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Spend an hour with a pro. Invite a realtor or interior designer over to check out your home. Many realtors will do this as a courtesy, but you will probably have to pay a consultation fee to a designer. Check with several designers in your area; a standard hourly fee is normally less than $100, and in an hour they can give you lots of ideas for needed improvements. Even small suggested improvements, such as paint colors or furniture placement, can go a long way toward improving the look and feel of your home
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Q&A: Tom Kundig on Why Buildings Should Move and Morph

Q&A: Tom Kundig on Why Buildings Should Move and Morph

Tom Kundig may be best known for his monolithic Pacific Northwest homes cast in concrete and weathered steel—but his body of work is much broader than that. His massive new monograph, Working Title, explores 29 projects in diverse landscapes, locations, and typologies—from a jewel box home in Hawaii to an office tower in Seoul and a natural history museum in Seattle.

On the occasion of the book’s launch, we chatted with Kundig about the River House, a residence in Ketchum, Idaho, that’s packed with movable elements and made from robust materials that will weather beautifully over time. Read on for a look at this landmark home, published exclusively here for the first time.

Photo captions excerpted from Tom Kundig: Working Title, published by Princeton Architectural Press and available June 2020.

This compact home balances privacy and transparency, with a neighborhood road on one side and a forested riverbank on

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The New Gogoro Eeyo Is the Sports Car of the E-Bike World

The New Gogoro Eeyo Is the Sports Car of the E-Bike World

The best design effortlessly merges function and form—and that’s the premise behind Eeyo, the first electric bike from the e-scooter pioneers at Gogoro. Built for agility, this ultralight e-bike can be thrown over your shoulder, charged on the go, and ridden like a...

lightHouse LivingHomes by Plant Prefab and Alchemy Architects

lightHouse LivingHomes by Plant Prefab and Alchemy Architects

Hot on the heels of a collaboration with Koto, California-based Plant Prefab is teaming up with St. Paul–based Alchemy Architects to launch a new line of modular accessory dwelling units (ADUs). The lightHouse LivingHomes will be available in five categories—small,...

Q&A: Tom Kundig on Why Buildings Should Move and Morph

Tom Kundig may be best known for his monolithic Pacific Northwest homes cast in concrete and weathered steel—but his body of work is much broader than that. His massive new monograph, Working Title, explores 29 projects in diverse landscapes, locations, and...

The New Gogoro Eeyo Is the Sports Car of the E-Bike World

The best design effortlessly merges function and form—and that’s the premise behind Eeyo, the first electric bike from the e-scooter pioneers at Gogoro. Built for agility, this ultralight e-bike can be thrown over your shoulder, charged on the go, and ridden like a...

lightHouse LivingHomes by Plant Prefab and Alchemy Architects

Hot on the heels of a collaboration with Koto, California-based Plant Prefab is teaming up with St. Paul–based Alchemy Architects to launch a new line of modular accessory dwelling units (ADUs). The lightHouse LivingHomes will be available in five categories—small,...