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Facade of cabin in British Columbia.

A Retired Couple Transforms A Beloved Island Retreat into a Modern Dwelling

By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
January 19, 2016
Facade with Andersen Windows & Doors of Westchester renovation by Khanna Shultz.

A Renovation in New York City's Suburbs Stays True to Its Midcentury Roots with a Modern Upgrade

Select upgrades separate this 3,000-square-foot property from its past.
January 4, 2016
Light blue Hee Bar Stools by Hay and BLANCOCULINA faucet in kitchen of Anne Sophie Goneau Montreal renovation.

A Montreal Renovation Uncovers Rich, Century-Old Architecture

A renovation opened up a property built in 1910.
December 4, 2015
Entrance of Paley House by DYAR Architects and John Thodos in Carmel, California

A Glass Pavilion With Stunning Panoramic Views Tops This California Home

Hovering above its flat-roofed midcentury original, this transparent addition was designed for two renowned artists.
November 19, 2015
Stained Cedar and Benjamin Moore Glacier White facade of Seattle home by JW Architects

A Family Starts Fresh at a Seattle Home with Stunning Lakeside Views

Locally sourced materials create a thoroughly Pacific Northwestern home for a newly-arrived East Coast family.
November 8, 2015
Steel cladding and outdoor fire pit of Wisconsin cabin by Revelations Architects/Builders.

A Forest Retreat Combines Small Living with the Camping Experience

How a father and son built a diminutive off-the-grid cabin in the Wisconsin woods.
October 24, 2015
Island Residence Planks

8 Uses for Douglas Fir in the Modern Home

Found in everything from structural timbers to decorative accents, Douglas fir is a nearly-omnipresent material in North American architecture. Fir is a fixture of building past and present: it's frequently salvaged from old structures even as it's cultivated across Canada and the U.S. See its diverse application in these contemporary residences!
September 22, 2015
british columbia cabin path

A Jaw-Dropping Modern Cabin Nestled Into a Steep Hillside in British Columbia

BattersbyHowat architects defeated all odds when they designed this house on a tricky site.
July 9, 2015
bainbridge island rear deck

A Smart Update for a Japanese-Inspired Midcentury Modern House

A Washington gem starts over.
June 1, 2015
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