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15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.

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the front courtyard of a renovated Eichler home in California
Renovation

A Renovated Eichler Home in San Rafael, California

Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab worked to replace austerity with intimacy.
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2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa

Kazuyo Sejima (just the second woman ever!) and Ryue Nishizawa of the Japanese architecture firm SANAA were awarded the 2010 Pritzker Prize.
Charred wood facade of a modern house in The Netherlands
Green

Second to None

With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.
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Green

Brand-New Secondhand

Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home.
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Green

Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada

With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.
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Post Bale

Boulder, Colorado, straddles a dynamic geographical border where miles of Rocky Mountains descend into flat plains that stretch all the way to the Appalachians.
Paloa Navone designed living-dining room with chairs.
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Curated Collections

A collection need not create clutter and stress; these five homes turn a hobby into a design signature.
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City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn

A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five unique homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum…

Slideshows

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Bach to Basics

On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water, electricity, and sewage needs.

Videos

modern architect and designer Michael Graves

Design Icon: Michael Graves

Dwell visits renowned architect and designer Michael Graves at his home in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss his thoughts on his career, his practice, and universal design.
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