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  1. Ahead of Its Class
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    Ahead of Its Class

    “How do you make a piece of architecture about architecture?” Mack Scogin asks. “That’s a heavy-duty objective.” Nevertheless, his firm, Mack Scogin Merrill Elam...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Ian Allen
    04.06.11

  2. Tunquen Treasure
    Green

    Tunquen Treasure

    A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a non-issue for this Chilean beachgoer.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Cristóbal Palma
    05.16.11

  3. The Living Wall
    Travel Reports

    The Living Wall

    Western New York is blessed with a gem of an open green space known as the Griffis Sculpture Park, located approximately one hour south of downtown Buffalo. The 400-acre park is filled with more...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.05.10

  4. 8 Ingenious Hallway Solutions
    Rooms We Love

    8 Ingenious Hallway Solutions

    Whether it's using space smartly for a small home or adding design elements that elevate a hallway to living-room level, here are eight ways to honor the arteries of the home.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.20.14

  5. Katz's Cradle
    House Tours

    Katz's Cradle

    Gregory Katz proves that three times is a charm with his trio of concrete homes, which challenge the status quo in this quiet Johannesburg suburb.

    written by: Kerryn Fischer
    photos by: Elsa Young
    01.15.09

  6. Hollywood Renovation: Week 11
    Renovation

    Hollywood Renovation: Week 11

    When you have a small footprint and you need more space, sometimes the only place to go is up. Our downstairs space is only 750 square feet and accommodates both living and working, so space is at...

    written by: Linda Taalman
    07.17.11

  7. The Sky is the Limit
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    The Sky is the Limit

    These stilted homes transcend traditional architecture.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.12.13

  8. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group

    Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the second in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.18.13

  9. Modern Hallway Designs We Love Part One
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    Modern Hallway Designs We Love Part One

    In this four-part series, we explore modern hallway designs from Asia to North America sourced from the Dwell archives.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.06.13

  10. On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports
    Houses We Love

    On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports

    Concrete, usability, and open layouts incline extreme sport enthusiasts toward modern architecture. From snow to the surf, these homes demonstrate a healthy, happy relationship between living and...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.19.13

  11. 5 Modern Ceiling Fans
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    5 Modern Ceiling Fans

    Founded in 1997 by industrial designer Ron Rezek, Modern Fan Company designs and manufactures ceiling fans for modern interiors. Fans are available with or without lights, and are ideal for high...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    07.31.14

  12. Modern Gabled House in Portland
    House Tours

    Modern Gabled House in Portland

    In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.

    written by: William Lamb
    08.04.14

  13. 10 Creative Ways to Store Firewood
    Product Reviews

    10 Creative Ways to Store Firewood

    So you're fortunate enough to have a fireplace or wood-burning stove at home, but where to place fuel for the flames? Look no further than our guide on carryalls and storage for kindling.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.14

  14. How to Shop for an Ergonomic Task Chair
    How To

    How to Shop for an Ergonomic Task Chair

    Humanscale's Sacha Burn details what to consider when buying body-conscious seating.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.20.14

  15. 5 Light-Filled NYC Homes
    How To

    5 Light-Filled NYC Homes

    Accessing natural light in a city hemmed in by row houses and skyscrapers requires getting creative. These five sun-soaked New York homes are designed with maximum exposure in mind.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.12.15

  16. 7 Stunning Homes Perched High Above the Pacific Ocean
    Houses We Love

    7 Stunning Homes Perched High Above the Pacific Ocean

    From the cliffs of Chile to the Hawaiian Islands, here are seven modern homes with magnificent views of Earth's largest ocean.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.09.15

  17. 8 Minimal Facades Around the World
    Houses We Love

    8 Minimal Facades Around the World

    These eight homes leave embellishment for their interiors.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.17.15

  18. Indoor-Outdoor Living Spaces in Southern California
    Rooms We Love

    Indoor-Outdoor Living Spaces in Southern California

    Ever considered a move to the southern half of California? These airy rooms might just inspire you to take the plunge.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.08.15

  19. 5 All-Black Interiors We Love
    We Recommend

    5 All-Black Interiors We Love

    Dark but hardly gloomy, these all-black rooms lend their homes' cozy ambience all year round.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.11.15

  20. Shedded Bliss
    Finishing Touch

    Shedded Bliss

    A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.19.11

  21. Big City, Little Loft
    House Tours

    Big City, Little Loft

    New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters. But for a select lucky few, scant square footage adds up to a cozy home to call one’s own.

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    01.19.09

  22. Borrego Springs: McKenzie Residence
    Dwell on Design

    Borrego Springs: McKenzie Residence

    This spring, I had the chance to visit the tiny town of Borrego Springs in the middle of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in San Diego County, California. I was so taken with the place and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.29.11

  23. Oakland Museum Preview
    Travel Reports

    Oakland Museum Preview

    Last week I got a sneak preview of the Oakland Museum of California, a Kevin Roche-designed museum in Oakland that's set to reopen on Saturday, May 1st. Mark Cavagnero Associates has completed...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.26.10

  24. Knotty by Nature
    House Tours

    Knotty by Nature

    In snowy Sweden, where pine planks and the democratic design incubator Ikea reign supreme, a local architect pays homage to his patrimony, making a small, slatty home feel like a rather big deal....

    written by: Grant Gibson
    photos by: Pia Ulin
    04.03.10

  25. Modern in Lexington, Kentucky
    Travel Reports

    Modern in Lexington, Kentucky

    The Miller House is an unusual architectural specimen. No, not the Miller House by Richard Neutra or Eero Saarinen. This Miller house was designed by Jose Oubrerie, and most likely, you haven't...

    written by: Jodie Bass
    photos by: Jodie Bass
    11.12.10

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