Houses within the historic district in Concord, Massachusetts must maintain the town’s historic character as defined by the Historic District Commission. This 1890s residence was redesigned by Estes Twombly Architects and taken back to its simplest form. The architects succeeded in modernizing the house while paying homage to its history.
This microhouse in Stoughton, Massachusetts built by Derek Diedricksen is a micro-shelter made out of scavenged materials. The tiny house, called the Gypsy Junker, is put together with shipping pallets, discarded kitchen cabinets, old washing machine and old windows. The transparent roofing allows a great view of the treetops. Diedricksen also built a small series of tiny structures in his backyard. The total cost of building is about $200 a piece.
Interior designer Rachel Reider created a multi-functional contemporary oasis for a young family in this newly renovated brownstone. Located in Boston, Massachusetts in its historic South End neighbourhood, the family home has a mixture of playful elements and sophisticated decor.