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6 Striking Modern Home Facades

While the saying, "It's what's inside that counts" certainly rings true, the exterior matters just as much with these six homes garbed with striking facades.
August 13, 2013
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Traditional on the Outside, Modern in the Inside: 6 Homes We Love

These six homes are contemporary gems in disguise: traditional on the outside, but strikingly modern within.
August 9, 2013
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Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany

What do architects build when they can be their own clients?
July 30, 2013
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7 Rusted Metal Facades

The metal exteriors of these buildings range from lightly oxidized to coated in rich red layers of rust.
July 28, 2013
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Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco

Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a striking home on a San Francisco hill.
July 24, 2013
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Glowing Box Home in Japan

A luminescent house brightens a block in Hiroshima, Japan.
July 24, 2013
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5 Modern Sun Screens

Brise soleil—architectural devices that shade structures from sunlight—offer sculptural flourishes and passively cool buildings. We examine five examples from the Dwell archive.
July 9, 2013
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Modernist L-Shaped Charred Cedar Cabin in Alaska

In the shadow of Mount McKinley, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a modernist cabin as expansive as the Last Frontier.
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