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  1. Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat
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    Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat

    Cut and Fold, a Kickstarter furniture project by two Canadian architects, fuses plywood and papercraft.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.23.14

  2. Multi-Family Development Suggests Possibilities for Urban Senior Housing
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    Multi-Family Development Suggests Possibilities for Urban Senior Housing

    Barbara Bestor's small lot subdivision housing development in Los Angeles may present an appealing solution for the urban-dwelling aging population.

    01.15.15

  3. Ed Mazria
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    Ed Mazria

    "This isn’t a question of cost: It’s a question of design. Design is how you solve the climate-change problem."  

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    11.24.09

  4. Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin
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    Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin

    Lawrence Halprin galvanized people into action with his grand cityscapes. The landscape architects of today are following his example—but at a different scale.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    06.01.15

  5. 9 Highlights from Dwell on Design 2015
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    9 Highlights from Dwell on Design 2015

    For three days in October, industry leaders, design enthusiasts, academics, and editors converged to discuss the built environment.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Jenna Bascom
    02.27.16

  6. Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas
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    Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas

    Responding to the displacement caused by Typhoon Haiyan, architect Shigeru Ban designed a series of easy-to-build prefab shelters for the Philippines.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.12.14

  7. 5 Impossibly Idyllic Cabins
    Houses We Love

    5 Impossibly Idyllic Cabins

    These delightful cabins are a welcome respite from the rigmarole of modern life.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.23.15

  8. 6 Modern Corrugated Metal Facades
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    6 Modern Corrugated Metal Facades

    Corrugated metal cladding lends these homes a charming, rough around the edges quality.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.28.15

  9. Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Style and Camping Collide in Maine
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    Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Style and Camping Collide in Maine

    When a traditional architectural style meets handmade details, the result is a quietly modern retreat.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    photos by: Adrian Gaut
    04.18.16

  10. Dwell on Design

    At Dwell on Design, Learn What Is Being Done to Make NYC More Resilient Post-Sandy

    Join us for a conversation with architects Illya Azaroff and Lance Brown on possible improvements to New York City's defenses against natural disasters.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    09.22.15

  11. How To

    5 Ways to Use Beech Wood at Home

    Similar in appearance to maple and relatively inexpensive, beech brings a rustic look to these modern homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    10.01.15

  12. Houses We Love

    Trees Grow Right Through These Outdoorsy Homes

    These houses make room for nature, not the other way around.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.02.16

  13. Rooms We Love

    5 Comfy Sleeping Nooks

    Get ready for a weekend of rest with these sleepy, little cocoons.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.05.16

  14. The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
    Houses We Love

    The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages

    A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision for a diminutive, low-key lakeside getaway.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.16.16

  15. This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
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    This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space

    With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.

    written by: Luke Tebbutt
    06.07.16

  16. This Farmhouse-Style Home Gets a Clever and Geometric Update
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    This Farmhouse-Style Home Gets a Clever and Geometric Update

    A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    photos by: Mike Schwartz
    06.17.16

  17. The 20 Most Popular Homes in Dwell
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    The 20 Most Popular Homes in Dwell

    When compiling the list of the 20 most popular modern homes featured throughout Dwell's 12-year history, certain themes began to surface: small space projects, renovations, unconventional living...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.15.12

  18. City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn
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    City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn

    A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five unique homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum...

    written by: Sara Dierck
    photos by: Sara Dierck
    10.12.12

  19. 6 Modern Lakeside Homes
    Houses We Love

    6 Modern Lakeside Homes

    They may range from humble wood cabins to contemporary architectural masterpieces, but the following 6 houses have one thing in common: each beautifully complements its lakeside setting.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.23.13

  20. Back in Black
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    Back in Black

    Black is the color (or absence of color, rather) of choice for these twelve homes from San Francisco to Berlin to Tokyo and beyond.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.15.13

  21. Cape/Modern at PAAM
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    Cape/Modern at PAAM

    Friday, July 29th marks the opening of what looks to be a very exciting exhibit on residential regionalism. The Provincetown Art Association and Museum on Cape Cod offers "Cape/Modern: The...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.26.11

  22. How Designers Live at Home
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    How Designers Live at Home

    From architects to industrial designers working for Apple, Dwell has featured a wealth of designers' own houses. See how they carve out their own space in these eight great examples.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.28.13

  23. Modern Single-Story Homes Built with Accessibility in Mind
    Houses We Love

    Modern Single-Story Homes Built with Accessibility in Mind

    These homes take the spaciousness of midcentury, single-level floor plans to the next level, keeping the consideration of aging homeowners in mind.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.09.15

  24. 9 Modern Guesthouses
    Houses We Love

    9 Modern Guesthouses

    These modern guesthouses are good enough to live in.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.14.15

  25. Making Room
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    Making Room

    Making Room, an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, celebrates our growing citywide fascination with living small.

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    01.23.13

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