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The house incorporates a variety of wood finishes, all in the same general color palette: unfinished ipe for the pool...
Jackson and Zeke escape their bedroom through a slide repurposed from an old play structure.
Street signs provide an exterior siding. Read more about this sustainable approach to repurposing materials here.
Architect Ernesto Bedmar had previously converted an unused alley into a loft.
Standing-seam copper siding accentuates sections of the structure that provide shear support for the steel moment frame.
This home in a former Chicago church fully utilizes an original stained-glass window in its light-filled kitchen.
Dutch architects MVRDV were assigned the beagle, a “curious and playful” breed the firm thought should have some power...
Classic butterfly chairs from Universal Patio Furniture are stationed by the pool.
Spinning off the living room on the north side of the main house, the children’s study sits separately from the other...
If tidiness is paramount for the family, a place for the kids to play outdoors is equally important.
This trapeze was made by my trapeze teacher when I was living in San Francisco and going to circus school.
Timber battens were used on north-facing windows to prevent excessive heat in the summer.
A mezzanine level is accessible by a ladder, and sliding panels are integrated into the design so that occupants can...
A family of cost-conscious Hamburgers converted a kitschy turn-of-the-century villa into a high-design home with a...
Architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki’s refined home in Mexico City is oriented as a series of stacked boxes.
As a symbol of Tallinn’s architectural rebirth, the Fahle House by local firm KOKO is deliberately conspicuous, thanks...
The Brain is a 14,280 cubic-foot cinematic laboratory where the client, a filmmaker, can work out ideas.
In Boulder's aptly named Wonderland Hill neighborhood, deer and even mountain lions occasionally come down from the...
Cho’s recently completed vacation retreat, the Concrete Box House, was inspired by the use of raw materials.

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