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A Play Yard That Delights Both Children and Adults A Play Yard That Delights Both Children and Adults

In cities everywhere, thoughtful design and construction rise up to combat seemingly inconsequential spaces, like this former weedy hillside in San Francisco. Read more

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Sharon Fieldhouse Sharon Fieldhouse

Clifton Forge, Va. Design/Build Lab. Read more

Using Trees, Outside and In
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Using Trees, Outside and In

Guest blogger Dan Gregory of Eye on Design offers tips on making trees a part of... Read more

Grand Old Home Remodel Maximizes Spectacular Site | Remodeling
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Grand Old Home Remodel Maximizes Spectacular Site | Remodeling

The 1890s meets the 1920s meets the 21st century in this elegantly remodeled... Read more

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More Outdoors: Increased Interest in Outdoor Living More Outdoors: Increased Interest in Outdoor Living

Homeowners in all climates continue to want outdoor kitchens, decks, patios, and fireplaces in growing numbers. Read more

Cooper-Hewitt Announces 2013 National Design Awards
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Cooper-Hewitt Announces 2013 National Design Awards

The winners' list for the Cooper-Hewitt's 2013 National Design Awards includes... Read more

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Tips for Creating Great Outdoor Spaces

Steve James, AIA, led a panel at the 2013 International Builders’ Show that offered tips on transforming even ordinary outdoor areas like driveways and sidewalks into special places. Read more

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Film on Modernist Coastal Houses Film on Modernist Coastal Houses

Filmmakers from Coast Modern, a recently released documentary on Modernist coastal house design, journeyed from L.A. to Vancouver to visit houses built in the region’s characteristic outside-in style. Read more

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Residential Roof Deck Review

Sitting on a roof can feel like sitting on top of the world. And considering how little it takes to make a roof habitable, a deck up top may deliver the biggest bang for the buck in residential construction. Read more

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