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March 1, 2013
Here are the top seven stories on Dwell that you might have missed this week—from architecture blogs we love to Dwell on the Simpsons to our top recommendations for installing sliding doors in your home

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A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the Pyrénées.

Originally appeared in Earth Work
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We look at five fresh ways to enjoy the It plants of design aficionados: succulents.

Originally appeared in Succulents 5 Ways
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Dwell Magazine on The Simpsons

In a recent episode, Springfield underwent a modern architectural renaissance with the arrival of a cool couple who move in next door to Homer, Marge, and company after finding the house has “Neutra bones.”

Originally appeared in The Simpsons Meet Dwell
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In 2006, Seattle couple Damon and Claudia Smith decided it was time to expand their home to match their family, which had grown to include three children and two dogs since they first bought the house in the mid-1990s. Their solution: Adding on what they'

 

Sometimes, you just need more space. But what are you to do when moving isn’t an option? These five homeowners found solutions in creative home additions.
 
Originally appeared in Bedroom Addition in Seattle
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At Dwell, we're always exploring ideas for making the most of mixed-use spaces with clever modifications. Installing sliding doors can make the most of any space with versatile and affordable style. Check out our five top picks for quality sliding door hardware.

Originally appeared in Stainless Steal Sliding Door Hardware - Klassik
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Perhaps these modern, whimsical rockets ingeniously crafted by Brooklyn-based designer Pat Kim won't fly you to the moon, nor zip you past the stars, but they'll surely pep up any space.

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If you haven't yet acquainted yourself with the Tiny House Swoon blog, you're in for an outsized treat. At Dwell, we love showcasing how people around the world are making the most of small spaces, from urban apartments to off-the-grid getaways. (We recently devoted an entire issue to small homes.) Here are a few of our favorites from Tiny House Swoon; check them out!

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