Urban Sprawl, Squared
The Places We Live is a new book of extraordinary photographs by Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen, documenting the teeming...
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
Urban Vessel
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Hip to be Square
Nestled in the lakeside community of Bow Mar sits a house that seemed beyond repair.
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
It's Hip to Be Square
This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home,...
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
MINI LIVING Brings a Tiny Urban Cabin to A/D/O
As cities continue to explode in population despite diminishing space for expansion, we have to wonder—what does the future hold...
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
This 60-Square-Foot Structure Divides and Conquers in a Manhattan Renovation
In a New York loft, a multifunctional cube provides a space-saving fix that’s anything but square.
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, who along with partner Kari Anderson handled...
A Small Development in Los Feliz Offers Scandinavian-Inspired Urban Living
Based in East Los Angeles, lifestyle, interior, and portrait photographer Lauren Moore shared these shots she took of the Habitat...
Small Amidst Sprawl
Rising out of the Texas bayou, Houston is both a sprawling metropolis and the largest city in the United States without zoning...
A Spacious Toronto Triplex Responds to Rising Urban Density
A third story packs a wealth of new spaces and functions into this renovated Toronto home.
Stacked Concrete Squares Make Up This Incredible Vacation Home in Aragon, Spain
Sitting on the edge of Puertos de Beceite national park in Aragon, Spain, is Casa Solo Pezo, the first property in the Solo...
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
Urban Usonian
It might have seemed like an oxymoron to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s a reality in this Boston photographer’s flat, designed to...
Urban Hens
In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt.

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