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Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
An Old Amsterdam School Is Converted Into 10 Apartments
In Amsterdam’s Bellamy neighborhood, an old school is repurposed and transformed into modern, lofty apartments.
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
With a working nursery, guest suite, and garden shop, this place is much more than just an island home.
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
A Major Renovation Opens Up a Brooklyn Loft Apartment
A tech executive overhauls a loft duplex in a turn-of-the-century former paper factory in Brooklyn.
The Dramatic Transformation of This 100-Year-Old Barn Leads a Couple to Reconsider its Use
A Quebec couple sought a backyard guest house for their adult children—and they loved the result so much that they moved in.
A 200-Year-Old German Farmhouse Gets a Quirky, Glass-Fronted Addition
Three whitewashed volumes deliver daylight and improved functionality to a creative family’s historic home in Essen.
A 400-Year-Old Oak Tree Shades a Revitalized Midcentury Ranch Home in Austin
A 1955 home is brightened up and reimagined by Austin-based Lemmo Architecture and Design.
This Melbourne Family Home Wraps Around a 125-Year-Old Dairy
White tile, concrete, and steel accents connect a contemporary home with the industrial heritage of its site.
A 250-Year-Old Stone House in Israel With a Surprisingly Modern Interior
This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.
Process: Watch a 147-Year-Old Paper Mill Produce a “Black Licorice” Roll
French Paper, a sixth-generation paper mill in Michigan, endures in the digital age.
Floods Threaten the Farnsworth House Every Year—Now, a Plan to Save It
We visit Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s famed residence to learn how we can help save a major piece of modernist architectural...
A Year of Careful Study Leads to a Thoughtful Renovation of a 1949 Eichler
Whenever Jay and Melissa of Serrao Design/Architecture are tasked with transforming an older home, they try to heighten its...
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living With Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
A Midcentury Home Renovation Celebrates Its Striking, Open-Truss Ceiling
Designed by a little-known architect in 1949, the now streamlined home honors its original bones.
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.