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One-of-a-Kind Furniture Fills This Delightfully Serene Buenos Aires Home

With a design philosophy—and materials—passed down from a renowned Argentine architect, a couple builds a custom family home in Buenos Aires.
February 20, 2016
900 square-foot compact London home.

A Space-Savvy Architect's Home Sandwiched Between Two Buildings

The opportunity to build a 900-square-foot home on a constrained lot in London was a creative challenge for London architect Charles Thomson and designer Kate Blee.
February 18, 2016
A renovated row house combines the living room and kitchen with colorful details.

A 16-Foot-Wide Barcelona Row House Gets Creative to Stay Bright and Airy

Nook Architects wraps a staircase in mesh and transforms a confined row house into an open home.
February 18, 2016
Dramatic curving glass second floor addition.

A Couple Rescues and Expands a Neglected 1939 Art Moderne Stunner

Carefully working with the community and two architecture firms, this family of three restores a historic structure and adds a glass second floor.
February 16, 2016
HardiePlank Lap Siding on modern-rustic North Carolina home.

Our Modern Farmhouse Dreams Come True in this North Carolina Gem

When the clients (and parents of two) are an an organic farmer and radiologist, you know the results are going to be unique.
February 14, 2016
Reclaimed cedar and gray-stucco home outside San Francisco.

A Couple Puts Their California Home on Track for LEED Certification

The new kid on the block in a predominantly Eichler neighborhood, this Menlo Park home breaks the mold and divides into three pavilions connected by breezeways.
February 10, 2016
Modern home on a Maryland estuary.

Splashes of Color Enliven an Abstract Painter's Crisp White Home

Built atop the foundation of a flood-damaged home, this 3,000-square-foot Maryland home features vibrant furniture placed in front of stunning views of a nearby estuary.
February 8, 2016
Deck of Australian addition to Edwardian home.

An Addition Creates a Sublime Indoor-Outdoor Space Behind an Old Edwardian

A 1,500-square-foot home in Melbourne welcomes a modern black and white kitchen, dining, and living area.
February 3, 2016
Rust-washed concrete wall in Moscow apartment renovation.

A Compact Moscow Apartment Renovation Draws on Its Soviet Past

This 590-square-foot apartment was stripped down to admit sunlight and dramatically reveal forgotten surfaces.
February 2, 2016