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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
5 Budget-Friendly Homes in Brooklyn
Brooklyn's real estate prices aren't much less exorbitant than Manhattan's these days, but by pinching pennies, it's still possible to make a high-design home on a budget in Kings County.
September 10, 2015
A Compact Home in Moscow Built on the Lowest Possible Budget
A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.
September 8, 2015
A Rustic Shipping Container Home Built on a Budget
In Southern California, architect Chris Bittner of OBR Architecture collaborated with his clients to create a compact dwelling that combines their fascination with shipping containers and love of the outdoors.
August 20, 2015
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a versatile 168-square-foot backyard building.
August 15, 2015
A Fun, Cost-Conscious Home with Bright Interiors and a Climbing Wall
Challenged to build a budget-friendly dream home, a Wyoming firm delivers a bold, beautiful box.
August 11, 2015
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