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February 13, 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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A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile

Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget. Photo by Roland Halbe.

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Interior courtyard made of blackbutt wood.

Modern Australian Bungalow with a Victorian Ash Facade

To shield an addition and new courtyard for a bungalow in greater Melbourne, architect Anthony Clarke fitted its facade with strips of rough-sawn Victorian ash. Photo by Peter Bennetts.

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Mhia on deck with the family dog.

Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui

With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape. Photo by Cristóbal Palma.

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Prefab house in Muskö, Sweden

An Asymmetrical Prefab Home in Sweden

It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s Müsko Island.

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Storefront facade with salvaged double-insulated window glass panels

Just Redo It

What do you get when you give a couple of designers unlimited creative license on a very limited budget? For Andrew Dunbar and Zoee Astrakhan, the possibilities were limitless. Photo by Justin Fantl.

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White clad the new story with a black-stained cedar rain screen. The large opaque window lights the stairwell and second floor.

Cooler Ranch

After searching in vain for an empty lot to build on, architect Brian White settled for a nondescript 1960s ranch that nobody else wanted—and proved that building from the ground up doesn’t always start on the ground. Photo by John Clark.

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A Geometric Desert Home in Phoenix

At the base of Echo Mountain in Phoenix, a geometric home by Wendell Burnette opens up to the surrounding desert landscape. Photo by Dean Kaufman.

Originally appeared in 5 Prefab Desert Homes
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Contemporary deck in a kit home

How to Play FlatPak

Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the prefab industry. Photo by Chad Holder.

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Modern glass extension in Belgium.

A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium

For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view. Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.

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Fishers Island prefab exterior portrait

An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island

A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular. Photo by Matthew Williams.

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simple bayfront house in chile exterior

A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile

Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget. Photo by Roland Halbe.

Photo by Roland Halbe. Image courtesy of Roland Halbe .

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