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A Renovated Flat in Moshe Safdie's Habitat '67
A flat renovated by a pair of fashion insiders breathes new life into architect Moshe Safdie's iconic Habitat '67 building.
A Look Back at Habitat '67 with Moshe Safdie
The architect reflects on Habitat ’67 and shares his thoughts on the future of prefabrication.
A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of...
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin
With a confident color palette and clever space-saving tricks, designer Peter Fehrentz transforms a 646-square-foot apartment in...
A Tiny Italian Flat Undergoes a Modern Revamp For $40K
Simplistic plywood paneling cleverly conceals a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping area in this compact 301-square-foot studio.
A Loft Mezzanine Cleverly Enlarges This Small Beijing Flat
Awkward sloping ceilings are put to good use in this family apartment known as the Starburst House in Beijing, China.
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.
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.
Midcentury Renovation in Austin
With the goals of improving storage and flow in their midcentury home, two Austin residents hired Rick and Cindy Black Architects...
A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal
Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat
Cut and Fold, a Kickstarter furniture project by two Canadian architects, fuses plywood and papercraft.
Renovation: 800 Square Feet
While in the process of helping his father find a suitable home closer to his family, Sacramento designer Curtis Popp realized he...
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...
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.
A Neutra Renovation in Los Angeles
Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on revamping a classic.
Transformative House Renovation in Seattle
A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.
8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.