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  1. 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

  2. A Neutra Renovation in Los Angeles
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    A Neutra Renovation in Los Angeles

    Architect Peter Grueneisen of Nonzero Architecture takes on revamping a classic.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.31.14

  3. New Era: 5 Modern Victorian Renovations
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    New Era: 5 Modern Victorian Renovations

    Out with the old, in with the new? Not necessarily. These five renovations show that with careful consideration Victorian bones and modern details can coexist beautifully.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    04.08.15

  4. 19th-Century Homes Meet Modern Design
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    19th-Century Homes Meet Modern Design

    It's a new day at these resurrected homes.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.15.15

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    A Modern Makeover Spared This Melbourne Home from a Teardown

    Designer Greg Natale steered his clients away from the wrecking ball and toward a sensitive renovation for their stacked 1,100-square-foot home outside Melbourne.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    07.01.15

  6. 5 Inspiring Artist Studios
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    5 Inspiring Artist Studios

    Five artists get creative with space to achieve charming home studios.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.27.15

  7. A Striking Wood House Emerges from the Russian Forest
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    A Striking Wood House Emerges from the Russian Forest

    It's from the cold, gray forests of Russia that architect Aleksandr Zhidkov drew inspiration for this residence in rainy Polivanovo, just outside Moscow. Plenty of wood and a monochromatic color...

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    04.21.15

  8. 5 Disappearing and Invisible Walls
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    5 Disappearing and Invisible Walls

    Now you see it, now you don't. For houses located in warm climates, sometimes the most impactful design move is something you don't even see—we're talking about sliding and accordion walls that...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.15.13

  9. A Triangular Shape Helps this Minimal House Gain Privacy from Its Neighbors
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    A Triangular Shape Helps this Minimal House Gain Privacy from Its Neighbors

    Barend Koolhaas creates a minimalist gem on a small budget.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    06.05.15

  10. The Residents of This Tiny Floating Home Can Dive Into the Water Two Feet from Bed
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    The Residents of This Tiny Floating Home Can Dive Into the Water Two Feet from Bed

    After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    photos by: Anders Hviid
    06.14.15

  11. A Traditional 1920s Bungalow with a Boxy Modern Extension
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    A Traditional 1920s Bungalow with a Boxy Modern Extension

    Tribe Studio gave this classic home outside Sydney a new look.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Peter Bennetts
    06.30.15

  12. A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment
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    A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment

    Taking cues from Piet Mondrian's iconic Broadway Boogie Woogie painting, architect and critic Joseph Giovannini recasts a New York City studio apartment.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Eduard Hueber
    03.28.13

  13. 5 Outdoor Campers
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    5 Outdoor Campers

    With summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.07.13

  14. 5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses
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    5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses

    It's always fascinating to see how designers deal with tiny lots and small spaces. But when a house is also unusually narrow, that brings additional spatial challenges—often provoking out-of-the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.21.13

  15. Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views
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    Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views

    Christian Tonko designs a delicate artist's studio that hugs the hilly landscape.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    12.02.14

  16. Dusty Garages Transformed Into Studios, Party Rooms, and More
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    Dusty Garages Transformed Into Studios, Party Rooms, and More

    Garages are loaded with untapped potential, but many homeowners take their outbuildings for granted. Here are five garages that were transformed from dusty storage units into functional spaces.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.05.14

  17. 5 Tiny Backyard Additions
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    5 Tiny Backyard Additions

    These minuscule outbuildings may not contribute much in terms of square footage, but they do create valuable oases outside the home for work, play, and meditation.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.10.15

  18. 6 Green Desert Prefabs
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    6 Green Desert Prefabs

    We've got desert modernism on our minds this week, so we're taking a closer look at our favorite energy-efficient prefabs that fend off solar gain in high style.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.16.15

  19. Transforming TIjuana
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    Transforming TIjuana

    In August of 2004, a weekend-long party took place at a new house in the Hacienda Agua Caliente neighborhood of Tijuana, Mexico. The house was raw and unfinished, with bare concrete floors and...

    written by: Andrew Wagner
    photos by: Gregg Segal
    03.16.09

  20. 8 Designs for Your Summer Table
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    8 Designs for Your Summer Table

    Whether you choose to dine outside or in, updating your tableware with color will make your summer dinners feel more festive. These eight picks from the Dwell Store will provide a cheerful canvas...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.09.14

  21. 8 Futuristic Prefab Homes
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    8 Futuristic Prefab Homes

    If prefabrication is the future of architecture, then these cutting-edge prefab homes offer an exciting glimpse into what might lie ahead.

    07.07.14

  22. 7 Modular Beach Homes
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    7 Modular Beach Homes

    Thanks to prefab technology, it’s now possible to bring an entire home with you on your seaside vacation. These modular structures were delivered straight to the shore to provide easy ocean access.

    07.29.14

  23. Picture This: Warm Weather, Modern House, Big Glass Window
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    Picture This: Warm Weather, Modern House, Big Glass Window

    A modern window is not just an aesthetic statement, it's a feat of engineering (there's a reason why historically, homes sport small apertures with multiple panes). Here's a look at some of the...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.03.15

  24. 5 Modern Takes on the Bay Window
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    5 Modern Takes on the Bay Window

    The bay window can be the stuffiest of portals to the outside world, but not when the roomy floor space it creates inside is used to great effect, or when its exterior shape takes a decidedly...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.12.15

  25. 8 Bright Bathrooms with Skylights
    Rooms We Love

    8 Bright Bathrooms with Skylights

    Skylights are the sensible way to access natural light in the most private room in the home.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.25.15

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