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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.
August 4, 2014
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Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s

For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
July 25, 2014
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Modern Hawaii House Built on Lava Flow

Built on a Hawaiian lava flow, an architect’s first substantial house in concrete reflects its craggy surroundings.
July 25, 2014
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Thriving Micro-Living Model

A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
July 22, 2014
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Dogs Who Love Modern Design

There are many ways to judge a room—its size, its shape, its furniture. But as these dogs of Dwell homes would likely attest, all it takes is good instinct. Here, we've rounded up a few of our favorite pooches from the pages of Dwell, pictured in their go-to lounging spots. Then, eye more dogs of Dwell here.
July 16, 2014
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Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons

Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons architects Bates Masi.
July 14, 2014
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Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder

A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to build their green dream home.
July 9, 2014
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Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean

A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the spirit of its surroundings.
July 8, 2014
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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.
July 7, 2014