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This Modern Coastal Escape Sits Within 18th-Century Stone Walls

A Portuguese summer home exemplifies adaptive reuse and the romance of an untamed coast.
January 27, 2015
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Open-Plan, Personality-Filled Apartment in Tel Aviv

Israeli interior designer Lauren Reik renovated a roughly 750-square-foot apartment that belonged to her great-grandmother, transforming it into an inviting, open-plan space filled with personal touches.
January 27, 2015

Minimal Romanian Attic Renovation Complete with an Epic Bathtub

Custom woodwork and natural light invigorate a formerly cramped space.
January 26, 2015
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Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside

An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.
January 22, 2015
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A Cow Shed Turned Family Home, and 7 Cases for Adaptive Reuse

How can you turn a planning office, a cow shed, a horse stable, or an old garage into a transcendent modern home? Check out these eight projects for inspiration.
January 21, 2015
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Perfect High-Low Mix for a Remodeled Modernist Apartment on the Sea

French designer Florence Deau coaxes a modernist city planning office into a beachside pied-à-terre.
January 19, 2015
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Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation

A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
January 17, 2015
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Indoor-Outdoor House Looks Completely Unfinished, And That's the Point

A pre-WWII bungalow in Victoria, Australia is now a bold experiment in indoor-outdoor living.
January 14, 2015
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Top Renovation Tips from the Pages of Dwell

Each year, Dwell devotes an entire issue to the joys (and travails) of home renovation. In honor of our February 2015 issue, on newsstands now, we collected the ten best tips from the renovation experts.
January 12, 2015