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Up in the Woods: 8 Forest Homes

Eight riffs on the cozy cabin typology that make the most of a forest setting with modern architecture that connects to the outdoors.
September 20, 2013
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Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line

An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.
September 19, 2013
Hemmed in on a tight suburban lot in the Miramar district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carlos Delpin and Eneida Nunez renovated their home by building up, not out.

Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement

Concrete may seem brutalist to some, but consider its many applications: buff, polished, waxed, and turned into panels for a facade. Here are nine Dwell homes that make incredible use of the material.
September 19, 2013
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8 Sleek Fireplaces

As summer cools off and fall gears up, take a look at a few examples of sleek, minimalist fireplaces in Dwell-approved modern homes.
September 16, 2013
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Born in the USA: 7 Homes Across America

We've long championed home-grown talent, from furniture design to architecture. To see the diverse array of modern houses sprouting up across the USA, from locales in remote Wisconsin to Alaska, flip through our slideshow.
September 11, 2013
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Cinematic Family Retreat in Brazil

São Paulo architect Isay Weinfeld's Casa Deck offers cinematic vistas, a lush garden, and a retreat from Brazil's largest city.
September 6, 2013
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7 Creative Tips for Small-Space Living

A tiny 900-square-foot house on a steep hill in San Francisco offers a bevy of clever tips and tricks for small-space living.
August 29, 2013
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6 Hip and Innovative Manhattan Homes

Ah, the Big Apple. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. These 6 residents are not only making it, they're doing it with style, innovation, and that little something extra that only New Yorkers can accomplish. Take a look!
August 28, 2013
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How Designers Live at Home

From architects to industrial designers working for Apple, Dwell has featured a wealth of designers' own houses. See how they carve out their own space in these eight great examples.
August 28, 2013