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A Midcentury Masterpiece by E. Fay Jones Hits the Market at $1.8M
A Midcentury Masterpiece by E. Fay Jones Hits the Market at $1.8M
November 8, 2018

An architectural gem by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice seeks a new buyer in Memphis. Declared by AIA as “one of the 10 most influential architects of the 20th century,” architect E. Fay Jones is renowned for his legacy of organic architecture that fuses principles learned under Frank Lloyd Wright with his own unique aesthetic…

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La Binocle
La Binocle
November 8, 2018

Perched on a mountain in the Eastern Townships, the Crowhill cabin is based on its timelessness and minimalism concept. By its angular shape, the project aims to underline the beauty of the surrounding landscape. The project takes advantage of the rocky cape to anchor its raw concrete foundations, on which rest two volumes advancing towards…

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Bright Colors Meet Bold Patterns in This Compact Oslo Abode
Bright Colors Meet Bold Patterns in This Compact Oslo Abode
November 8, 2018

Through careful zoning and thoughtful selection of shades and shapes, a Ukrainian designer creates a vibrantly cozy Norwegian apartment. Ukrainian industrial and interior designer Daria Zinovatnaya has never been one to be afraid of experimenting with color and geometry. Her products, hotels, restaurants, and apartment interiors are often dynamic compositions that bring to mind the…

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A Student and Teacher Team Up on a Multi-Generational Martha’s Vineyard Abode
A Student and Teacher Team Up on a Multi-Generational Martha’s Vineyard Abode
November 8, 2018

A designer enlists his former Yale professor to help build Chilmark House, a family retreat awash in ocean views that references the area’s agrarian past. Aaron Schiller approached his former Yale professor, architect Alan Organshi of Gray Organshi Architecture, for mentorship and collaboration on the design and construction of a multigenerational residence for his family…

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Modern Modular Homes For Sale From $10K to $200K
Modern Modular Homes For Sale From $10K to $200K
November 8, 2018

Whether your budget is $10,000 or $200,000, this roundup of modular home prices in your area puts prefab within reach. Once regarded as uninspiring look-alikes with no personality or pizazz, modular homes can now be found in just about any configuration you can imagine, and at just about any price point. Not only that, modular…

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An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
November 8, 2018

At the northern end of the Stockholm archipelago, a humble cottage becomes a gorgeous seaside retreat for a nature-loving family. When Stockholm–based architecture practice Kod Arkitekter was asked to design a summer retreat on a Swedish island north of the capital, the brief came with the unusual request that the small cottage on site be…

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An Interior Designer’s Utah Abode Blends Mountain Living With Scandinavian Style
An Interior Designer’s Utah Abode Blends Mountain Living With Scandinavian Style
November 7, 2018

Park City Design + Build creates an indoor/outdoor, energy-efficient home for a Danish interior designer and her family. After searching for many months, Danish interior designer Mette Axboe and her family discovered the perfect location for their new home—10 acres of land set on a gently sloping mountainside with expansive views encompassing Park City’s ski…

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An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
November 7, 2018

Experience indoor-outdoor living to the fullest in this midcentury classic. Located in the Fairhills Eichler tract in Orange, California, this 1964 Model OC584 was designed by architect Claude Oakland. The Eichlers in Fairhills were built using six different floor plans designed by Claude Oakland and Jones & Emmons, and only a few of this model…

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A Whimsical Guest House Leans Out to Maximize Space
A Whimsical Guest House Leans Out to Maximize Space
November 7, 2018

Wrapped in cedar shakes, a small cottage uses angled walls to sidestep code restraints and gain greater living space. Despite its seemingly random appearance and slanted walls, the decisions behind the playful shape of this compact East Austin cottage are rooted in practical problem solving—just ask Nicole Blair, architect and founder of the local practice…

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This Resurrected Beach Home Near Sydney Stands on a Concrete Leg
This Resurrected Beach Home Near Sydney Stands on a Concrete Leg
November 7, 2018

Tama’s Tee House is a breezy, renovated beach house that takes its name from a T-shaped, concrete “unipod” that supports new additions. In the Sydney suburb and surf refuge of Tamarama, most houses are built on the steep hillsides that surround the beach. One of these is Tama’s Tee House—a streamlined, contemporary residence built upon…

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