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7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco

Rounding up a few remarkable renovation and preservation architecture projects in the Bay Area, courtesy of SPUR and San Francisco Architectural Heritage.
July 15, 2013
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5 Modern Coffee and Espresso Makers

You'll be happy to display these 5 modern, high-design coffee and espresso makers on your kitchen counter.
July 14, 2013
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5 Modern Metal Clad Homes

Whether polished to a high-shine or left untreated to patina, metal facades are a modern must.
June 25, 2013
Architect Tom Kundig in his studio

Dwell on Design Preview: Tom Kundig Collection

We're huge fans of architect Tom Kundig's work here at Dwell, so we'll surely be stopping by his booth—D7—at Dwell on Design this weekend. Among the hundreds of other exhibitors, from solar panels to paint companies to full-scale prefab houses, he'll be showcasing his collection of architectural metal hardware, crafted in collaboration with Seattle metal shop 12th Avenue Iron. For a crash course in all things Kundig, here's a peek at some of his design work we've featured previously in Dwell and on Dwell.com.
June 17, 2013
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Modern Steel House in Seattle

On the sandy shores of Fauntleroy Cove in Seattle, renowned firm Olson Kundig Architects crafts a subtle home with striking steel accents.
June 15, 2013
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A Super-Recycled House in the Netherlands

In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers Superuse Studios have built a house almost entirely out of locally-sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas. Here's a look at how junk became innovative design.
June 7, 2013
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6 Modern Metallic Furniture and Product Designs

Moving beyond brass, which we’ve seen in spades for the past several years, consider a few more metallic options: copper, nickel, and good old stainless steel.
May 24, 2013
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The Art of: 12th Avenue Iron

In our October 2012 issue, we profiled Tom Kundig's new hardware line, a collaboration between the esteemed Seattle architect ("prince of architectural gizmos," as the story branded him) and the custom metalwork shop 12th Avenue Iron. Kundig's collection of cut-and-folded steel accessories—25 cabinet pulls, rollers, door knockers, and knobs—is intended to make architect-designed hardware accessible to consumers.
May 20, 2013
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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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