Latest Articles in Renovation

Historic barn renovation in Northern California

A Small Loft Sits Above a Renovated Barn in California

After sustaining serious water damage, an early 1900s barn outside San Francisco is reborn as a charmingly rustic home.
January 22, 2016
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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 to make a home.
January 16, 2016
Grange Yard window and facade

A Tiny Live/Work Addition Crowns a Historic London House

A modern topper for a brick mews house takes its cues from a fast-changing London district.
January 14, 2016
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A London Town House Renovation Beaming with Personality

Tigg Coll Architects takes a new approach to a straightforward town house renovation and expansion.
January 13, 2016
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A Renovation Simplifies Life at a Wood Beach House in the Hamptons

A 4,130-square-foot vacation home finds harmony in a cohesive design.
January 12, 2016
Pico Island Holiday Home in Portugal

These Modern Renovations Hold Onto History-Rich Details

From elegant fireplaces to centuries-old stone, these contemporary homes are unashamed of their historic roots.
January 12, 2016
Chebogue Schoolhouse living room with window overlooking the ocean

Schoolhouses Turned into Modern Homes

Four cool takes on the converted school.
January 6, 2016
Stockholm loft kitchen

There's Not a Single White Surface in This Comfy Stockholm Loft

An inspired color palette helps this renovated loft achieve softness and tranquility.
January 4, 2016
Black and white steel in white oak apartment, flanked by glass bricks, designed by Erica Severns

8 Bay Area Renovations

In a place where real estate and rent prices are among the highest in the USA, these projects reinforce the wisdom of working with what you've got.
December 30, 2015