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January 30, 2014
As the weekend approaches, we've gathered ten of our most popular homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.
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  Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition “I can show you what it was…and what it is,” 
Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island summer home. Photo by Raimund Koch.  Photo by Raimund Koch.

    Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition

    “I can show you what it was…and what it is,” 
Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island summer home. Photo by Raimund Koch.

    Photo by Raimund Koch.
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  Creative Renovation in Brooklyn When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a voluminous library, and a parcel of paintings in tow—they didn’t know where they would land in the Big Apple. One renovation and one Welsh terrier later, they’re back on track in Brooklyn. Photo by Dean Kaufman.  Photo by Dean Kaufman.

    Creative Renovation in Brooklyn

    When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a voluminous library, and a parcel of paintings in tow—they didn’t know where they would land in the Big Apple. One renovation and one Welsh terrier later, they’re back on track in Brooklyn. Photo by Dean Kaufman.

    Photo by Dean Kaufman.
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  Katz's Cradle Gregory Katz proves that three times is a charm with his trio of concrete homes, which challenge the status quo in this quiet Johannesburg suburb. Photo by Elsa Young.  Photo by Elsa Young.

    Katz's Cradle

    Gregory Katz proves that three times is a charm with his trio of concrete homes, which challenge the status quo in this quiet Johannesburg suburb. Photo by Elsa Young.

    Photo by Elsa Young.
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  Inside Job Designing an innovative house is a rite of passage 
for many young architects. But building in a city doesn’t always make experimentation easy; after all, neighbors have their own ideas about how a block is supposed to look. Photo by Juliana Sohn.

    Inside Job

    Designing an innovative house is a rite of passage 
for many young architects. But building in a city doesn’t always make experimentation easy; after all, neighbors have their own ideas about how a block is supposed to look. Photo by Juliana Sohn.

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  Brand-New Secondhand Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home. Photo by Philip Newton.  Photo by Philip Newton.

    Brand-New Secondhand

    Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home. Photo by Philip Newton.

    Photo by Philip Newton.
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  Lost and Foundation Tony and Rachel Sherman were simply trying to buy a house, but what they found instead was a foundation—a discovery that transformed them from home buyers to home builders virtually overnight. Photo by Noah Webb.  Photo by Noah Webb.

    Lost and Foundation

    Tony and Rachel Sherman were simply trying to buy a house, but what they found instead was a foundation—a discovery that transformed them from home buyers to home builders virtually overnight. Photo by Noah Webb.

    Photo by Noah Webb.
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  Long Island Found When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s humble roots and mellow vibe, while subtly bringing the place up to date. Photo by Richard Foulser.  Photo by Richard Foulser.

    Long Island Found

    When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s humble roots and mellow vibe, while subtly bringing the place up to date. Photo by Richard Foulser.

    Photo by Richard Foulser.
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  Green Cottage Getaway in Maine On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own. Photo by Eirik Johnson.  Photo by Eirik Johnson.

    Green Cottage Getaway in Maine

    On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own. Photo by Eirik Johnson.

    Photo by Eirik Johnson.
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  A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country. Photo by Helenio Barbetta.  Photo by Helenio Barbetta.

    A Renovated Farmhouse in Northern Italy

    A couple in northern Italy trade a cramped flat for a renovated farmhouse in the country. Photo by Helenio Barbetta.

    Photo by Helenio Barbetta.
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  A Modern Multiunit Prefab Prototype in Vancouver  A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously as good design. Photo by Kamil Bialous.  Photo by Kamil Bialous.

    A Modern Multiunit Prefab Prototype in Vancouver

    A Vancouver architect maxes out a commercial lot to create a multiunit prefab tower that takes smart urban planning as seriously as good design. Photo by Kamil Bialous.

    Photo by Kamil Bialous.
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Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition

“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” 
Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island summer home. Photo by Raimund Koch.

Photo by Raimund Koch.

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