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  1. Latin America's Best Modern Homes
    Travel Reports

    Latin America's Best Modern Homes

    Latin America's design scene is heating up, from artisan-made goods making their way to US department stores to the massive architecture projects going up in advance of the World Cup and Olympic...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.30.13

  2. 5 NYC Home Renovations
    Renovation

    5 NYC Home Renovations

    New York city is the largest metropolitan in the US and home to more than 8 million people. Despite this, living in the City doesn't mean sacrificing space or luxury. These five renovations were...

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.23.13

  3. 10 Ways to Use Fiber-Cement Panels
    A Great Idea

    10 Ways to Use Fiber-Cement Panels

    The versatile, hardy fiber-cement panel is a go-to finish for architects looking for durable, reliable, and flexible cladding—it's the ultimate modern material.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.09.15

  4. 6 All-Black Facades
    House Tours

    6 All-Black Facades

    These homes go bold with dark facades.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    07.30.15

  5. 8 Rooftop Oases
    Outdoor

    8 Rooftop Oases

    Get your daily dose of design-envy with these sky-high sanctuaries.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    08.05.15

  6. Design 101

    7 Ways to Use Ipe Wood

    Durable and dense—so dense it doesn't float—ipe is an excellent material for outdoor settings. But how to use it? Patio decking is the most common application but just one of many. While ipe's oils...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    09.14.15

  7. Rooms We Love

    5 Outdoor Dining Areas We Love

    Like a park's picnic table built into your home, outdoor dining areas are a great way to effortlessly spend more time outdoors. Tour these five lovely examples from houses we've covered.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    09.24.15

  8. House Tours

    A Richly-Crafted and Spacious Boston Apartment Renovation

    Ruhl Walker Architects designed custom furniture and a new, luminous atrium for a 3,100 square foot city dwelling that can now host its resident's large social gatherings.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Michael J. Lee
    11.01.15

  9. Renovation

    6 Renovated Kitchens We Love

    Serve yourself some kitchen design inspiration with projects from Oakland to Chicago.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    02.19.16

  10. You Won't Believe That These Incredible Modern Buildings are Chapels and Synagogues
    In The Modern World

    You Won't Believe That These Incredible Modern Buildings are Chapels and Synagogues

    Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.

    12.16.14

  11. 10 Rustic Hideaways Off the Beaten Path
    Houses We Love

    10 Rustic Hideaways Off the Beaten Path

    These idyllic escapes leave the office, the city, and sometimes even the grid behind.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.21.15

  12. 5 Off-the-Grid Vacation Homes
    Green

    5 Off-the-Grid Vacation Homes

    For when you truly need to leave it all behind, these remote escapes are there for you.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    08.12.15

  13. 5 Modern Rural Homes Across America
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    5 Modern Rural Homes Across America

    Away from the tightly packed buildings and light pollution of the city, these rural homes become lanterns at night.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.16.13

  14. Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
    Houses We Love

    Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan

    In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a 793-square-foot home out of canted concrete boxes.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    10.18.13

  15. Gaffney House Dining Room
    --Make It Yours

    Gaffney House Dining Room

    For their weekend home in Sharon, Connecticut, architect Lynn Gaffney and her husband, Bill Backus, filled their natural wood "shack" with eBay finds and classic modern design pieces.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    10.09.09

  16. 1930s Barcelona Apartment Gets a Minimal Makeover
    Renovation

    1930s Barcelona Apartment Gets a Minimal Makeover

    A restored 1930s apartment in Barcelona is a minimal masterpiece.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.18.14

  17. 6 Space-Saving Units that Do it All
    Rooms We Love

    6 Space-Saving Units that Do it All

    In small spaces, custom pieces that serve multiple functions can work wonders.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.19.15

  18. Heart of the Country
    House Tours

    Heart of the Country

    Driving through the leafy country lanes on the outer edges of London’s commuter belt, it’s hard to imagine the city is just an hour away by train. But the Sussex fields around the...

    written by: Iain Aitch
    photos by: Nigel Shafran
    02.26.09

  19. Marcel Breuer Hooper House II
    House Tours

    Marcel Breuer Hooper House II

    A new owner with a light touch has kept Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II a marvel of the mid-20th century whose life will extend well into the 21st.

    written by: Philip Kennicott
    photos by: Zubin Shroff
    02.08.09

  20. Lone Star
    House Tours

    Lone Star

    Rural Texas commonly conjures visions of Stetsons, spurs, and longhorn steer, but the countryside contains more than just cowboys. On a wide stretch of farmland, the Farley Studio brings modern...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Jack Thompson
    01.22.09

  21. Sydney's Surprising Opera House
    Travel Reports

    Sydney's Surprising Opera House

    The Sydney Opera House is more amazing—and surprising—in person than any photo could convey. Earlier this month, I headed to the Southern Hemisphere for a vacation in Sydney and Cairns,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.14.11

  22. Steel Life
    House Tours

    Steel Life

    Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping Steel City.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Roger Davies
    07.21.09

  23. Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    11.15.13

  24. An Introduction to Building Codes
    Design 101

    An Introduction to Building Codes

    Fuss all you like about sprinklers and guardrails, we need building codes. Here's how to get your architect to play along.

    written by: Dan Maginn
    09.29.11

  25. How To: Indoor Concrete Floors
    Design 101

    How To: Indoor Concrete Floors

    Concrete flooring is cheap, durable, and not as cold as its reputation suggests—these eight homeowners show how to get the look.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.21.14

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