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  1. The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative
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    The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative

    The institution establishes a program to update iconic buildings around the world.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.18.14

  2. Brick Garage Transformed Into Family Home
    Houses We Love

    Brick Garage Transformed Into Family Home

    An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.

    photos by: Simon Devitt
    09.18.14

  3. Modern Renovation of the South African Embassy in D.C.
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    Modern Renovation of the South African Embassy in D.C.

    Davis Brody Bond—a firm responsible for a number of prestigious cultural building projects, including the 9/11 Memorial Museum and the forthcoming Frick Collection expansion in New York—recently...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.12.14

  4. The Winning Renovation of Rowhouse Showdown
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    The Winning Renovation of Rowhouse Showdown

    Over the course of the season, the program Rowhouse Showdown on FYI has followed three design teams as they've each overhauled an abandoned, dilapidated rowhouse in Cincinnati. Room by room,...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.11.14

  5. Complete Renovation of W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel
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    Complete Renovation of W Chicago Lakeshore Hotel

    The lifestyle hotel chain’s $38 million renovation brings more swagger to Chicago's waterfront.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.10.14

  6. Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City
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    Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City

    With Dwell on Design New York as an anchor, the festival enters its fourth year with programs and tours in all five boroughs.

    written by: William Lamb
    09.09.14

  7. Chimney humidifier

    Chimney humidifier

    Without compromising aesthetics, Takeshi Ishiguro’s humidifier quietly delivers a moisture-rich mist to combat dry air. It features four different settings and shuts off automatically if...

    $200.00

  8. Aros air conditioner

    Aros air conditioner

    Aros combines decades of engineering expertise from GE with tech-savvy ingenuity from Quirky. Through the Wink app, the air conditioner can be programmed and controlled remotely and features a...

    $300.00

  9. Garage Reimagined as a Family Gathering Space
    Houses We Love

    Garage Reimagined as a Family Gathering Space

    After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.

    photos by: Zen Sekizawa
    09.05.14

  10. Modern Bathroom Renovation in San Francisco
    Rooms We Love

    Modern Bathroom Renovation in San Francisco

    When Chris Brigham, founder of Knife & Saw, discovered water damage in the master bathroom of his San Francisco home, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The furniture maker and his wife...

    written by: Ali B. Zagat
    09.04.14

  11. Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
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    Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan

    A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.02.14

  12. Danish Farmhouse Turned Contemporary Art Studio
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    Danish Farmhouse Turned Contemporary Art Studio

    At first sight, the plain barn adjacent to Lone and Søren Asmusson’s home in Farum, Denmark, looks like any other thatched barn on a country estate. Upon closer inspection, however, it becomes...

    written by: Emily Shapiro
    08.28.14

  13. Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
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    Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment

    A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic designers.

    written by: William Lamb
    08.18.14

  14. Bright Renovation of a 1970s Home
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    Bright Renovation of a 1970s Home

    Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible. So when Austrian architect Mary Ann Schicketanz decided to leave rural Big Sur, where she had...

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    08.13.14

  15. Tiny, Streamlined Home Fit for a Family
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    Tiny, Streamlined Home Fit for a Family

    A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    08.07.14

  16. 8 Light-Filled Renovations
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    8 Light-Filled Renovations

    A major renovation is the perfect opportunity to bring more light into a space. These remodeled homes incorporate vast swathes of windows to help bring the outside in.

    08.06.14

  17. 6 Amazing Facade Makeovers
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    6 Amazing Facade Makeovers

    Designing a modern house doesn't have to mean building from the ground up. These six renovations show how to update existing facades with modern details and bring old buildings into the future.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.04.14

  18. 8 Amazing Concrete Renovations
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    8 Amazing Concrete Renovations

    There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the...

    07.29.14

  19. Bright Modern Laundry Room We'd Actually Like to Spend Time In
    Rooms We Love

    Bright Modern Laundry Room We'd Actually Like to Spend Time In

    Often, we cleanse our duds in a wasteland of half-forgotten detergent bottles and dryer-sheet-detritus. But one creative couple in Boston’s South End have reimagined their laundry room as a sanctuary.

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Eric Roth
    07.29.14

  20. Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
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    Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s

    For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.

    07.25.14

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