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Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up ten of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.
November 21, 2013
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K.C. Cool: 7 Striking Designs in Kansas City, Missouri

It's easy to overlook Kansas City, Missouri. Located squarely in the nation's center, it is better known for its barbecue and bebop than as an incubator for creative design and architecture. But the city's image is evolving. The opening in 2011 of the visually striking Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, desiged by Moshe Safdie, helped the city stake out a new reputation as a culturally vibrant metropolis, and a cohort of daringly inventive local architects are designing and renovating homes in visually striking ways. Today, we take a look at seven noteworthy Kansas City projects from Dwell's archives.
November 21, 2013
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Tightly Squeezed Modern Architecture

When space is an issue building up is a solution few designers dare to do. Here are 7 homes that successfully solve spatial challenges of city living by expanding upwards.
November 20, 2013
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Big Moves for Small Spaces

One grand gesture is all it takes for a small space to make maximum impact, whether its high-powered wallpaper, a splurge-worthy piece of furniture, or a gutsy paint job, we share our favorite bold spaces.
November 20, 2013
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6 Modern Car Garages We Love

The ability to mass produce automobiles made garages a staple in mid-century design. From the Chicago suburbs to rural Montana, here are seven modernizations on this home necessity.
November 20, 2013
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10 Modern Brick Homes

Brick is most often associated with traditional building styles, from Gothic to Georgian. Brickwork and mortar can be applied to a fresh, modern house, however—just look to these ten examples for proof.
November 20, 2013
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7 Modern Farmhouses

Today we venture out to the American, Canadian and English countryside to view inventive, modern takes on a venerable architectural archetype: the farmhouse. These elegant, gabled structures offer tangible evidence that modernism can flourish among the cornfields.
November 20, 2013
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8 Modern Mountainside Homes

Nothing beats a splendid view of a majestic mountaintop, and there’s no better venue from which to enjoy the vista than a modern house. Here are 8 homes from our pages that celebrate mountain living.
November 19, 2013
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4 Inventive Modern Houses in Israel

We turn our eye to Israel to sample a bit of the modern design happening in the Middle-Eastern country.
November 19, 2013
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