Latest Articles in Renovation

Terry removed the entire second floor, which featured a gabled roof and two diminutive bedrooms, and replaced it with an aluminum-trimmed box covered in cement fiberboard.

6 Modern Renovations for 1940s Homes

These Greatest Generation–era houses were worn out by the time their current occupants arrived, prompting some serious reboots.
December 22, 2015
Huponome Ranch exterior

A LEED Platinum Family Home Takes the Place of an Abandoned California Farmhouse

Set outside Petaluma, California, an idyllic property is a site for sustainable living.
December 17, 2015
Side view of the Farum house studio.

5 Modern Homes That Blend Old and New

Who says modern architecture can't coexist with the past? These five designs are living proof.
December 15, 2015
Family room with hinged tall door and bookcases

6 Garages Converted Into Useful Living Spaces

The last thing you'll find in these charming homes, studios, and getaways is a car.
December 11, 2015
Ipe addition in Menlo Park

An Indoor-Outdoor Renovation for a 1950s Ranch House in the Bay Area

This addition and renovation of a midcentury California ranch home is tied together with warm ipe wood.
December 10, 2015
Mondern Boston family kitchen renovation that's wheelchair accessible

How to Renovate with Accessible Design

When residents are dealing with issues of mobility, renovating with universal design practices in mind can make homes more accessible for all.
December 9, 2015
Tolomeo Micro Parete lamp from Artemide and brass washbasin from Morocco in Prague bathroom renovation.

A Sleek Kitchen and Double Bathroom Renovation in Prague

Tasked with renovating two bathrooms and a kitchen, Dagmar Stepanova of Formafatal chose a minimalist industrial palette to unite the three spaces.
December 2, 2015
Toronto Contrast House Master Bedroom

7 Brilliant, Light-Filled Attic Renovations

Far from a musty, cramped space, each of these modern attic transformations elevate the upper floor to lofty heights.
December 1, 2015
sandstone and teak facade of remodeled Italian house

5 Striking Farmhouse Renovations

Farmhouses are utilitarian buildings built to last; it's no surprise that their strong bones and idyllic settings make for the ideal modern renovation.
December 1, 2015