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With its flat, white wooden exterior and metal-framed windows that sit flush against the facade, the house exhibits the utilitarian building principles that were so strongly favored by the Bauhaus. It also manages to fuse with the local landscape, using g

Bauhaus by the Sea

No nautical nonsense here. How Walter Gropius built the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States.
May 14, 2016
Modern wood-frame home clad in vertical cedar siding

The Iconic Home That Still Looks as Good as New

Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as it did in 1965.
May 12, 2016
Modern Bubeshko Apartments facade

The Restored Rudolph Schindler Project That Was Inspired by a Greek Village

With the help of DSH Architects, a pair of intrepid Angelenos restored (and gently updated) Rudolph Schindler’s iconic Bubeshko Apartments.
March 23, 2016
8-foot-tall custom pivoting doors.

A Toronto Couple Renovates Their 675-Square-Foot Dream Home

Darjan Avramovic and Dorota Rogowska designed this total gut renovation of their 95-year-old bungalow.
March 15, 2016
Midcentury house in Portland with iron colored facade and gold front door

20 Midcentury Modern Homes Across America

From preserved masterworks to carefully updated time capsules, these homes have one thing in common (other than a healthy appreciation for everything Eames): the conviction that the '40s, '50s, and '60s were the most outstanding moments in American architecture.
February 9, 2016
A respectful renovation for a London terrace house

An Award-Winning London Addition Balances New and Old

In historic London, home additions are serious business. So when New London Architecture presented this year's Don't Move Improve! award for renovations, they chose a cohesive house that traces the local heritage.
January 26, 2016
Entrance of Berkeley museum by DS+R.

A Floating Theater Hides Within this Art Deco-Inspired Modern Museum

Located on the edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)'s new building was once an industrial facility housing offices and printing presses. With its renovation and addition by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it now hosts luminous galleries, a massive outdoor LED screen, and more.
November 16, 2015
Calle Segunda facade and balcony.

A Historic Mexican Home Is Restored and Given a Modern Addition

This unique hybrid home in Mexico was designed for an architect by his student.
September 21, 2015
Fire Island modern beach house designed 1961

Take a Peek Inside a Beachside Enclave of Modernist Masterpieces

An architect's tour of Fire Island's modern beach houses offers an exclusive look inside works by Horace Gifford, Harry Bates, and Don Page.
August 12, 2015
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