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7 Long Island Homes We Love

Long Island boasts both extravagant mansions and cozy cottages, original new structures and inspired renovations. Here, we take a look at some of Dwell's favorite Long Island homes.
April 30, 2014
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How to: The Ikea Kitchen Cabinet

In 2009, Dwell reported on the Ikea kitchen cabinet phenomenon, and five years later it is still going strong. From off-the-rack to custom, these kitchens use them best.
April 23, 2014
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A Eucalyptus-Lined Oceanfront Home in Australia

A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.
April 23, 2014
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A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.
April 23, 2014
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An El Salvador Beach House with an Interior Courtyard

By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and inspired El Salvador beach house.
April 18, 2014
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Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of space for an extended family to relax.
April 2, 2014
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A Sustainable Home in Silicon Valley

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.
March 29, 2014
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Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California

Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
March 28, 2014
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Modern Renovations for Historic Buildings

When you need more modern space, but are constrained by historic building codes, adding an incongruous addition can be the best option.
March 25, 2014