Collection by Avi Sharma

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Modern-Shed Ellensburg Farm Shed Complex
This Modern-Shed farm studio complex includes an outdoor bathroom, kitchen and living space.
Sixties Solarium
This house, originally built in 1929 in Northwest Washington DC, was modified with 1969-era “solarium” additions.
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
Space and Storage Needs Guide the Expansion of a Family's Cottage North of San Francisco
Even after a cramped cottage north of San Francisco grew, space and storage remained top of mind.
A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors
Tragedy begets opportunity in San Francisco when a fire-scorched Victorian is rebuilt from within.
Black to Light
Black to light. Susanna Cots discovers a new light bathed in black, cubes and glass.
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
Perch Haus
The Peninsula Neighborhood, in the heart of East Dallas, is located on the Northeast shore of White Rock Lake – the City’s urban oasis.
A Modern Renovation Connects to a Traditional Texas Town Through a Glass Wall
In a South Texas border town, a family introduces a bold aesthetic.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
TinkerBox
Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat.
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
Sheridan Residence
Modern design is often framed as a process of distilling architecture down to its very essence, and creating a form directly responsive to the occupant's...
Calhoun Pavilions Residence
Beautifully situated on a rise overlooking Lake Calhoun, this dynamic modern home was designed to maximize views of the lake and the downtown skyline.
An Indoor-Outdoor Renovation for a 1950s Ranch House in the Bay Area
This addition and renovation of a midcentury California ranch home is tied together with warm ipe wood.
Main Stay House
Austin’s Bouldin Creek neighborhood provides a unique and ever-changing context to the Main Stay House. The challenges were both cultural and site-specific.
27th Street - Noe Valley
The original home was a modest one story over garage, two bedroom one bath home in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.
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