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The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.
A Former Chicago Mafia Haunt Reborn as a Hotel
In the art-filled River North neighborhood, this former Prohibition-era hotel is building a sense of community
A Soaring Schoolhouse in the Netherlands is Reborn
Take a lesson from this school-turned-home.
Stream A Necessary Ruin
We screened it at Dwell on Design this year and I was part of another screening last month here for the San Francisco…
Rapson Rockers: A Classic is Reborn
What has been dubbed the "Rapson Revival" began with the reintroduction of Ralph Rapson’s mid-century modern Rapid…
Screening: A Necessary Ruin
Of my seven panels at Dwell on Design this weekend, one that I am really happy to be doing is a screening of filmmaker…
A Gracious London Terrace House Is Reborn with Salvaged Materials
Restored along a modern heritage theme, this family home in north London is full of unexpected elements, from beautiful…
Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum
Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.
Tiny 1920s Garage Transformed Into a Charming Studio
A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.
Lakeside Home in Washington
After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
Cramped Kitchen Transformed Into an Inviting Hub
In northern New Jersey, a cramped kitchen is reborn as a welcoming space for cooking and entertaining.
A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is…
The Garage That's as Fun as the Living Room
After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.
A Colorful, Custom-Built Guesthouse in London
Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a…
A Neglected Brooklyn Townhouse Becomes a Home That’s Primed for Entertaining
At more than 150 years old, this structure was a ruin when the architect and her clients found it. Now it's a stunning…
Opdahl Remastered
Case Study architect Edward Killingsworth’s masterpiece, the 1957 Opdahl House, fell into ruin, but thanks to a…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Mission Statement
A house that survived the Great Quake and the intervening decades is reborn after a serious intervention by a modernist…
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