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With its Shanghai Townhouses, Toronto’s Mason Studio Redefines Luxury

With its Shanghai Townhouses, Toronto’s Mason Studio Redefines Luxury

By playing up natural materials like wood and marble – and sculpting light directly into the interior design – Mason Studio crafts luxury townhouses that emphasize modern minimalism.

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October 17, 2018

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This Contemporary Studio is (Delightfully) Haunted by its Past

This Contemporary Studio is (Delightfully) Haunted by its Past

In Hertfordshire, England, the ruins of an 18th century cottage have been converted into a contemporary studio by Kate Darby and and David Connor. But the home’s ancient bones, and the stories they tell, have been preserved.

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October 11, 2018

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This Korean Retiree’s Home Combines Eastern and Western Influences

This Korean Retiree’s Home Combines Eastern and Western Influences

When Architect K was tasked with designing a house for a Korean retiree, it reimagined the traditional vernacular of the hanok in a modern way.

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October 8, 2018

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Building Permanence: Germany’s Attempt to Design Stable Refugee Housing

Building Permanence: Germany’s Attempt to Design Stable Refugee Housing

The key to integrating massive numbers of refugees, Germany has found, is stable housing that accommodates families of all sizes. But will the rest of the world – and Germany itself – take heed?

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October 8, 2018

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A Brooklyn Loft Uses Plumbing as an Opportunity, Not an Obstruction

A Brooklyn Loft Uses Plumbing as an Opportunity, Not an Obstruction

Copper plumbing and a dramatic structural column becomes the focal point in a Brooklyn loft’s transformation by local practise New Affiliates.

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September 28, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Jane Hope’s Laurentian Cabin Gestures to its Historic Surroundings

Jane Hope’s Laurentian Cabin Gestures to its Historic Surroundings

In the Laurentian Mountains, designer Jane Hope creates Mont Suisse, a ski chalet for a growing family that’s filled with contemporary-rustic details and offers up breathtaking views.

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September 28, 2018

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In Copenhagen, OMA’s BLOX Building is Pierced by a Ring Road

In Copenhagen, OMA’s BLOX Building is Pierced by a Ring Road

OMA’s solution for navigating a labyrinthine building astride a busy thoroughfare? Staircases – and lots of them.

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September 24, 2018

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How to Use Natural Stone Tile to Dramatic and Long-Lasting Effect

How to Use Natural Stone Tile to Dramatic and Long-Lasting Effect

Natural stone is durable, abrasion-resistant and suitable for both indoor and outdoor environments. Here’s how to it effectively in your projects.

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September 21, 2018

In partnership with Laminam and Stone Tile

Section: Design

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BIG’s Magnificent Modular Unzipped Pavilion Opens in Toronto

BIG’s Magnificent Modular Unzipped Pavilion Opens in Toronto

Inside the installation, which Bjarke Ingels and his firm created for the 2016 Serpentine pavilion, are 10 stunning models of the Danish firm’s completed and upcoming projects around the world.

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September 14, 2018

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This Home in Central Poland is Wrapped with Winding Roads

This Home in Central Poland is Wrapped with Winding Roads

A concrete road meandering through rugged terrain in central Poland forms the impetus for the architecture of a private house by KWK Promes.

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September 12, 2018

Section: Architecture

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