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Canakkale Antenna Tower in Turkey

Surprisingly Subtle 300-Foot Radio Tower

The winning design for the Canakkale Antenna Tower in Turkey manages grandeur with restraint.
March 13, 2014
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Modern Renovations of Period Homes

Some of our favorite renovation stories involve recasting period architecture into modern residences, and these seven projects give historic structures a new history to call their own.
March 12, 2014
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Design Guide: San Diego

Architecture in San Diego—from newly built homes to modern classics like Kahn's Salk Institute—blends tradition and innovation in an exciting new way.
March 12, 2014
Exo Shelter

Reaction Housing's Affordable Portable Launches at SXSW

Inspired by a coffee cup, the EXO portable housing prototype can make a difference for those in need.
March 10, 2014
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Studio Shed: An Easy Backyard Storage Solution

In tandem with our upcoming April outdoor issue, take inspiration from Studio Shed, a sustainable company that makes quick-to-assemble backyard buildings.
March 6, 2014
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Sustainable Retirement Home in Tune with California Landscape

A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest lightly on the land.
March 5, 2014
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SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design

Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.
March 4, 2014
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Maggie’s Centres: A Blueprint for Cancer Care

A striking set of designs for patient treatment centers showcases architecture’s power to heal.
March 2, 2014
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Preview: Shigeru Ban's First Permanent U.S. Museum

Shigeru Ban calls the Aspen Art Museum, which is expected to be completed this summer, "my great step forward in my career as an architect." Dwell caught up with the architect for the recent reveal in Los Angeles.
February 26, 2014