A Transformative Duplex Renovation in Montreal
In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.
10 Light-Filled Homes With Interesting Skylights
By installing skylights—large windows and apertures in your roof—you can naturally warm up your home, brighten and open up your...
A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal
Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.
Scandinavian Style Revives This Montreal Home
A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.
Tour Lauren Conrad's Elegant, Light-Filled Home in the Pacific Palisades
As we neared the top of the winding, picturesque road to shoot Lauren Conrad's house in the hills, the first thought to strike us...
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 Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
Light-Filled Family Home Renovation in Copenhagen
In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has carved out a cozy, light-filled home.
A Monochromatic Renovation for a 19th-Century Montreal Home
Once a residence for the stable hands responsible for the horses and carriages of a grander home in Montreal, this structure now...
An Architectural Mishmash in Montreal Becomes a Long-Term Family Home
A couple turns a cramped Montreal quadruplex into a spacious and flexible family home on the very street where one of them grew...
One-of-a-Kind Furniture Fills This Delightfully Serene Buenos Aires Home
With a design philosophy—and materials—passed down from a renowned Argentine architect, a couple builds a custom family home in...
Simple Tips and Tricks for Burglar-Proofing Your Home
Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as...
A Brisbane Architect Designs a Light-Filled Addition For Her Brother
With the addition of a striking, two-story "living hub," architect Rebecca Caldwell of Maytree Studios adds the finishing touch...
A Dilapidated Home in New Delhi Is Transformed Into a School That Fosters Creativity
A derelict New Delhi residence gets a second chance at life—becoming a unique place where children will learn, create, and grow.
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
A Clever Sunken Roof Fills a London Terrace House with Light
A London renovation resolves a family’s yearning for open air and greenery.
This Light-Filled Industrial Renovation Plays Host to Live Music
In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.
Compact, Light-Filled Prefab
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.

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