of Cabins in a Former Quarry Makes a Simple Vacation Escape
Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900...
On a sloping site near a defunct rock quarry on the remote lobster-fishing island of Vinalhaven, Maine, a three-part...
Hot to Trot
In rural Canada, an architect imports an American typology to create a year-round refuge rooted in the landscape.
The midcentury chairs, sofa, and coffee table in the living room were purchased at Guff in the East End of Toronto,...
In the kitchen both the walls and the countertop are made of birch plywood.
Joel, a landscape designer, created “a series of outdoor rooms,” including an alfresco kitchen that is sheltered...
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
Grids and Colors Inspire the Renovation of a Graphic Designer's Pink L.A. Bungalow
On a sloped plot in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, an almost 100-year-old anonymous bungalow was rendered in pink,...
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
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