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An Airstream and Playroom by the Beach

A couple in Israel seizes the rare chance to rehab a 1969 Airstream to experiment with indoor-outdoor, space-efficient living.
April 12, 2013
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Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul

Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture and music.
April 8, 2013
sunia exterior

A Modern House on a Budget in Los Angeles

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own hands—and found a new career in the process.
April 4, 2013
dialogue house

A Geometric Desert Home in Phoenix

At the base of Echo Mountain in Phoenix, a geometric home by Wendell Burnette opens up to the surrounding desert landscape.
April 3, 2013
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A Coastal Summer Home in Denmark

For his family’s summerhouse in North Zealand, Denmark, a resourceful architect goes full tilt with native wood and playful geometries.
April 2, 2013
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A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium

For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view.
April 1, 2013
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Country Bunker

On Austin’s outskirts, where urban, industrial, and rural collide, lawyer and science-fiction author Chris Brown’s bunker-style home redefines modern city living.
March 29, 2013
brill house practice area drums piano

It's Musical in the Modern World

Dwell has been exploring how acoustics factor into architecture, most recently in contributor William Hamilton's essay "The World of Sound" and in the forthcoming May issue on Steven Holl's Daeyang House and Gallery inspired by a never-performed symphony. Here we turn our eye, or ear rather, to seven projects which show that it's musical in the modern world.
March 29, 2013
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A Sustainable Brownstone Transformation in Brooklyn

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.
March 28, 2013
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