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"Quake" Exhibit Explores Intersection of Architecture and Engineering

A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.
January 17, 2014
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A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago

Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part retreat and part public stage.
January 6, 2014
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7 Great Atriums

Create outdoor-like spaces—functional all year round and even in chilly climates—with the help of the mighty atrium, a transparent extension of the home.
January 4, 2014
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8 Modern Carports

Though it's sometimes looked down upon as a dowdy counterpart to its enclosed cousin, the garage, the carport is a functional and—as these examples from Dwell's archives suggest—often elegant touch that complements a modern house.
January 2, 2014
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Building Modern Pavilions

A free-standing pavilion can accent a building, provide temporary shelter and function as a pleasurable home away from home. Here are four very different examples of the modern pavilion, accompanied by the architects' original blueprints for the designs.
December 21, 2013
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7 Modern Spaces in the Pacific Northwest

A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest and is on vibrant display in these spaces, featured in the pages of Dwell and on Here, we venture beyond the region's major cities—Seattle, Portland and Vancouver—to see how design is flourishing in out-of-the-way places.
December 13, 2013
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2013 Gift Guide: For the Coffee Lover (Snob)

For the eternal coffee connoisseur in your life or even just the friend who can't function without the stuff, we've gathered some great gift ideas. From Alessi's iconic Richard Sapper Espresso Coffee Maker to mugs galore you're sure to find that perfect present.
December 11, 2013
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Empire State of Modern: 7 Upstate New York Houses

Where does Upstate New York begin? Ask a New York City dweller and they are likely to tell you that "Upstate" means anything north of the Cross-Westchester Expressway. Wherever its southern boundary lies, there is plenty of Upstate New York to go around and, as it turns out, plenty of noteworthy residential architecture, too. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some of our favorite Empire State houses.
December 11, 2013
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Lighting Fixtures by Lucie Koldova

Furniture designer, Lucie Koldova creates timeless light fixtures and glass sculptures with unusual proportions. Using cutting-edge technologies, Koldova works with basic materials such as wood and glass while experimenting with varying techniques to produce delicate and fascinating products.
December 6, 2013