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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.
A Dilapidated Workshop Becomes an Eclectic, Live/Work Haven for Artists Nick Cave and Bob Faust
Artist couple Nick Cave and Bob Faust work with Carlo Parente Architecture to craft a creative space in a 1920s industrial...
A Grand Victorian Glows Like a Lantern After a Luminous Retrofit
Timmins + Whyte carves out a sun-soaked haven in a heritage-listed Melbourne home.
A 1957 Midcentury in Seattle Receives a Striking Makeover
By removing walls, inserting new windows, and using a lighter color palette, Mowery Marsh Architects give this historic home a...
A Major Restoration Updated This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Belgian couple abide by strict preservation rules to breathe new life into an International Style villa by architect Lucien...
A Minimalist Bungalow in Miami Welcomes a Sleek New Addition
In South Miami, a thoughtful revamp and extension embraces the outdoors on an intimate scale.
A 17th-Century Building in the Swiss Alps Is Reimagined as a Residence, Rental, and Wine Bar
Designer Jonathan Tuckey reconfigures a stone-and-timber structure for contemporary living.
A Victorian Home Takes Over the Ruins of an Old Parchment Factory in England
Will Gamble Architects revives a crumbling, 17th-century structure with a svelte addition of steel, brick, and glass.
An Antwerp Apartment Captures the Spirit of the Belle Époque
In Antwerp, Belgium, a historic flat is transformed into a bright and airy, dreamy oasis.
Before & After: Curving Glass Walls Give This Traditional Beijing Home an Otherworldly Appeal
A derelict courtyard residence gets revitalized with a sinuous, glass-walled pathway.
Before & After: This Historic Midcentury With a Slinky Roofline Debuts at Modernism Week 2020
Once destined for destruction, the Miles Bates House—better known as the Wave House for its curvy roof—will finally open to the...
A Giant Ribbon of Wood Wraps This Mind-Bending Parisian Apartment
Sculptural plywood walls weave new life into a 19th-century Parisian apartment while preserving its historic Haussmannien...
A Former Vegemite Warehouse in Sydney Is Transformed Into a Colorful Family Home
This warehouse conversion by Ian Moore Architects also features an equine genetics laboratory and an enormous garage filled with...
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 Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy
A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country.
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
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.
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.