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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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Green

How Green Construction is Significantly Cutting Emissions

Edward Mazria of Architecture 2030 talks to Dwell about the success (and upcoming explosion) of green construction.

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House Tours

Modern Lake House in Missouri

Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.

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Renovation

Complete Modern Renovation of Midcentury Home in Washington

Plagued by remodeling pitfalls, two tenacious homeowners reinvent a soggy midcentury home outside Seattle as a modern masterpiece.

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House Tours

Texas Two-Step

Austin-based architectural photographer Patrick Wong, who holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, asked the firm Cottam Hargrave for help in designing and building a…

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House Tours

8 Inspiring Minimalist Bathrooms

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.

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House Tours

The Right Track

With nearly a half century of architectural experience, Peter Cohen designed this ingenious spine-and-module home for him and his wife Sally in the coastal forests just outside Ellsworth, Maine.

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Spiral Staircase Shapes Tokyo Home

How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting solution to small-space living.

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Modern Renovations for Historic Buildings

When you need more modern space, but are constrained by historic building codes, adding an incongruous addition can be the best option.

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Massimo Scolari's Drawings at Yale

Visit the website of the Italian architect, designer, and artist Massimo Scolari and you'll be surprised to see how many drawings and paintings are lumped in with his more three-dimensional work.

Videos

Building Green in Harlem: Starting to Build

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