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Houses We Love

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

Beantown Dream

In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare ground-up opportunity.

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My House

An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home

An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.

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House Tours

Tips for Creating Bedrooms in Difficult Layouts

When renovating or adding on to your home, a perfectly rectangular room may not be available, see these seven creative ways to carve out bedroom space.

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Green

Danish Army’s Next Mission: Sustainable Building

The armed forces go mod and green with a cleverly designed set of barracks.

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House Tours

Modern Box Home in Rural Wisconsin

Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for watching winter turn to spring and the great vault of the heavens.

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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

Project Runaway

Driven by the death of several appliances, a San Francisco family finds that a spanking new kitchen delivers a good dose of domestic harmony along with the excuse to execute a complete home makeover.

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House Tours

Urban Land Institute 2010 Awards

From over 170 entries, 17 finalists—from Thin Flats, an eight-unit green residential infil project in Philadelphia, to the Vancouver Convention Centre West, which opened for the 2010 Olympics…

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Dancing About Architecture

Steve Martin is widely credited with the off-handed critical cut: "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." And though modern dance troupes have taken up just that subject…

Videos

Building Green in Harlem: Finding a Building in NYC

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