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Photo of the Week: Striking Facade in Berlin

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
November 11, 2015
Steel cladding and outdoor fire pit of Wisconsin cabin by Revelations Architects/Builders.

A Forest Retreat Combines Small Living with the Camping Experience

How a father and son built a diminutive off-the-grid cabin in the Wisconsin woods.
October 24, 2015
Facade of University of Buffalo's Solar Decathlon design.

An Eco-Friendly Prototype whose Furniture Maximizes Energy Efficiency

For their debut at the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2015 Solar Decathlon, the University at Buffalo goes beyond the competition parameters with custom furniture.
October 21, 2015
wood walls and slate floor in the Marlboro College cabins

6 Slate Stone Designs in Modern Homes

From roofs to countertops to floors and more, slate is an durable and waterproof stone. Through freezing cold or baking heat, slate roofs can go centuries with little maintenance needed. Like any natural stone, it also has very low embodied energy, making it quite eco-friendly.
October 21, 2015
Facade with bronze-clad windows of Massachusetts renovation by Hammer Architects.

A Midcentury Modern Renovation Opens Interiors and Admits More Sunlight

Thanks to one client and architecture firm, this modern dwelling stands out in Hingham, Massachusetts, where traditional homes abound on historic streets.
October 20, 2015
cabin fever studio padron guesthouse new york cedar cladding oak bookshelves

This Snug Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Good Enough to Live In

A tiny outbuilding offers a cozy living space inside a simple shell.
October 18, 2015
Facade of Bay Area renovation by Buttrick Projects.

A Bay Area Renovation Keeps its Midcentury Modern Roots

This 1958 home is everything a family could ever want back then—and now, with some minor modifications.
October 15, 2015
Cedar facade of modern Seattle cabin by David Coleman.

This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
October 9, 2015
sunia wood clad

7 Homes with Quirky Facades

If a house reflects its inhabitant's personality, then what better place to express yourself than the literal (and figurative) face of your home? These seven houses aren't afraid to stand out.
September 28, 2015