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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Rooms We Love

    5 Comfy Sleeping Nooks

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

    written by: Luke Hopping

  7. Less Than 600 Square Feet and Super Comfortable
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    Less Than 600 Square Feet and Super Comfortable

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

    written by: Luke Tebbutt

  8. 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

  9. 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. 6 Modern Lakeside Homes
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    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

  11. Back in Black

    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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Modern Single-Story Homes Built with Accessibility in Mind
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    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

  15. 9 Modern Guesthouses
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    9 Modern Guesthouses

    These modern guesthouses are good enough to live in.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  16. Making Room

    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

  17. Material Focus: Glass
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    Material Focus: Glass

    As previously looked at in 5 Bold and Modern Glass Facades, Dwell takes another look at 8 contemporary structures that are recognized for their creative and daring use of combined materials and glass.

    written by: Jami Smith

  18. Library Style: 6 Looks at Books in the Modern World
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    Library Style: 6 Looks at Books in the Modern World

    In the Kindle era, it's possible to do away with ink-on-paper books in the name of decluttering. And yet there's something about those old volumes that, for many of us, helps make a house a home....

    written by: William Lamb

  19. Rooms We Love

    6 Cozy Modern Interiors

    Clean lines and minimalist design meet ample cushions and warm sunlight in these six interiors

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  20. Rooms We Love

    7 Modern Courtyards We Love

    From a large gathering space for family or a tranquil sanctuary, these seven designs feature some very different takes on the ancient idea of a courtyard.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  21. Renovation

    Raconteur Renovations: Homes with Some Serious History

    Whether the site or the house is rich with history, these homes get an update in the modern world.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  22. Houses We Love

    7 Tropical Oases

    We've rounded up a couple of cool places to escape this summer.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  23. Houses We Love

    Take Me to Birch: 8 Houses that Make Use of Birch Wood

    Affordable, durable birch wood makes an eye-catching addition to these homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  24. Renovation

    These Modern Renovations Hold Onto History-Rich Details

    From elegant fireplaces to centuries-old stone, these contemporary homes are unashamed of their historic roots.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  25. VividAR Lets You Visualize Your Space Before You Buy Anything [Sponsored]
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    VividAR Lets You Visualize Your Space Before You Buy Anything [Sponsored]

    When it comes to furnishing your home, there's nothing worse than buying a sofa, getting it delivered, and only then realizing it doesn't look quite right where you envisioned it. VividWorks aims...

    written by: Dwell Staff