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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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My House

Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration to a growing community of tiny-house enthusiasts.

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House Tours

Halving It All

David Sarti's little red house in Seattle's sleepy Central District proves that a bit of land, ambition, and carpentry know-how can go a long way.

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House Tours

Did You Say Dogtrot? 8 Modern Variations on Vernacular Style

Present-day interpretations of vernacular architecture can skew more modern than you might think—these examples from the pages of Dwell prove that tying a home to its location is a move that never…

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House Tours

Cinematic Family Retreat in Brazil

São Paulo architect Isay Weinfeld's Casa Deck offers cinematic vistas, a lush garden, and a retreat from Brazil's largest city.

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House Tours

Blue in the Facade

Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its oreille with a winsome vacation home.

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Green

7 Perfect Summer Patios

Polish up your patio this summer with verdant green walls, unique sculptural elements, and an open layout.

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House Tours

Xeros Effect

Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.

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House Tours

Adventures in Oz

Having admired a project by Shane Blue of Bourne + Blue Architecture in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, James and Sue O’Sullivan asked the architect to help them create a beachside…

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Modern Surf Shack in Venice

It was the surf and the artsy vibe that attracted Eric Grunbaum to Venice Beach, California, 18 years ago.

Videos

Champions of Color: Making a Small Space Seem Bigger

In the second of our four-part video series with Benjamin Moore, founders Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano of the architectural design studio LOT-EK,