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  1. A Modern Family Home in Ecuador
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    A Modern Family Home in Ecuador

    After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.20.15

  2. In Montreal, a Modern Addition Captures Views of the Horizon
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    In Montreal, a Modern Addition Captures Views of the Horizon

    A young firm updates a midcentury house with a contemporary two-story expansion.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.25.15

  3. Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
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    Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover

    A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: JB Valiquette
    02.23.15

  4. 5 Stunning Kitchens With Skylights
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    5 Stunning Kitchens With Skylights

    The skylights in these modern kitchens throw daylight—and moonlight—onto cooking surfaces at meal times.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.27.15

  5. 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

  6. 8 Dazzling Double-Height Spaces
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    8 Dazzling Double-Height Spaces

    A double-height space can really open a house up, as seen in these examples from Dwell's archives.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.03.15

  7. Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel
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    Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel

    Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of imperfection."

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Joey Cohen
    03.04.15

  8. Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools
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    Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools

    More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their currency and remain perennial favorites.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.05.15

  9. With Input from Alessi, Students Put a Modern Spin on the Standing Desk
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    With Input from Alessi, Students Put a Modern Spin on the Standing Desk

    Design students from the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Italy in January to present their winning prototype, Kabu, to Alessi President Alberto Alessi.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.26.15

  10. Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award
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    Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award

    KANVA's innovative approach earns it a prestigious Canadian architectural honor.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.06.15

  11. 7 Modern Homes With Exposed-Brick Accents
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    7 Modern Homes With Exposed-Brick Accents

    Exposed brick walls add a warming element to these contemporary interiors.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.10.15

  12. 5 Perfectly Framed Views
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    5 Perfectly Framed Views

    The architects behind these structures use windows as apertures to deftly capture stunning vistas.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.11.15

  13. A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
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    A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island

    A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Warren Jagger
    03.13.15

  14. A Vision of the 'Apartment of the Future' From Poland
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    A Vision of the 'Apartment of the Future' From Poland

    NArchitekTURA creates a versatile and open live-work space.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Jakub Certowicz
    03.17.15

  15. A Coffee Shop Made With Shipping Containers in South Africa
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    A Coffee Shop Made With Shipping Containers in South Africa

    Earthworld Architects & Interiors, based in Pretoria, the South African capital, was hired to design a coffee shop for the Foghound Interactive Coffee Company outside Johannesburg with used...

    written by: William Lamb
    12.02.14

  16. Philadelphia Design Hub: American Street Showroom
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    Philadelphia Design Hub: American Street Showroom

    Four Philadelphia residents entrenched in the local design scene repurpose an old electric substation as a hub for American innovation and craft.

    04.02.14

  17. Shop the Holiday Catalog
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    Shop the Holiday Catalog

    The Dwell Store catalog includes in-stock and ready-to-ship gifts, perfect for your last minute holiday gifting.

    12.16.14

  18. Small Spaces at Dwell on Design
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    Small Spaces at Dwell on Design

    Compact spaces have caused us to rethink the way we live. Most people will find at least one small space in their condo or home that requires the help of intelligent design. Keep an eye out for...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.22.14

  19. Dwell on Design East Side Home Tour
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    Dwell on Design East Side Home Tour

    This self-driven tour of modern homes winds through the East Side of Los Angeles on June 21, 2014. Click through the slideshow to see the homes on the tour that wrap around the hills above Silver...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.28.14

  20. Green Design at Dwell on Design
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    Green Design at Dwell on Design

    Sustainability is no hindrance to great design. At Dwell on Design, happening June 20-22 in Los Angeles, trailblazing architects, designers, and thinkers from the U.S. and beyond will take to the...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.04.14

  21. MAK Center 20th Anniversary Celebration
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    MAK Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

    The MAK Center for Art and Architecture kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles on May 17, 2014, with a cocktail event sponsored by Dwell at Rudolph Schindler's How House, built...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.28.14

  22. Scandinavian Design at Dwell on Design
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    Scandinavian Design at Dwell on Design

    The Scandinavian programming at Dwell on Design, happening June 20-22 in Los Angeles, celebrates the modern design heritage of Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Sweden. Click through the slideshow for...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.09.14

  23. Coolhaus Ice Cream at Dwell on Design
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    Coolhaus Ice Cream at Dwell on Design

    At Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22, catch Coolhaus co-founder Natasha Case onstage and taste ice cream sandwiches on the show floor. Click through the slideshow to take a look at...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.05.14

  24. Dwell on Design West Side Home Tour
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    Dwell on Design West Side Home Tour

    On June 14, 2014, during Dwell Design Week, take this self-driven tour of modern homes on the West Side of Los Angeles. Along the way, traverse the glass-walled suspended stair at a two-family...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.22.14

  25. Design for Humankind at Dwell on Design
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    Design for Humankind at Dwell on Design

    At Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22, a variety of onstage talks will explore an expanded notion of design that includes users of all abilities. Click through the slideshow for a preview...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.11.14

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