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November 28, 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.
The facade of the green-built Suttles and Shah residence.

A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin

Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer. Mixing new efficient systems with old upcycled materials, they keep it weird while keeping it green. Photo by Brent Humphreys.

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Modern green design pool house

Master Stroke

In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one 30 inches off the ground­—dramatically elevating its aesthetic appeal. Photo by David Allee.

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rational expressions interior dining room

A Sustainable Midcentury Beach House

Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn. Photo by Jeff Heatley.

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Originally appeared in A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
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woodwork Portland renovation dining room

Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland

Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family. Photo by Lincoln Barbour.

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murren prefab residence indoor outdoor lounge space

A Picturesque Desert Prefab

Jim Murren’s prefab house in Sin City, designed by Marmol Radziner, is as artful as it is art-filled, thanks to an asymmetrical arrangement of solids and voids. Photo by Jill Paider.

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writer's cabin oregon

Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon

The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean Moore. Photo by Gary Tarleton.

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The Stroj's son watches the Ocean.

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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Rick and Susan Moreland survey the front yard from a terrace that’s more of an elevated front porch.

Southern Greens

A change of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, neighborhood for Rick and Susan Moreland meant a chance to create a thoroughly modern house that owes its sleek, sustainable form to its vernacular roots. Photo by João Canziani.

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Originally appeared in Designed to Handle the Heat and More
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Compilation of Americana and blue-chip artwork on the primary wall in the kitchen.

A Renovated Tribeca Loft with Skylight

American history lives on in a family’s Tribeca, New York, loft after a renovation by a couple of enterprising architects. Photo by João Canziani.

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venice home indoor outdoor dining room

A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach

A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California. Photo by Coral von Zumwalt.

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Originally appeared in New Bungalow, Old Neighborhood
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The facade of the green-built Suttles and Shah residence.

A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin

Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer. Mixing new efficient systems with old upcycled materials, they keep it weird while keeping it green. Photo by Brent Humphreys.

Photo by Brent Humphreys.

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