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August 2017

Houzz Tour: Historic Portland House Gets a Modern Makeover (22 photos)

When Sandy Riedman and her husband, Aaron Matusick, bought an American Foursquare house in Portland, Oregon’s Historic Alphabet District — a neighborhood of beautiful homes where trees line streets named in alphabetical order — there were layers of dust in…

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Houzz Tour: Historic Portland Home Gets a Modern Makeover (22 photos)

When Sandy Riedman and her husband, Aaron Matusick, bought an American Foursquare house in Portland, Oregon’s Historic Alphabet District — a neighborhood of beautiful homes where trees line streets named in alphabetical order — there were layers of dust in…

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OMA builds ‘urban grid’ for science and engineering school in paris


the approach for the project places independent blocks, housing laboratories and classrooms, under a large structural skeleton.

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How to Create a Relaxed, Nearly White Palette (10 photos)

There are lots of ways to work white into your home. If your vision leans more toward relaxed and beachy than clean-lined and glossy, let these inviting interiors give you some ideas. By layering textures, incorporating architectural salvage or even…

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How to Deadhead Roses and Other Garden Favorites (12 photos)

Dying flowers detract from the beauty of garden borders and beds. Deadheading, or snipping them off, directs a plant’s energy into stronger growth and therefore more blossoms. I often get asked about why we need to deadhead plants, especially how…

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Rio Is Debating Creation of a Slavery Museum

Cais do Valongo (Valongo Wharf) in Rio (Photos by Kiratiana Freelon)

In May, more than 200 young Afro-Brazilians and a few older, well-known black academics filled a lecture hall at Rio de Janeiro’s Federal University. They were there to hear…

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