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7 Small Homes in the Midwest

At under 2,000 square feet, these charming Midwestern homes show that living in a small space can be glamorous and practical even beyond the city limits.
April 24, 2014
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How to: Design Under a Pitched Ceiling

Whether in restored farmhouses or modern, gabled homes, these rooms accentuate their steep, pitched ceilings.
April 23, 2014
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A Eucalyptus-Lined Oceanfront Home in Australia

A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.
April 23, 2014
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A Renovated Brick Schoolhouse in the Netherlands

With a palette of earthy colors and materials, and some thoughtful architectural interventions, a soaring schoolhouse in the Netherlands is reborn.
April 23, 2014
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Smart Solutions for Small Vacation Homes

It can be a challenge to achieve a feeling of coziness without making a space seem cluttered. But spatial restrictions sometimes produce the most creative solutions.
April 23, 2014
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles and Ray Eames

Clowns, churches, and an aquarium: Find out how far the boundless curiosity of Ray and Charles Eames stretched.
April 23, 2014
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A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.
April 23, 2014
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A Modern Penthouse in Athens

By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an irregularly shaped apartment in the heart of Athens, Greece.
April 23, 2014
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8 Surprisingly Sustainable Modern Homes

Here at Dwell, we love a good form, but only in tandem with function. These ultra-green, sustainable homes prove that a light footprint is possible no matter what the architectural style—the most modern approach of all.
April 22, 2014