While for some people, home is a humble place by the hearth, for others, their houses are awe-inspiring structures filled with wonders. This month's houses present clever spatial planning and extensions that give new life to old spaces. We continue to be impressed by the creativity of architects and engineers, month after month. From narrow houses wedged between existing buildings to single-story homes that span endlessly across wide plots of land, check out Fresh Builds: The Coolest Houses of July 2013.
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