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Spaces: A Mini Oasis in Beacon Hill

A tiny urban backyard gets a major upgrade.

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Our Travel Guide to a Weekend in Copenhagen

Scandinavia’s greenest city is a culinary and design destination.

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Living Modern: A House on Stilts in Harvard

A new home rests lightly on the land, thanks to its cleverly designed structure.

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Boston Traffic Sucks—Here’s How to Fix It

Boston’s highways are stressful, infuriating, and among the most congested in the world. But everything you thought you knew about traffic—and how to fix it—is wrong.

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Meet Sarah Lawson, the New Owner of S+H Construction

On her path to success and what it’s like to be the only woman in steel-toe boots.

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Three Pitch-Perfect Home Additions

We love our older homes, but sometimes we need a contemporary touch. Here are three projects that show how beautifully traditional houses can accommodate a few bold, new moves.

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Home Additions: Steel the Show

Since buying their 1907 Italian Renaissance Revival home in 2008, this Newton couple craved a big, modern space where they and their two sons could […]

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Home Additions: Arty in the Back

Architect Maryann Thompson loved the 1860s Cambridge/Somerville six-bedroom home—big enough for her five children, it was packed with potential. And because the house backed up […]

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Home Additions: Fix Master

As soon as attorney Chris Hug saw the backyard of this Lincoln property in 1995, he knew the house was for him. Just under an […]

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Michelle Wu Has Big (Progressive) Ideas for the City

The City Council president talks bicycling and more.

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A Nicely Balanced Master Bath on the North Shore

A North Shore master bath gets some symmetry.

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Boston Has Become a City Without Children

Who needs those pesky strollers on the T? Turns out, we all do.

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Intergalactic Aliens and Human Volanoes

On Thursday night, 1,500 people gathered in a darkened event room at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, completely awestruck by the talent and imagination […]

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Q&A: Interior Designer Liz Caan

On how the industry has changed and why she hates Pinterest.

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Found Art: Strange Flower by Jennifer Maestre

Strange Flower by Jennifer Maestre.