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  1. 9 Modern Mobile Dwellings
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    9 Modern Mobile Dwellings

    From renovated Airstreams to futuristic cars, these roaming residences represent the past, present, and future of mobile living.

    07.10.14

  2. Reimagined Mobile Dwellings
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    Reimagined Mobile Dwellings

    Ever thought about packing your home on truck trailer? Four architects reimagined the mobile dwelling for an exhibition at Omaha's Kaneko museum. The results, all prefab and all totally...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    08.13.14

  3. 10 Modern Cat Shelters
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    10 Modern Cat Shelters

    In Los Angeles, a fundraiser celebrates modern architecture for felines.

    written by: William Lamb
    09.19.14

  4. Improving Lives Through Accessible Design
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    Improving Lives Through Accessible Design

    Industry leaders gather in Boston to brainstorm human-centric solutions.

    11.14.14

  5. 8 Clever Uses of Curtains
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    8 Clever Uses of Curtains

    The right window dressing can turn virtually any room into a beautiful space. Here are some examples of deftly deployed drapes and curtains.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.03.15

  6. 7 Stunning Waterfront Structures
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    7 Stunning Waterfront Structures

    The best architecture takes full advantage of a setting without upstaging it. Here are seven buildings that make the most of their waterfront perch.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.02.15

  7. 6 Prefabs Assembled in 6 Weeks or Less
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    6 Prefabs Assembled in 6 Weeks or Less

    A house built in weeks, days, or even hours? Count down six of the fastest builds in Dwell history.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    04.28.15

  8. 6 Pieces of Live-Edge Furniture That Celebrate Wood's Natural Beauty
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    6 Pieces of Live-Edge Furniture That Celebrate Wood's Natural Beauty

    With a great piece of lumber as the starting point, it doesn't take a lot to turn a raw slab into a prize-worthy piece of furniture.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    07.15.15

  9. How To: The Modern Kitchen
    Design 101

    How To: The Modern Kitchen

    No matter how cozy your living room or den, the kitchen is usually the heart of a home. Whether you use yours to mimic Nigella or zap a TV dinner, you'll find helpful how-tos and insightful...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.17.13

  10. The Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom
    Finishing Touch

    The Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom

    Thanks to a folding glass wall and a custom-built bed, dreams of sleeping under the stars came true for a Cincinnati, Ohio, couple.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ty Wright
    02.15.14

  11. Drumming Up Design
    Green

    Drumming Up Design

    Brotherly love takes many forms; in the case of Rob and Eric Brill, it’s a shared passion for modernism. Rob, the younger of the two and a rock musician, recently completed the second of two live...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    photos by: Noah Webb
    01.25.09

  12. Passive Houses Across America
    Green

    Passive Houses Across America

    A new book on passive houses by designer Julie Torres Moskovitz highlights the super-green homes of our sustainable present (and future).

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.19.13

  13. Five Innovative Infill Homes
    Green

    Five Innovative Infill Homes

    As city populations grow, we continue to squeeze the most out of every square foot in our living spaces. These five infill homes manage to slip through the cracks.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.28.14

  14. How Green Construction is Significantly Cutting Emissions
    Green

    How Green Construction is Significantly Cutting Emissions

    Edward Mazria of Architecture 2030 talks to Dwell about the success (and upcoming explosion) of green construction.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    07.10.14

  15. Charming Urban Gardens
    Green

    Charming Urban Gardens

    Whoever said urban structures couldn't have great gardens? Whether lush terraces or just a good collection of potted plants, these urban locales showcase charming green spaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.16.15

  16. Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses
    Green

    Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses

    Release your inner child by hanging around a modern tree house.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.22.15

  17. Editor's Picks: 8 Leading Examples of Outdoor Design
    Green

    Editor's Picks: 8 Leading Examples of Outdoor Design

    Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    06.20.15

  18. Remembering Elizabeth 'Lisl' Close
    Profiles

    Remembering Elizabeth 'Lisl' Close

    To many, Elizabeth "Lisl" Close seemed a force of nature. Petite, razor-sharp and with a no-nonsense attitude, she was the first woman architect in the Twin Cities dedicated to a...

    written by: Mason Riddle
    08.02.12

  19. Smiljan Radic's Winning Design for Serpentine Pavilion
    Profiles

    Smiljan Radic's Winning Design for Serpentine Pavilion

    Underrated Chilean architect Smiljan Radic gets a commission that will put him on the world stage: the annual temporary pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in London. Here are a few other notable...

    written by: Brian Bruegge
    03.19.14

  20. Modern Homes with Reflecting Pools
    Outdoor

    Modern Homes with Reflecting Pools

    These homes brought the tranquility of living near the water one step closer with reflecting pools.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    07.29.15

  21. How to Do Irregular Window Patterns
    How To

    How to Do Irregular Window Patterns

    These simple structures add offbeat charm with irregularly placed windows.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    07.30.15

  22. Houses We Love

    6 Homes with Plywood Interiors

    These homes elevate the humble, inexpensive material to achieve a no-frills, minimalist vibe.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    07.30.15

  23. A Great Idea

    Dry Goods: The Case for Cacti as the Ultimate Houseplant

    Succulent success doesn't require much of a green thumb—lots of sun and a little water are all you need to nurture the hottest low-maintenance plants around.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    08.13.15

  24. Renovation

    These Old Houses: 5 Renovations That Blend Old and New

    Whether midcentury modern, Victorian, or something even older, these clever renovations hold on to their historic bones.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    08.17.15

  25. Houses We Love

    8 Convenient Weekend Retreats

    As these vacation homes show, you don’t always have to stray too far from the city to get a soothing break. Let these convenient weekend getaways inspire your next trip, or merely stir your...

    written by: William Harrison
    08.20.15

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