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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

Building the Maxon House: Week 10

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property, and designing and building a modern house with Tom Kundig of…

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Renovation

Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland

A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.

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House Tours

Japanese Home Among the Trees Uses Bookshelves and Glass for Walls

An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young family and the surrounding wildlife.

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Green

The Most Impressive Green Homes in Chicago

Now in its second year, the GreenBuilt Home tour showed the curious a cross-section of Chicago’s new sustainable and eco-friendly homes.

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Renovation

Mutual Fulfilment

In Santa Monica, architect and activist Cory Buckner is working to preserve the living monuments of L.A.'s mid-century-modern past, including her own home by A. Quincy Jones.

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My House

Startin' Spartan

When Jay Atherton and Cy Keener met in grad school at the University of California, Berkeley, they discovered in each other a rare constellation of common interests: minimalist architecture, rock…

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House Tours

A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium

For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view.

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House Tours

Habitat for Humanity Home in Kansas Channels Midcentury California

El Dorado's Habitat for Humanity prototype brings Eichler-esque style to the prairie.

Slideshows

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8 Gabled Houses We Love

Here at Dwell, we're big fans of the gabled roof. From a 19th century farmhouse to a polycarbonate shed in Belgium, these examples are our homage to the beloved silhouette.

Videos

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 fin