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An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard
This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.
April 25, 2016
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
April 22, 2016
Uncle Knows Best
A niece seeks out her uncle to design a home for her family in Ecuador.
April 14, 2016
A Couple Takes an Unassuming Plot of Land and Calls it Home
After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.
April 14, 2016
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
April 5, 2016
A Denver Home Gets Raised Six Feet to Create a Sheltered Patio
Moving from Lake Michigan, a savvy couple builds a dream home that's also a wise investment.
January 27, 2016
7 Modern Outdoor Dining Areas We Love
From the Loire Valley to Northern California, these beautiful settings for al fresco dining range from elaborate shelters to simple picnic-like setups.
January 25, 2016
This Home's Design Took 72 Drafts to Get Right
The 1,700-square-foot home’s unusual design resists excess with rugged minimalism.
January 19, 2016
6 Modern Homes with Rooftop Oases
The roof may be the most underused part of any home—these six dwellings transform that space into an airy retreat.
January 14, 2016
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