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October 3, 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.

Affordable Hillside Home in New Zealand

Three designers jump-start their practice with an affordably built abode in New Zealand.

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Photo by: Paul McCredie

Originally appeared in Affordable Hillside Home in New Zealand
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Modern High-Rise Town House in Israel

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to both embrace and provide refuge from the teeming Israeli city.

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Photo by: Amit Geron

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wood clad exterior in Austin

Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision for a diminutive, low-key lakeside getaway.

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Photo by: Kimberly Davis

Originally appeared in Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
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Sheets of unframed glass fill the spaces between the building’s operable windows and the sloping eave of the roof, giving the house, as architect Alan Organschi puts it, “the feel of coming apart at the seams—of surfaces unhinged.”

Striking Angular Cottage in 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.

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Photo by: Mark Mahaney

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Actor Bryan Cranston's Green Beach House Renovation

The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.

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Photo by: Art Streiber

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Originally appeared in Actor Bryan Cranston's Green Beach House Renovation
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Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.

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Photo by: Floto + Warner

Originally appeared in 10 Modern Gables
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Modern Tiny Kitchen Remodel in Sweden

What’s the secret to successfully wedging a kitchen into a 258-square-foot apartment? A visual balancing act.

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Photo by: Jonas Ingerstedt

Originally appeared in Modern Tiny Kitchen Remodel in Sweden
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A Lot for a Little

Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their frustrating, unproductive slog through the pricey Austin, Texas, real estate market. “We just liked things that were old and wood,” Andy says. “That was our aesthetic.” But thankfully for them, the first-time homebuyers got lucky.

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Photo by: Misty Keasler

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Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai

Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.

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Photo by: Christian Schaulin

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Originally appeared in Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
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Narrow brick house in Toronto.

Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto

Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn lemons into lemonade. Donald Chong devised a refreshing solution.

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Photo by: Dean Kaufman

Originally appeared in 5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses
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Affordable Hillside Home in New Zealand

Three designers jump-start their practice with an affordably built abode in New Zealand.

Read the entire article here.

Photo by: Paul McCredie

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