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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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Green

Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two

Off the Grid, a recurring feature in the Dwell issues, highlights amazing environmentally-friendly homes. See part one here.
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Renovation

Modern Renovations of 19th Century Homes

From a Greek and Gothic revival to the birth of suburbs, the 1800s brought about new innovations in technology and architectural styles embody those historic changes.
Outdoor staricase of The Douglas House by Richard Meier
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On the Waterfront

After purchasing a revered archetypal lake house designed by American architect Richard Meier, a retired couple launches into the home’s second renovation in 35 years.
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Mission Statement

A house that survived the Great Quake and the intervening decades is reborn after a serious intervention by a modernist architect.
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Preserving New England Houses

In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes.
Hicks Street Residence, Brooklyn
Renovation

A Transformative Apartment Renovation in Brooklyn

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.
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The Siple Life

A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
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Renovation

A Zero-Energy Community: Part 8

Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first multifamily zero-energy community in the United States.

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Beauty in Decay

Beauty in Decay

In the beginning of Beauty in Decay: The Art of Urban Exploration, collaborators Jeremy Gibbs ("RomanyWG") and Patrick Potter posit that "the strange thing is not that Urban Explorers…

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