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Take a Bath, and Make It a Room for Those Aging Placefully
Legally, the Inside Story About Design Is Always Different
Making Sense of Modular Construction
Creating the Look of a Built-In Fridge on a Serious Budget
Open Case: Arts & Crafts Doors Are Lively Lookers Still
Take a Good Look at the Elements of Georgian Style
Concrete Is Now an Inside Story
Buffalo Wild Things: Magisterial Architectural Masterpieces
Hello to Yellow–Again
Bet You Haven’t Heard of This (Influential) Architect
High and Mighty?
The Building Blocks of Building Affordable Housing
Architects Aren’t Very Productive; Can Tech Help?
Some Say Connected New Houses Are Now the Standard; Really?
In Schools, Architecture Can Be a Learning Experience
These Design Rules No Longer Rule the Day
More Chefs Have That Good Sinking Feeling
Simple but Eye-Opening Changes to Kitchen and Bath Design
Oldies Are Goodies: Why Trad Places Count for Something
In Many Houses, Space Goes to Waste
The Outsized Potential of Infill Redevelopment
The Formal Where Is No Longer There
Weaving Home: the Knitting Together of Fallingwater
Shedding Their Image, Structures Go Upscale
The Virtual Reality of Architectural and Urban Planning
Movie Parts: Hollywood’s Most Memorable Kitchens
The Millennial Moment Is Altering Home Design
Bright Ideas: New Tech for Architectural Lighting
Up on the Farmhouse Kitchen
Places in the Hearth: Warm Appeal of Arts & Crafts Fireplaces
The Shape of Urban Planning to Come
Don’t Take a Bath; Avoid These Common Design Problems
Designing Women: 50 Trailblazers
Wright Thinking in His 150th Year
Front and Center: Porches Are Making a Comeback
Resilient Move: Industry Group to Adopt New Standard for Buildings, Neighborhoods
What If You’re a Modernist in a Trad Town?
Concrete Conclusions About New York City
No Coverup: Hoods Exit the Modern Kitcehn
Designing Fab Spaces for Cool Brands
Barking Up the Right Tree? Could a Wood Tower Rise in Chicago?
Busy City Blocks Can Be Very Lonely Places
At Their Service: Why Buyers Love Butler’s Pantries
Ceiling Fans More Whirr-thy Than Ever
Smartest Cities Take People into Account
Old Is New Again: Houzz’s Most Popular Housing Styles
Making Your Outdoors Great Again
Common Sense Comes to Office Design
Code Words: How to Push Resilient Design Forward
Live Larger with Good Ideas from Tiny Houses
Architecture on Ice
Material Whirl: Managing Online Product Info
A Small City Tries to Keep Up with Modernist Times
Calling All (Good) Architects!
Are Closed-Off Kitchens Really Making a Comeback?
Cookin’: How the Kitchen Became the Hottest Room in the House
Really New Materials–Velcro Metal?
What Interior Designers Do Before They Get to Work
Bathrooms Where Less Design Is More
Can You Make Buildings That Won’t Kill Birds?
The Unexpected Joys of Japanese Contemporary Architecture
Just What Makes a McMansion So Nasty? Details, Details
Aging in Places: Making Houses and Towns Better for Oldsters
Something to Living in Glass Houses?
Window Makers: Design Tips for Contemporary Houses
Up a Tree–and Then Some!
Water, Water Everywhere: Keeping Student Housing Afloat
Designing for One, Big, Happy Family
Summer’s Nearly Over, but Let’s Dive in Once More!
Well, Sure? Can Good Design Promote Good Health?
England’s Carbuncle Cup Is a Real Eye Opener
Twisted, Sister: New Tower Design Rises to the Occasion
Matching Window Design to Housing Style
Must a New Building Be Aesthetically Pleasing to Be Sustainable?
Subway Sandwich: Always a Good Look in the Bathroom
Same Old Story: Building Homes with Oldsters in Mind
Feds Say, Architects Deserve Overtime Pay
The Luxury Bathroom Has Become the Luxury Bedroom
Is Vegas Trending to Minimalist and Modern?
Material Whirl: Old Stuff Is Getting a New Day
Can Buildings Be Truly Sustainable if They’re Not Beauties, Too?
Rio, Bravo: the Fantastic Architecture in Brazil’s Leading City
Got a Brand-New House? How to Landscape It?
House About That? Can This Be All Aluminum?
Hugh Hefner: Popularizer of Modernism?
Calling All (or Many) Residential Architects! A Directory
Home on the Arrange: Where to Put Furniture in Your House
Frank Gehry on the Air!
Inside Info: At the Beginning of Modern Design, What Were Interiors Like?
Well-Aged Bathrooms–a Gallery of Pix
You’ll Root for These Light-Filled Canal Palaces in Amsterdam
What’s in a Name? Calling a House Part a House Part
Zaha: Critics Weigh In
Future of Home Design–in Houston Anyway
Timber! Plan Unveiled for Wooden Skyscraper in London
AIA Housing Awards the Usual Mash of Modernity
Bjarke Ingels: Twists and Turns of High-Rise Design
Nazi-Era Natatorium Gets a Classical Redo
Home Design: Ideas Galore!
No Wright Way to Preserve the Master’s Work
Calatrava’s Transit Hub In NYC–Worth the Wait?
Wright but Not Wright: Virtual Tour of a Gorgeous Unbuilt Design
Count ‘Em: 45 Tiny Houses That Are Really Big Deals
Street Wise: Historically Influential Neighborhoods
They’re Huge, but You Still Have to Make Them Work
Stone Free: What if You Don’t Want Granite?
Paint Colors: Strokes of Good Fortune
Competitive Bathroom Designs
Oh, Julia; What a Striking House!
Cottage Industry: 10 Hot Plans
Initials of Your Next Architect: AI?
Building Design: Do You Have an Algorithm for That?
Who Said Concrete Can’t Be a Real Looker?
Interior Design: Sprucing Up Without Shelling Out
Light Up the Room! Tips for Lighting a Bath Correctly
Windows on the Arts & Crafts World
The Ins and Ins of Recessed Lighting
Dome Home: Geodesic Design Still a Site for More Eyes
Backsplashes to the Future: A&C was A.O.K.!
Hiding Modern Appliances in a Studiously Period Kitchen
Bamboo You! A Material for All Ages
Tips for Finding Freedom in a Floor Plan
The Light Way in a Bathroom
The Garage: a Room to Call Home
Urban Planning: The Inimitable Andres Duany on the Wisdom of Crowds
Changing Spaces for Changing Faces: Designing the Multi-Generational Home
Fat Chance: How Design Can Help People Deal with Obesity
Foreign Designs That Aren’t Really So Foreign
Buildings Are Still Energy Guzzlers; Why Is That?
Door, Man: 14 Scintillating Ideas for Entryways
Designed Well, Homeless Shelters Can Be Welcome in the Neighborhood
Sizing Up the Farmhouse Look
Universal Design: Right Stuff for Tight Spaces
Seven Suggestions for Period-Appropriate Redesign
Dead Ends for Design Trends
Kahn Do: Alfred Kahn’s Gift to a Revitalized City
They’re Hot, but They’re Also Trouble
Shedding New Light on Lighting the Kitchen
Roil Pain: 3-D Printing Is Disrupting Architecture and Design
Psyched! How to Feel at Home in a House
Shape of Things: The Aesthetics and Practicality of Kinetic Architecture
Deep Six? Innovative, Hexagon-Shaped Housing May Be an Answer for the Homeless
Dumpster Diving: Living in One Helped Design Tiny Houses
Questionable: Bathtub, Shower, Both?
For Architects, AI Will Be a Big Deal
Architectural Firms: It’s a Man’s World (Still)
To Build Sustainably, Material Changes Are in Order
Everything New Is Wood Again
Tech Starting to Mingle Design and Construction
Design Tactics to Combat the Aggressions of Extreme Weather
Why Style and Design Matter
Old Fixtures Key to New Kitchen and Bath Designs
Will Drones Help to Elevate Landscape Architecture?
What the Healthy: Active Design Is Next Big Thing
Why Bathroom Remodelings Are Pricier Than Ever
Warming Up to Cool, Tall, Wooden Skyscrapers
The Investigative Power of Forensic Architecture
Kitchen Aids: How to Think Outside the Usual Thinking
Big Deal: Tiny-House Ideas Make Sense for Larger Houses, Too
For These Buildings, Wood Could
Eight Great Trends Homeowners Are Hot For
Design That Works: Tips You Can Bank On
Whither Residential Design?
Offices No Longer Feel Like Home
Missing in Action: Accessible Design for Those Coming of Age
A New Report Dissects Why Architects Choose Certain Materials
Designed the Great Outdoor Kitchen
How to Actually Live, Comfortably, in an Historic Interior
Architects Move to Make VR SOP
Big Government Can Be Beautiful
Therapeutic Design: Sense and Sensitivity
The Human Touch in Workplace Design
Q&A with Traditional Architect Peter Pennoyer
Five Trends Fuel a New Appetite for Food Halls
Stained Glass Moves From Old to New
Old-Hat Mid-Century Modern Isn’t Going Away
Signs of the Times: Celebrating Great Old Street Signs
Twists and Turns of Spiral Staircases
As Space Tightens, Dumbwaiters Rise to the Occasion Again
Could PoMo Be Go-Go Again?
Energy-Efficient Design: From the DOE to You
Is Taking on Skyscrapers a Tall Order?
Interior Design: Living Rich Without Digging Deep
Pride of Place: ‘Typical’ Houses Depend on Where You Call Home
Treehouses You Can Come Home to
Smart States: Building Intelligent Cities from Ground Up
Foam Home? Why, Yes!
So Beadboard Is Popular Again? Really?
Tasty! New Restaurants in Old Spaces
Running to Daylighting
Surprise, Surprise: Good Design Is ‘Comfortable’
Where in the World Is the Tallest Wood Building?
World’s Best Buildings?
What’s Cookin’? Kitchens Come of Age
Everything Old Is New Again
Instagramers Every Designer Should Follow
Cold Comfort: How to Cool Off a Hot Spot
Rem Koolhaas Talks About Architecture’s ‘Serious Problem’
Seven Out-of-This-World Bathrooms
Winning Ways of Good Architects and Designers
Portland’s Mid-Century Moderns Are Still Up to Date
House Is on the Rocks
African-American Architects Who Left Their Mark
House Kits Add Up to a Net-Zero Sum Game
Fighting Mad: Builders Vs. Architects–Same Old Stories
Who Are the Greenest Architects in the U.S.?
Bedroom Eyes: How to Light Up the Space
That’s Their Story, and They’re Sticking to It
High and Lighty: New Standards for High-Rises
Showhousing Online in Seattle
We Give Up! Is That a Beer Barrel or What?
Back in Time: Paging Through Mid-Century Modern
Office Designs of the Times
No Knock on Wood Here: Nine Nifty Wood Buildings
Putting Rwanda’s Hospitals Back Together
Showers of Power: Luxurious New Designs
Intoxicating Views of Stunning Hotel Lobby and Bar
Showcasing the Loveliness of, Uh, Sand
Don’t Think Small; Think Tiny
Many, Many Stories About Remodeling
Curtain Wall Call
Growth Initiative: How to Specify a Living Wall
Old-Style Interior Doors Opening Eyes Once More
Taking Lessons from the Bauhaus
American Architecture with an Italian Accent
Rebuilding Notre Dame: Faith, Hope, and Clarity
The Art of Selecting Paint Colors for an A&C House
Bold Threesome Helped to Define Bauhaus Architecture
Making–and Keeping–the Peace at Work
The Still Vital Past of Bauhaus Architecture
Soon, AI Will Become SOP for Small Firms
Go to Waste: Big Houses Don’t Really Live Big
The Light Way in a Kitchen
Walls In Old Houses Were Very Well Dressed
Under-the-Radar but Buyer-Friendly Features
He Wasn’t a Designer, but Eichler’s Homes Influenced Countless Others
Tricks Are Treats: 15 Ways to Make Small Look Big(ger)
Americans and Europeans View Home Design Through Different Lenses
Cottage Industry: Ideas for Perking Up the Small Trad Bath
The Universal Appeal of Universal Design
Paper Chase: Frederick Law Olmsted’s Are Now in the LOC’s Digital Collection
Terra Cotta: Back on Terra Firma
Bathroom Islands: Paradise or Purgatory?
Didn’t Know Bathrooms Had Style? Apparently, They Do!
Shedding More Light Not Always the Best Answer
Take Advantage of the Float?
As Motor City Revs Up Again, Architectural Legacy Stands Out
Is Architecture a Key to Healthy Living?
Architecture Isn’t a Colorful Subject
Baltimore’s Old Theaters Deserve a Standing Ovation
Making Garages Much More Than an Auto Zone
What’s the Meaning of This? Four Experts Talk ‘Infrastructure’
In the Digital Age, Flashy Plans Still Matter
Well, Well: WELL Standards Off to a Healthy Start
Care Package: Serving Yourself Seeps into Home Design
Timber! The Way of All Wood
Wall In: How to Design and Order Perforated Metal
Why Brownstones Are All the White-Hot Rage
Building a New York That Was Meant to Be
Inside and Out, Sliding Doors Are Moving Back In
The United States of Interior Design
What Will It Take to Make Timber Structures a Commonplace?
How to Design the Great Outdoor Kitchen
Tall Timber Building Reaches for New Heights
Mod Squad Making More Friends Than Ever
At the End of His Life, Wright Was a Mile High
Tall Order: Using Data to Let the Sun Shine Around Big Buildings
Landscaping Buyers Really Loathe
‘Brutalist Beauty of 10 Floors of Basement?’
Five Designs That Rule the World
Big Design Ideas to Take from Tiny Houses
Deisgners, Builders Vie for Owners’ Attention–and Pocketbook
Light, More Light: How to Bring Fixtures Up to Date
Trending: Architecture’s Hot Stuff
The Delectable Delights of Decorative Painting
BIM Isn’t Quite SOP Yet, but It’s Coming on Strong
Six Entryways That Say, ‘Welcome Home’
Actual IS Different Than Virtual; Watch
Tall Timber Buildings Rise to the Occasion
Kitchens Where Less Design Is More
Surprise, Surprise: Architecture and Money Go Hand in Hand
If You’re Young and Kid Free, Architecture Is for You!
Lambeau Leap: Bad Building, Great Place
Through the Years: Making the White House a Home
At Notre Dame, Everything New Is Old Again
Inside Knowledge: Avoid These Interior Design Flubs
Timber! All-Wood Apartment Building Has Wicker Baskets for Balconies
Heavenly Staircases Are in the Details
Reduced to Rubble? Just the Opposite in This House!
And the Wood Towers Just Keep Getting Taller
Passive Design and Affordable Housing Do Indeed Go Together
Knocking McMansions Down to Size
The Strange Power of New Jersey’s Beachfront Hotels
Now That’s Storage!
Color Blind: These Hues Won’t Sell Houses
House Is a Real Balancing Act
Talking About Color in the Kitchen
Six Great Hotels Made Even Better by Their Interior Design
Future Stock: Print Out a House for Me, Please
Going Dutch? House About This Design?
Restoring an Old, Old, Old House
Schooled! Ten Design Ideas for College Buildings
Remodeling Projects: Apps That Can Help
Green Streak: Next-Gen Office Design
How to Use Color in the Kitchen
Modern Architecture in Need of a ‘Trump Moment’
Architects’ Take on Creating ‘Equitable’ Restrooms
Pat-on-the-Back Patios: Three Trends
Eichler House Updated, with Its Past Present
How Do You Like This Marriage of Old and New?
Door Ways–Eight Great Entry Points
What Might New York City Look Like in 2030?
Underwater Skyscrapers? Maybe!
That’ll Be the Day: Buddy Holly Hall Taking Shape
Honey, I Shrunk the Office
How About Changing the Architecture on Our Currency, Too?
View Way Uptown: Design-y Kitchens and Baths
Peter Principle: the Classical Touch of Peter Pennoyer
Ten Houses That Changed America
When Will Sustainability Become Better Looking?
Beauty Before Budget? Not Always
No Joke: Inside an Idiosyncratic Parisian Hotel
Houzz About That: Bunch of Ideas on Budget Decorating
Going Dutch: the Well-Lit Waldorf in Amsterdam
Seeing Red: An Old Building Powers Back Up
Spa Humbug? Not in High-Priced Homes
We’re Too Passive; We Need Active Design!
Tiny and Grid Free
On the Record Houses
One Designer’s Bathroom No-Nos
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