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  1. Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
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    Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs

    A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.

    written by: Justin Ellis
    05.12.15

  2. A Look Inside the United Nations' Restored Security Council Chamber
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    A Look Inside the United Nations' Restored Security Council Chamber

    The chamber, originally a gift of Norway, is revived as part of a $2.1 billion overhaul of the U.N. complex.

    written by: William Lamb
    10.22.14

  3. A Customized Prefab in California's Mayacamas Mountains
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    A Customized Prefab in California's Mayacamas Mountains

    Petite spaces are given a sense of functionality with smart lighting.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Noah Webb
    11.01.13

  4. Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
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    Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient

    Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart, energy-efficient Toronto home designed for aging-in-place.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ben Rahn
    03.10.15

  5. Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 7
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    Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 7

    Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first multifamily zero-energy community in the United States. Part 7:...

    written by: Brad Liljequist
    12.21.11

  6. 6 Clever Room Dividers that Double as Storage Space
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    6 Clever Room Dividers that Double as Storage Space

    Partitioning small spaces may seem counterintuitive, but when combined with storage solutions, room dividers can make compact homes feel bigger and more multifunctional.

    06.10.14

  7. A Clever Belgian Couple Renovate Their Aging Brick Home
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    A Clever Belgian Couple Renovate Their Aging Brick Home

    By introducing chic new elements, a Belgian couple takes a gentle approach to transforming a tired house into a vibrant workshop.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Tim Van de Velde
    11.06.13

  8. Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
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    Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer

    The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.14.14

  9. All Aboard
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    All Aboard

    Helmut Jahn’s dynamic new supportive-housing facility brings green design and a new outlook on life to the Windy City.

    written by: Edward Lifson
    photos by: Andreas Larsson
    05.13.09

  10. Drumming Up Design
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    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

  11. A Renovated Art Nouveau Barcelona Apartment
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    A Renovated Art Nouveau Barcelona Apartment

    It was love at first sight for Elina Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros and her husband, Ginés Gorriz: When they stepped into the century-old apartment that would become their home, they were so smitten they...

    written by: Kerstin Rose
    02.19.14

  12. 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

  13. A Renovated Brick Schoolhouse in the Netherlands
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    A Renovated Brick Schoolhouse in the Netherlands

    With a palette of earthy colors and materials, and some thoughtful architectural interventions, a soaring schoolhouse in the Netherlands is reborn.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Kasia Gatkowska
    04.23.14

  14. This Illuminated Arkansas Home Changes Colors with the Tap of a Smartphone
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    This Illuminated Arkansas Home Changes Colors with the Tap of a Smartphone

    An affordable live-work home in Fayetteville, Arkansas lights up the night with a series of low-cost LED fixtures.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    photos by: Timothy Hursley
    03.10.15

  15. Project: Live Work Home
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    Project: Live Work Home

    Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s inventory of vacant structures and arrived at a conclusion that would guide the design of the Live Work Home. ...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.24.12

  16. 5 Great Home Renovations Around the World Part One
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    5 Great Home Renovations Around the World Part One

    From an Edinburgh family home to a hillside mid-century gem in Texas, peep to see five of our favorite home renovations around the world.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.18.13

  17. 8 Amazing Concrete Renovations
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    8 Amazing Concrete Renovations

    There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the...

    07.29.14

  18. Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage
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    Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage

    For over fifty years, A.D. Stenger was a unique figure in the American architectural landscape. Idiosyncratic and independent, Stenger acted as developer, architect, and builder to produce his own...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    10.14.14

  19. Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
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    Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room

    Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to play. Klopf Architecture started removing walls, and ended up with a...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.07.15

  20. 5 Modern Toronto Renovations
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    5 Modern Toronto Renovations

    From Tudors to Victorians, these homes with history received striking modern upgrades.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.06.15

  21. 5 Amazing Renovations in Boston
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    5 Amazing Renovations in Boston

    In a historic city where new builds are uncommon, these homes demonstrate how sensitive renovations balance past and present.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.19.15

  22. It's a New Day at These Renovated Victorians
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    It's a New Day at These Renovated Victorians

    These modern makeovers from Toronto to Melbourne add luster to charming, yet antiquated Victorians.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.16.15

  23. Renovation

    The Best Brownstones of Dwell

    Take a look through a collection of inspiring brownstone rehabs from our pages.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.19.15

  24. Renovation

    A Thatched Cottage in Denmark with a Modern, Space-Saving Interior

    Architects John Lassen and Joanna Tench renovated their dream summer home.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    06.29.15

  25. This Bold Renovated Victorian Spells Out "Hello" on Its Facade
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    This Bold Renovated Victorian Spells Out "Hello" on Its Facade

    A new addition and a bold exterior treatment transformed this Victorian house in Melbourne into a neighborhood gem.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    photos by: Nic Granleese
    01.03.15

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