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A Modern Boathouse in Rustic Cottage Country

A Modern Boathouse in Rustic Cottage Country

An Ontario island cottage gets a handsome boathouse – designed by Weiss Architecture & Urbanism – brimming with function and fun.

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24 days ago

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The Evolution of Dubai’s Design District

The Evolution of Dubai’s Design District

Local firm IDBA has repurposed shipping containers as the building blocks for a new creative community, revealing a hint of what’s to come for Dubai’s Design District.

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June 1, 2015

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The Ultimate Kitchen – And The Hottest New Products

The Ultimate Kitchen – And The Hottest New Products

Yabu Pushelberg injects opulence into a Gehry building on Hong Kong’s hillside. Plus, we select seven of the best new products and materials for creating your own dream cooking space.

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May 20, 2015

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An Artist’s Home that Balances Life and Work

An Artist’s Home that Balances Life and Work

For an artist in the Portuguese city of Porto, Nuno Alves de Carvalho renovated an early 20th-century building and inserted a dramatic column of shelving that delineates studio and residential zones.

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May 19, 2015

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A Transformative House Addition in Ottawa

A Transformative House Addition in Ottawa

Batay-Csorba Architects reprogrammed an old-fashioned Victorian house with a three-storey addition that not only adds room, but also modernizes the existing space for a more open, functional plan.

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April 28, 2015

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An Old Home in Montreal Gets a Modern Interior

An Old Home in Montreal Gets a Modern Interior

Using smart architectural features, Montreal’s Atelier Général opens up a 150-year-old duplex into a bright, connected home.

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April 20, 2015

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Il Bosco Verticale Tops Off in Milan

Il Bosco Verticale Tops Off in Milan

Containing the world’s most ambitious vertical park, Boeri Studio’s tree-decked towers in Milan welcome back some long-forgotten fauna to the city.

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March 30, 2015

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Snøhetta’s Sweet Spot

Snøhetta’s Sweet Spot

On an Oslo rooftop, a pair of hives designed by Snøhetta make a nice home for 160,000 honey bees.

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March 10, 2015

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Zaha and Friends at Design Days Dubai

Zaha and Friends at Design Days Dubai

The curated fair brings lavish, fanciful design – by Zaha Hadid, Andreas von Zadora-Gerlof, Commonplace Studio and more – to the United Arab Emirates from March 16 to 20.

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March 6, 2015

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In San Francisco, Affordable Housing with Imagination

In San Francisco, Affordable Housing with Imagination

Local firm David Baker Architects converts a derelict motel into affordable and sustainable housing for people who were formerly homeless in the city’s needy Bayview neighbourhood.

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March 4, 2015

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