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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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Series

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Green

5 Edible Urban Gardens Good Enough to Eat

From NOLA to Cuba, discover five edible gardens created by urban dwellers who weren't afraid to get their hands dirty.

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House Tours

All in the Family

Young architects often design homes for their parents. But for Toronto's Julia Knezic, it was an especially intimate job: her mom Susan Farkas's new house is next to her own.

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House Tours

Small Wooden Box Home in Portland

This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home, hard-working garden, and smartly designed outdoor…

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House Tours

An Idyllic Swedish Summerhouse

It's been a while since I've seen a project as desirable and jealousy-making as this one (and working at Dwell, that means a lot...!).

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Renovation

7 Stylish Kitchen Renovations

From a lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan to a sustainably built home in northern California, here are 7 sleek and smart kitchen renovations.

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House Tours

Architects' Homes for their Parents

It comes at no surprise that some of the most famous architects' early commissions were for their parents. Who better to encourage their experimental ideas?

LA home with drought-resistant native plants
Green

The Future of Gardening: Drought-Resistant Plants

Out of necessity, water-wise native plantings are an integral part of landscape design. We consult experts on how to acclimatize on a local and a global scale.

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Green

10 Award-Winning Green Buildings Across North America

Celebrate Earth Day with a look at 10 AIA-awarded buildings setting the (LEED) standard in green design.

Slideshows

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Building the Maxon House: Week 3

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 Olson…

Videos

Building Green in Harlem: A Green Brownstone?

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