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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
grain silo exterior garden

5 Repurposed Cylindrical Structures

Sometimes home can be found in the unlikeliest of places. These five cylindrical structures find new purpose as comfortable abodes.
July 23, 2015
Getty Keeping It Modern initiative, Gandhi Bhawan, Pierre Jeanneret

14 Iconic Modern Buildings That Will Be Saved with the Help of the Getty Foundation

The organization has announced its second round of funding via the Keeping It Modern initiative to restore structures by Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Gerrit Rietveld, Pierre Jeanneret, and others. Scroll through to see the complete list of recipients of the $1.75 million in grants.
June 24, 2015
lantern house new exterior

A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.
June 15, 2015
peoples bank kentucky near demolition may 2015

Midcentury Modern Building in Lexington, Kentucky Faces Looming Demolition

The Peoples Bank in downtown Lexington may face demolition.
May 13, 2015
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