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A Gathering Spot and Emergency Resource for New York's Community Gardens

In a community garden in the Bronx, a structure will serve as a shelter for recreation, and as a sustainable power source in an emergency.
May 9, 2014
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Dwell Recommends: Storm King Art Center

Storm King Art Center offers two new reasons to visit Upstate New York in the upcoming months.
May 7, 2014
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Easy, Indoor Gardening for City Dwellers

Starting with an origami-inspired microgreen kit, two brothers want to bring your garden inside.
May 6, 2014
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Havana: World Capital of Urban Farming?

The Buena Vista Growers Club: the new book Farming Cuba explores Cuban's urban farming movement.
May 4, 2014
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A Mirrored Garden Comes to the Met Rooftop

Artist Dan Graham builds a glass pavilion around ivy hedgerows for the museum's annual rooftop installation.
April 30, 2014
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Five Innovative Infill Homes

As city populations grow, we continue to squeeze the most out of every square foot in our living spaces. These five infill homes manage to slip through the cracks.
April 28, 2014
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Green Edition of Links We Love

Earth Day spurred amazing sustainable architecture and design posts across the web, from an interview with Shigeru Ban to the best recycling bins.
April 24, 2014
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8 Surprisingly Sustainable Modern Homes

Here at Dwell, we love a good form, but only in tandem with function. These ultra-green, sustainable homes prove that a light footprint is possible no matter what the architectural style—the most modern approach of all.
April 22, 2014
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A Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Farmhouse Renovation in Scotland

From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
April 18, 2014