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September 19, 2013
As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up ten of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.
Cinematic Family Retreat in São Paulo, 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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Originally appeared in Blockbuster Movies Can't Compete with These Monumental Views
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Exterior barerock

With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.

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Originally appeared in Best in Glass
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modern cottage connecticut

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New Haven architects breathed new architectural life into the property they’ve inhabited for over thirty years.

Photo by: Mark Mahaney

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Originally appeared in Striking Angular Cottage in Connecticut
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Wood works book cabinet

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight to his toolbox to craft a Nakashima-inspired interior.

Photo by: David Engelhardt

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Originally appeared in Stacked
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An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.

Photo by: Filippo Bamberghi

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Auburn 7 developer and resident Michael Kyle hangs with his dog Moxy in the front yard of the unit owned by his codeveloper Todd Wexman; he is joined by residents Francisco, Camille, and young Sophia Apple Owens.

Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s potential. With a host of sustainable features, including solar power and a community garden, these row house–like homes provide new models for the ever-expanding metropolis.

Photo by: Dave Lauridsen

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Originally appeared in Lucky 7
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Modern picnic table in Marin County, California

A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and diminutive plot.

Photo by: Morgan Rachel Levy

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Originally appeared in Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
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exterior deck portrait

In January 2003, we issued a challenge to 16 architects: Design a modern prefab home for $200,000. Here’s the story of the house that resulted from that challenge—and what we learned along the way.

Photo by: Roger Davies

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Originally appeared in Five Open Decks
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The back entrance to Jongstra’s office is oufitted with a sandbox and littered with her sons’ toys.

In the small village of Spannum, in the Dutch province of Friesland, Claudy Jongstra heads a felt-design studio whose modesty in process and material belie its overwhelming commercial appeal and architectural scale.

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Originally appeared in Shear Talent
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Along with his wife, Stella, daughter, two sons, and nanny, Marco Boglione lives large in a split-level 8,600-square-foot open space that includes his entire business operation (factory, office and retail) and a rooftop garden.

 

Along with his wife, Stella, daughter, two sons, and nanny, Marco Boglione lives large in a split-level 8,600-square-foot open space that includes his entire business operation (factory, office and retail) and a rooftop garden.

Photo by: Jacob Langvad

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Originally appeared in Basic Living
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Cinematic Family Retreat in São Paulo, Brazil

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

Photo by:

Read the entire article here.

Photo by Matthew Williams.

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