We took you all around the world, showcasing everything from minuscule and micro to massive mansion, with a little LEGO thrown in, to show you some of the best and most innovative architecture out there. Sit back and take a tour of the top 10 Architecture posts from 2013.

10. LEGO Architecture Studio Kit
LEGO expanded their popular LEGO Architecture series with the release of a toolkit that lets you embrace your own inner architect by designing your own structures.

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9. 2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge Winners
We partnered with Marvin Windows and Doors to bring you our favorite winners of their Architect’s Challenge. They’re pretty impressive—take a look.

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8. Hillside Luxury: Head Road 1816 by SAOTA
A Cape Town, South Africa residence perched on a hillside with unbelievable coastal views and a luxurious indoor/outdoor connection.

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7. 182 Square Foot Micro Apartment in Seattle
This piece of residential property left our jaws dropping. With such a tiny footprint, it’s hard to imagine that all the comforts of home could fit, but miraculously, they did and then some.

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6. An X-Shaped House in Spain by Cadaval & Solà-Morales
Situated on a steep hill on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain, this house is designed in the shape of an ‘X’ to conform to various site restraints and also to maximize views.

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5. Camping Retreat: Drew House by Anthill Constructions
A cozy weekend retreat that reflects the homeowners’ childhood camping trips. Broken up into pods, the house gives you the feeling that you’re at a luxury campsite.

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4. 10 of Our Favorite TV Shows Home & Apartment Floor Plans
After spending every week with the casts of your favorite TV shows, their homes become quite familiar to us. Take a look at these spaces from a completely different angle – from above.

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3. Tiny NYC Apartment Renovation Full of Nooks and Cubbies
Want to see how to make a tiny NYC apartment into a spacious and livable 240-square-foot space with a cozy sleeping loft?

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2. The Living Cube by Till Koenneker
Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands when you live in a studio apartment that has zero storage. This designer built a simple cube to provide some much-needed storage space.

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1. Manhattan Micro Loft by Specht Harpman Architects
This firm did the impossible. They made 425-square-feet feel and look spacious by creating layers of platforms to house the necessary functions.