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Liz Stinson is a contributing writer at Curbed, where she covers everything from wild architecture to can't-miss product launches. In addition to writing for Curbed, she's managing editor at Eye on Design and spent more than four years as a staff writer at WIRED. Liz is interested in telling stories about design, technology, and where the two intersect.
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The house is a gorgeous patchwork of textures and materials.
The thatched roof structures sit atop spindly steel bases, creating an airy but sturdy place to take in the views.
The structure is reinforced with cement panels and clad in black metal siding and large wood-framed windows to let in lots of natural light.
The finished result is a full-service home with an open kitchen and living room, bedroom, bathroom, and plenty of opportunities for reconfiguration.
The home centers around an almost labyrinthian outdoor space, complete with a shallow pool, narrow walkway, and angled nooks.
The space features "imperfect" materials like off-textured plaster on the walls and oxidized bronze.
The visual separation is also a functional decision: The architects wanted to build two houses in one.
The soaring main living area features a glass wall that leads out onto a deck with a narrow pool and plenty of lush plants filling the backyard.
The split-level layout manages to create both moments of intimacy and openness.
Located near San Diego, this elaborate Victorian looks like a real life dollhouse set down in a laidback tropical paradise.
A deep blue-green hue is a theme throughout the home, showing up on kitchen cabinets, doors, walls, including arched recessed pockets.
Buhaus, a combination of "Malibu" and "Bauhaus", is an elevated take on the shipping container home, emphasizing clean lines and functionality.
Open Spaces is is a series of organizational tools designed for the aesthetically minded neat freak—or anyone eager to get their home in order.
The apartments feature huge skylights inside, plus expansive floor-to-ceiling windows toward the rear.
Clad in black metal and a shiplap timber that’s also used on the interior, the home is streamlined and modern without feeling the slightest bit cold.
Faulkner Architects kept things simple with this temporary residence in the heart of California’s Sonoma Valley.
The 192-square-foot living room arrangement centers around a set of furniture that folds, shifts, slides, and hides.
Designer Jaime Hayon created an optical illusion in rug form—can you see all nine faces?
This renovated 1960s stunner in Sydney could be yours for a pretty penny.
France’s Villa Majorelle, which just wrapped up a key phase of interior restoration, is a gorgeous example of the ornate style.
A new store under construction in Vienna could be a glimpse of what urban shoppers can expect from the retailer.