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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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10 Smart Small Spaces

The ingenuity of architects and design-minded residents is often best showcased in designs for homes with less than ample square footage.
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A Well-Grafted Home

Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville house.
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Highly Accessible

Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996, architect Karen Braitmayer and her husband, marine mechanic David Erskine,…
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Small Wooden Box Home in Portland

This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home, hard-working garden, and smartly designed outdoor…
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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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Prefab Slapstick in One Week

I was in the process of researching a big prefab round-up story this week when I came across what might be the only prefab slapstick comedy in existence.
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Communal Lakeside Vacation House in Ontario

On a lakeside plot outside Toronto, four friends forge a new kind of vacation house. 
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Building Green in Harlem

Building Green in Harlem: Building The Green Dream Team

In this video series, Dwell follows a New York couple with a passion for building green through the challenges—and triumphs—of renovation, from finding the design-build team to finalizing the design.

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Paint it Black

This family of cost-conscious Hamburgers (freshly back in Germany after years abroad) converted a kitschy turn-of-the-century villa into a high-design home.

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