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7 Inspiring Outbuildings

Adding an outbuilding is a smart way to create distinct space and maximize a property's potential. From yoga studios to guest cottages, these are seven inspiring examples.
March 11, 2015
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5 Creative Bedrooms for Loft Living

To build extraordinary lofted bedrooms, these homeowners and their designers creatively went where none have gone before.
March 10, 2015
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An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated

Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.
March 9, 2015
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Life is Smooth Sailing on These Contemporary Houseboat and Nautical Homes

Living on the water is a common, though rarely acted upon, fantasy. These five maritime homes navigated red tape and headaches to arrive on the shores of nautical bliss.
March 9, 2015
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Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.
March 7, 2015
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House of the Week: Perfectly Petite Backyard in NYC

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
March 5, 2015
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6 Teensy Tiny Dwellings

By "tiny," we don't mean cramped cottages or starter apartments. We mean houses the size of parking spots. These six dwellings are on the cutting-edge of the micro-housing movement.
March 3, 2015
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8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

From the world's first carbon-positive prefab to hurricane-proof homes, there have been some exciting breakthroughs in modular housing recently. This primer ought to catch you up on the latest.
February 17, 2015
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Modern Chicken Coop Looks Like a Mini Avian Airstream

Architecture Reseach Office's 60-square-foot chicken coop streamlines a Hamptons backyard.
February 13, 2015