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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...
Garden Guide: The Difference Between Hardscape and Softscape
You've most likely heard of landscape before, but you may be less familiar with its two main components: hardscape and softscape.
Percale vs. Sateen: What’s the Difference?
When we set out to create the perfect sleep experience, we knew it would depend on one core factor: fabric.
Prefab, Modular, and Kit Homes—What’s the Difference?
Get ready to disentangle the specific modes of construction for homes with ready-made parts.
Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany
What do architects build when they can be their own clients?
A Split-Level Cabin in Norway Is a Cozy Family Hub
Stairway to Heaven by Wood Arkitektur + Design uses heat-treated pine and bricks to fashion a casual family retreat.
Discuss: How Do You Navigate Design Differences at Home?
When it comes to interior design, we don't always see eye to eye with our partners.
Now Taking Submissions: A Universal Design Challenge That Can Actually Make a Difference
For the second year in a row, Home Matters will be hosting a compelling design competition that will challenge architects and...
Before & After: A Humdrum Midcentury in Vancouver Gets an Origami-Like Addition
Measured Architecture opens up a ’50s split-level to spectacular views.
The 3 Types of Range Hoods—and How to Pick the Best One for Your Kitchen
For those who love to cook, the perfect range hood can make all the difference.
Midcentury Mashup: A 1950s Ranch House in Chicago Gets a Palm Springs–Style Butterfly Roof
A couple budgets carefully while renovating a split-level house on Chicago’s Near North Side.
A New Start-Up Wants to Build a Tiny House in Your Backyard For Free
Rent the Backyard is building prefab homes in empty yards to provide affordable housing—and they'll split the profits with...
A Bushland Home in Melbourne That's Divided Between Two Pavilions
A split monolithic form gives this modern residence its name—Two Halves House.
Resembling the Inverted Hull of a Ship, an English Guest House Pays Homage to the Harbor
Designed by Cambridge-based Mole Architects for an architect and developer, the Houseboat is a curved, split-level structure...
The Feiz Brothers: Pursuing Clarity in Design
Two Iran-born brothers—each running multidisciplinary studios, 5,000 miles apart—discuss the similarities and differences in...
Clever Storage Solutions and a Shifted Layout Revive This 1950s Chicago Home
When Carly and Brad Moeller were searching for a new home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood of Chicago, they came across a...
A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile
Though tile can be found everywhere these days, it's hard to distinguish the difference between ceramic and porcelain and where...
Move Into This Midcentury Modern Revival in North Carolina For $1.2M
Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.
Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in Hoboken.
Reaction Housing's Affordable Portable Launches at SXSW
Inspired by a coffee cup, the EXO portable housing prototype can make a difference for those in need.