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Three Families Comfortably Fit in One Slim Lot
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
May 27, 2016
One Family's Backyard Becomes Their Own Tiny Retreat
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a versatile 168-square-foot backyard building.
May 20, 2016
Inexpensive Materials Pay Off Big
In Austin, Texas, architect Sean Guess forges an inventive industrial kitchen for a cost-conscious couple.
May 18, 2016
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision for a diminutive, low-key lakeside getaway.
May 16, 2016
This Home Achieves Blissful Living in the Hills
Three designers jump-start their practice with an affordably built abode in New Zealand.
May 16, 2016
An Industrial Designer's House Blends Economy and Simplicity
This house In Portland, Oregon, makes the most out of its material palette.
April 12, 2016
A Little Apartment Gets a Solid Renovation
The budget was nearly as tight as the space in this cheerful 516-square-foot flat in Bratislava.
April 7, 2016
5 Architecture Projects With a Conscience
Alejandro Aravena's Pritzker Prize win has raised the profile of socially conscious architecture. Revisit five projects that serve the greater good here.
January 13, 2016
Editor's Picks: 10 Cheap but Cool Finds Under $50
Our guide to great deals on stocking stuffers, holiday party handouts, and small gifts is here. Find more affordable present ideas in our
December 8, 2015
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