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February 20, 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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Lucy Marston's Timeless Farmhouse in Suffolk

When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging. Photo by Damian Russell.

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Phillips factory interior living room

A 19th-Century Live/Work Factory in New York

Whether they’re fabricating a dining chair, designing a line for West Elm, or building out a kitchen, Amy and Brandon Phillips find ways to reveal the unique histories and characteristics of the materials within their work. “We don’t believe in enshrining the past,” says Brandon, “but we don’t need to hide it either. We can respect it.” Photo by Ball & Albanese.

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The ever-changing daylight, plus the use of curtains and lighting options, means that Ahlgren and Lökaas enjoy a variety of different atmospheres.

Contemporary Nordic Town House

With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects, a pair of design-minded art lovers are boldly making their mark on their new home: the tiny town of Landskrona, Sweden. Photo by Mark Seelen.

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Exterior view of prefab weekend home

A Simple Plan

A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction process. Photo by Dwight Eschliman.

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Gallery space with floor-to-ceiling glass windows in Antwerp

Live/Work: Modern Art Gallery and Home in Antwerp

Both a gallery and a residence, an Antwerp home redefines the boundaries between public and private, art and interior design. Photo by Tim Van de Velde.

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A Striking Bohemian Geothermal Home

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by solar panels and a geothermal heat pump that draws energy from the ground itself, 300 feet underground. Photo by Andrea Lhotakova.

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modern house connecticut living room

Pursuing Perfection

Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one Connecticut couple finds it’s worth every minute and cent. Photo by Mark Seelen.

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great room in canada's magdalen islands

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. Photo by Matthew Monteith.

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Modern living room with Jens Risom furniture

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. Photo by Floto + Warner.

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IKEA furnished modern kitchen

A New Slant

In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream home. Photo by Philip Newton.

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Lucy Marston home interior dining room

Lucy Marston's Timeless Farmhouse in Suffolk

When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging. Photo by Damian Russell.

Photo by Damian Russell . Image courtesy of Damian Russell.

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