More stories about Remodeling

  • perfectly fitting

    Few houses survive for nearly 140 years without at least one kitchen transplant.

  • starvation diet

    Why live on chips and salsa, when you can have the whole enchilada?

  • front studio

    When Front Studio renovated its downtown New York City office, principals Yen Ha, LEED AP, and Michi Yanagishita applied a light but sure hand. "We try not to be overly fussy," Ha says of the firm's general design approach.

  • can-do attitude

    San Francisco is famous for its Victorian row houses, which typically feature small, dark kitchens tucked in at the back. Neal Schwartz, AIA, remodeled one such kitchen for a family of four that cooks almost every night and makes canning fresh produce an

  • remodeling continues downward trend in 2009

  • four stairs: addition and renovation to a historic virginia farmhouse, great falls, va.

    Presented with a diverse collection of buildings, Barnes Vanze Architects restored the architecturally significant structures and inserted a glassed-in room to unify the house.

  • ocean beach residence, san francisco

    The client for this San Francisco addition hoped to leave the original 1950s house as unaltered as possible.

  • ferrous house, spring prairie, wis.

    "Pedestrian suburban house turns into a little jewel.” That's the way our judges summed up this raised ranch makeover, and we could not have written a better headline.

  • woodway residence, woodway, wash.

    The renovation of this vintage mid-century home bears Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's hallmark moves: the choreographed passages, the connection to the land, and the sense both of exuberance and calm.

  • making the old new again

    A builder recycles his existing home to create a new custom residence that will accommodate a growing family while retaining beloved lake views.