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Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
A Run-Down Farmhouse Becomes a Sleek Modern Retreat
Jacek Kolasiński took on a massive renovation project in his dream neighborhood.
Before & After: A Run-Down Row House in Pennsylvania Gets Adventurous With Color
Purchased for just $59,000, a decrepit 1860 Lancaster house gets a gut renovation that’s not afraid of pattern or color.
Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green
A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
A Meticulous Renovation Turns a Run-Down House Into a Storage-Smart Gem
Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet
In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a...
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof
Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
A Sensational Green Roof Fuses This Home With the Australian Coast
An outdoor enthusiast’s eco-friendly retreat on the shores of Wallis Lake embraces the beach and bushland.
A Concrete Hillside Home With a Green Roof and Killer Views
Designed by Argentine firm Alarcia Ferrer Arquitectos, this holiday home offers sweeping views and two separate autonomous levels...
A Green Roof Helps Camouflage This Striking Home in Brazil
The Ribeirão Preto Residence sports a dramatic, cantilevered roof and a robust indoor/outdoor connection.
A Sea Ranch Stunner With a Green Roof Asks $1.3M
The Kirkwood House in the celebrated Sea Ranch community along the Californian coast features a sod roof and a sunken courtyard.
Escape to the English Countryside in This Bucolic, $1.4M Stone House
Designed in the 1950s, the home’s timber-clad interior has expansive windows that frame views of a picturesque garden.
A Lunar Lander-Inspired Tiny House is an Otherworldly Escape
Inspired by a picture of a lunar lander, a naval architect perches a tiny house in the shrub-steppe landscape of Eastern...
The Rise and Resurgence of the Great American Row House
Throughout U.S. history, the row house has endured and adapted as an underappreciated model for accessible urban housing.
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
The Wave House Is a Futuristic Finnish Home With a Sweeping Roof
A Finnish architect teams up with a log home manufacturer to create the stunning, hyper-modern Wave House.