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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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Renovation

Refurbishing A Lane Coffee Table

I purchased this table months ago from a thrift store in Chicago. It was a mistake.
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A Coastal Summer Home in Denmark

For his family’s summerhouse in North Zealand, Denmark, a resourceful architect goes full tilt with native wood and playful geometries.
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Modular Retreat

Architect Jim Garrison of Brooklyn-based Garrison Architects was asked to design a lakeside retreat for visiting families at a boarding school for troubled teens, Star Commonwealth, in Albion,…
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Green

Modernist Rural Getaway in Poland

In southwest Poland, architect Robert Konieczny, of KWK Promes, raises the roof—with sod intact—on Jacek Perkowski’s modernist rural getaway.
Crocker Museum
Architect: Gwathmey Siegel Architects
Location: San Francisco, California
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Update on the Crocker Art Museum

My colleague Aaron Britt posted a great interview with the director of the Crocker Art Museum this past summer, and I'm here with a quick update: the museum opened in October, and it looks fantastic.
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Green

Denver's Energy Efficient Home

John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
Modern beach bungalow renovation in Long Island
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Decked Out

It's our humble opinion that summers are best spent reclining on a warm sunny deck with a refreshing beverage in hand and a cool breeze blowing.
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Building Green in Harlem

Building Green in Harlem: It's Not Easy Being Green

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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The facade of the green-built Suttles and Shah residence.

A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin

Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer. Mixing new efficient systems with old upcycled materials, they keep it weird while keeping it green.

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