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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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House Tours

Net Assets

Argentinean materials, a roiling economy, and a pinch of personal tumult served as the recipe for furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti’s Buenos Aires oasis.

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Green

Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York

An inventive, freestanding “tree house” built by an architectural designer for her family grows in Garrison, New York.

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House Tours

Nature Nurtured

On the shores of New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu, architects Bronwen Kerr and Pete Ritchie designed a relaxed family home that reclines into its spectacular landscape.

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Renovation

A Cow Shed Turned Family Home, and 7 Cases for Adaptive Reuse

How can you turn a planning office, a cow shed, a horse stable, or an old garage into a transcendent modern home? Check out these eight projects for inspiration.

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Renovation

Modern Kitchen Renovation with Mid-Century Roots

Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new space.

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Green

Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced

Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Schmidt Family Foundation and…

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House Tours

Casa H, Brussels

When it came time for Hernan Rios to renovate his apartment inside a 1968 Louis Herman De Koninck building, he reached out to Matteo Colombo and Andrea Serboli's Barcelona-based…

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My House

Setting the Stage

Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony Pellecchia and his wife, graphic designer Kathy Wesselman, wanted to create a…

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Prepare to be Floored

From decorative tile to rustic brick to futuristic glass, these five homes feature myriad creative uses of textures and materials.

Videos

Building Green in Harlem: Starting to Build

In this video series, Dwell follows a New York couple with a passion for building green through the challenges—and triumphs—of renovation, from fin