Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder

A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to build their green dream home.
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Sweet Nothing

We’re heading into an uncertain future, but two things are clear: Technology is getting better and the environment is getting worse. Fortunately, the former offers solutions for the latter, as zeroHouse sets out to prove. This prefab concept uses the tools of today to paint a digital picture of the house of tomorrow.

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Modern Renovation of a Classic London Home

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.
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The 700-square-foot Oyster House prototype achieves more with less: less energy, less building material, and less building area.
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The 700-square-foot Oyster House prototype achieves more with less: less energy, less building material, and less building area.

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Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment

In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the “dramatic geometry” of its concrete ceiling.
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A Light-Filled, Nature-Inspired House in Dallas

A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make the most of both.
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Dance Dance Renovation

The first time Houston-based architectural designer Barbara Hill set foot inside what would become her future second house, a 100-year-old adobe in Marfa, Texas, she found a cramped warren of rooms filled to the brim with trash.

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Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan

A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
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A Renovated Tribeca Loft with a Modern Aesthetic

To revamp their loft in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood, a family enlisted Matthew Miller of StudioLAB. Their goal: turn the dreary loft into a modern space that offers ample room for their three children to enjoy. Miller says the family knew exactly what they wanted to accomplish with their home’s new look. “We gutted everything,” Miller says. “It was important to keep a big open space where the living room, dining area, and kitchen flow into one another.”
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A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment

A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.
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An Attic Studio in Stockholm

In a 495-square-foot attic in the Söder neighborhood of Stockholm, interior designerJimmy Schonning—a local celebrity for his role in the Swedish TV shows “Finally at Home” and “Styling Emergency”—has carved out a sweet and stylish home. His diminutive studio is chockablock with creative storage solutions (built-in closets; a washer and drier hidden under a workbench in the bathroom) and loads of personality.

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A Compact Minimalist Apartment in Slovenia

Though diminutive in size, a Slovenia apartment renovation represents a dramatic results. “Our aim was to adapt this interior to the versatile, ever-changing needs of the modern customer,” says architect Lidija Dragisic.

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Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend

Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture collaboration with Artek.
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An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City

An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
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East Side Home Tour

Explore the hills above Silver Lake; see the canyons surrounding Mt. Washington; view a Pasadena home inspired by the Case Study Houses; and trek up into the dramatic Hollywood Hills.

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