large arched windows dictated double-height apartments, which are tucked into the steel trusses of the old mill.

the assembly building at clipper mill, baltimore

So many urban loft conversions all but obliterate the building's sense of history. This one celebrates it as a ruin, rough edges and all.

ghost partitions—marked with floorboards running against the grain, such as those shown between the living room and kitchen—recall how the old house was subdivided.

sisson cottage, goosewing farm, little compton, r.i.

If great art elevates the ordinary, this renovated cottage is architecture at its best. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson preserved an old...


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