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Dining room with sliding doors to garden in Brooklyn renovation by Elizabeth Roberts.

A Light-Filled Brooklyn Townhouse Features A Large Indoor-Outdoor Space for Entertaining

At more than 150 years old, this structure was a ruin when the architect and her clients found it. Now it's a stunning home designed with a growing family and hosting in mind.
September 20, 2015
Steel overhang exterior of house designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Richly-Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views

In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
September 19, 2015
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5 Homes with Impressive Wood Interiors

Not only does wood provide a seemingly endless range of aesthetic options, it also inspires unique and daring design choices, from rugged timbers to decorative surfaces.
September 18, 2015
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5 Modern Homes in Brazil

These houses prove that the simplicity of modernism pairs perfectly with Brazil's bustling urbanity as well as its lush natural environments.
September 18, 2015
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6 Homes, Restaurants, and Other Architectural Surprises Found in Alleys

Journeying down dark alleys is generally not recommended, unless one of modernism's best-kept secrets lies at the other end.
September 18, 2015
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6 Modern Homes in Sonoma and Napa

From midcentury modern renovations to cutting-edge prefabs, the neighboring Napa and Sonoma Counties possess a wide range of homes in the modern tradition.
September 18, 2015
Villa BLM geometric Cor-Ten facade

This Cor-Ten House in Brazil Would Not Be Complete Without its Giant Home Library

A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.
September 18, 2015
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6 Compact Living Situations

At Dwell, we love tiny spaces. Cruise through these six examples to see all the ways that small can be smart.
September 18, 2015
A modern addition in Newton, Massachusetts

5 Modern Homes in Boston

Boston is a city that embraces the past and future: Victorian-era townhouses line many of its streets even as buildings by Frank Gehry's and Alvar Aalto stand at M.I.T. These Beantown homes and renovations were designed with a similarly inventive spirit.
September 17, 2015