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The glass wall separating the main living area and the inner courtyard garden opens like an accordion to create a barrier-free transition. Built-in planters along the walls of the courtyard add greenery without eating into the valuable surface 
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These City Homes Hide Quiet Courtyards

Behind their urban facades, these homes from New York to Melbourne conceal outdoor moments.
January 21, 2016
Victorian facade of Melbourne renovation.

A Secluded Courtyard and Minimalist Interiors Hide Within This Victorian Renovation

This light-filled Melbourne home introduces an open floor plan and a serene, neutral palette throughout its interiors.
January 20, 2016
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This Bright Green Prefab in Sweden Looks Just Like a Monopoly House

In Sweden, an architect finds an efficient building solution 260 miles from home.
December 13, 2015
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7 Striking Courtyards We Love

Whether creating a dramatic entrance or punctuating a plan, courtyards blur the barrier between mother nature and domestic space.
November 3, 2015
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6 Glorious Glass-Enclosed Courtyards

Glass walls grant these residents an immediate connection to their interior courtyards.
October 7, 2015
Portland renovated warehouse central atrium hammock.

6 Homes with Private Enclosed Courtyards

An interior courtyard can be a tricky affair: carving an opening to the elements means extra care waterproofing and ensuring proper drainage. Once accomplished, however, there's nothing quite like a room with private access to the outdoors.
September 21, 2015
De Gaspé House by la SHED architecture, Montreal

6 Striking Courtyards

The courtyard is an ancient architectural feature in domestic dwellings and beyond: it bridges indoor and outdoor, private and public. Check out these 6 striking examples from our archives.
September 9, 2015
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A Tropical Indonesian House that Spirals Out from a Central Courtyard

In the house he designed for himself and his family, architect Ivan Priatman explored his view of tropical modernism: “I try to reinterpret the tradition or the vernacular into the contemporary,” he says.
September 6, 2015
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An 1850s Prefab Cottage from Boston Finds New Life in Australia

A derelict home in Melbourne received a complete overhaul by Jost Architects in five months.
August 17, 2015
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