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Artful Innovation: 9 Converted Farmhouses with Modern Architectural Details

Successfully converting old farmhouses (stone barns, stables, manors, and piggeries alike), requires both the sympathy for historic details and the …

The World's Most Unconventional (and Beautiful) Doors

What's a door? If you ever gave any thought at all to this question, you would probably say something like: a door is a tall, thin, rectangular piece …

Interior Design

On the Level

Judged by contemporary design standards, the typical postwar suburban split-level house has little to recommend it. Usually spotted in a tract with dozens of similarly shaped units, the classic split would be anonymous in its subdivided surroundings were it not offered a unique coat of paint and a …

Architecture

Keeping the Fire of Irish Lighthouses Alive

To get to the Clare Island Lighthouse in County Mayo, in the west of Ireland, you climb up to the island’s northern cliffs along a road of stones, past damp sheep chewing grass, around the bend through an alley of fuchsia hedges in bloom. Keep walking until you reach the lighthouse and slip your …

Ireland

Atelier Tom Vanhee adds pair of gabled extensions to brick farmhouse in Belgium

Belgian studio Atelier Tom Vanhee has added two offset gabled volumes onto the side of an existing brick structure near the village of Aartrijke to …

Steel and glass extension added to traditional stone house in Paris by Atelier Lame

Atelier Lame has added a steel-framed extension to an old stone house in a Parisian suburb, as part of a renovation that creates ample storage for an …

The Stories Behind 17 Skyscrapers & High-Rise Buildings That Changed Architecture

The skyscraper: representative of spatial economy and a symbol of power. This building typology has a storied, turbulent and even contested past. …

Small City Homes, All Under 1,300 Square Feet

In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, architect Barbara Bestor designed Blackbirds, a multi-family housing...<p>Measuring just seven-and-a-half feet wide, this London home designed by architecture collaborative Alma-nac, is aptly...<p>This shared micro-living space designed by Miel Arquitectos …

Architecture