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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

Modern Homes in Tennessee

Though a modern aesthetic is not quite the norm for homes in the Volunteer State, some plucky architects and designers have built their own contemporary oases.
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Renovation

7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco

Rounding up a few remarkable renovation and preservation architecture projects in the Bay Area, courtesy of SPUR and San Francisco Architectural Heritage.
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House Tours

The Best of Prefab: 7 Homes We Love

The locations may be far flung—from rural Missouri to Eglisau, Switzerland—the residents might be architects, families, or weekend warriors, but the constant is prefabrication in our…
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Renovation

Mini Apartments and Next-Wave Prefab, Part 2

This seven-part blog series profiles a new prefab development in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood—a LEED Platinum-targeted building containing 23 "micro-studios".
House Tours

10 Tiny Houses We Love

We've dedicated the pages in our November 2012 issue to living large in small spaces, whether they're 235, 900, or 2,000 square feet. But there's more!
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Dance Dance Renovation

The first time Houston-based architectural designer Barbara Hill set foot inside what would become her future second house, a 100-year-old adobe in Marfa, Texas, she found a cramped warren of rooms…
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Renovation

Hollywood Renovation: Week 5

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on, tight-budgeted renovation of her and her partner's live-work rental in Los Angeles.
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Green

Roadside Attraction

A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to boot.

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10 Scenic Horizontal Homes

In an increasingly urbanized society, vertical building has become the MO, but if you have the space, consider building outwards instead.

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Jens Risom

In the late 1960s, designer Jens Risom sought an affordable vacation home for his family on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island.
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