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How To: Green Your Roof

No matter the month, it's never too cold or too early to start planning for major eco-impact. From urban rooftop gardens to living surfaces that help homeowners save on energy costs, here you'll find plenty of ideas for the final (green) frontier: the green roof.
December 2, 2013
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7 Fantastic Backyard Buildings

Whether the room brings the backyard in or vice versa, these dwellings mesh the beauty of the outdoors with the comfort of being inside.
November 27, 2013
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A Second Look at Japanese Soaking Tubs

For centuries, the Japanese have enjoyed a relaxing ritual of steaming in neck-high water at the end of each day. Like other aspects of Japanese design, this simple yet harmonious custom has become popular the world over, as extra-deep soaking tubs are incorporated into modern bathrooms and backyards. Here's how it's done.
November 26, 2013
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10 Ways to Landscape With Pavers

Fall is upon us and the branches are beginning to grow bare, so there’s no better time than now to focus on your hardscape. Here are 10 ways to incorporate pavers into the modern garden.
November 19, 2013
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A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach

A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
November 18, 2013
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7 Houses with Creative Courtyards

For outdoor dining or a private place to lounge in the sun, nothing beats a courtyard. Here are seven such spaces.
November 11, 2013
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Architect Couples At Home

When architects fall in love, designing their own home can be both rewarding and challenging feats. Through compromise and collaboration, these couples successfully made their dream home a reality.
November 11, 2013
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Teak Furniture We Love

Teak, a tropical wood known for its durability and resilience, was first used for shipbuilding. Since then, it has been used in everything from outdoor furniture to salt shakers. Here are just a few examples of teak home furnishings we love.
November 7, 2013
Venice Home: Indoor/Outdoor Living Space

360 Panoramic Tour: Venice Home

We previously featured a 19-part start to finish home design series by designer Sebastian Mariscal. Homeowner Michael Sylvester sought to maximize the modern aesthetic of his future home incorporating a design lifestyle centered on an indoor/outdoor theme. Click here to take an interactive tour of this beautiful home in a Dwell 360 panorama.
November 7, 2013
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