Second to None
With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
Saved From Demolition, a Japanese Sake Warehouse Sees a Second Life
In a provincial town of Japan's Yamanashi prefecture, locals band together to reboot a derelict inner-city site.
One of Melbourne's Oldest Prefab Timber Cottages Gets a Second Chance
A historic Melbourne property that was shipped over from England around the 1850s is carefully rescued and restored.
A 400-sq-ft New York Apartment Gets a Second Chance
New Yorkers often work, eat, sleep, and entertain in a single room.
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.
The Everyday Carry of an Architect: David Galullo of Rapt Studio
“The world is bumpy and imperfect, but these products suggest order where none may exist.” -David...
A Weekend in Portland: Part II
Follow us as we fly through our second day in Portland, and finish out our whirlwind weekend with a bang.
A Chicago Renovation Taps Into its Attic to Almost Double its Square Footage
Careful craftsmanship, spiral stairs, and an airy catwalk help define this Second City architect's home.
An Australian Renovation Gives New Life to Midcentury Style
Take a second look at Nest Architects, an Australian firm featured in our September 2016 renovation issue with this MCM update.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Claesson Koivisto Rune's Scandinavian Prefab Prototype
Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration of the prefab home, combining time-honored Scandinavian touches with the...
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
Reflects Well
“The first floor was about making something warm and woody that would blend into the natural environment,” architect Stephen...
2nd Annual Park[ing] Day LA
GreenMeme is getting ready to launch their second ever Park[ing] Day LA.
Tait Modern
When building a second home, most people don’t consider traveling farther than upstate.
Split the Difference
When the plan to add a second story to a century-old Montreal house crumbled due to a weak foundation, architect Marc-André ...
Live Out Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Vision in This Home That’s Asking $725K
On the market for only the second time, the Anderson House in Pleasantville, New York, was built in 1950 as part of the iconic...
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...
A Dramatic Tree House by Budget-Conscious DIY Builders
In a remote second-growth forest in Sullivan County, New York, is an off-the-grid tree house that was constructed with the help...

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