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December 5, 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.
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NHR Apartment by Gut Gut

The residents of NHR strike a great balance of colorful activity without getting too precious. Neutral flooring, a dark wall help, and a blue Unfold pendant lamp from Muuto keep a sense of play without tipping into formless clutter.

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Danish summer house designed by Jesper Brask.

A Coastal Summer Home in Denmark

For his family’s summerhouse in North Zealand, Denmark, a resourceful architect goes full tilt with native wood and playful geometries. Photo by Karina Tengberg.

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Modern beach house in Southern California

Basic Instincts

Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California home is a compact ode to minimal living. Photo by Dave Lauridsen.

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The courtyard offers a glimpse of nature from nearly every angle, including up.

Seoul, South Korea

When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for inspiration. The result—–four overlapping boxes arranged around a courtyard—–is a peaceful enclave in the midst of the nonstop metropolis. Photo by Jeremy Murch.

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The houses that circle San Francisco's Buena Vista Park run the gamut from wedding-cake Victorian to Scandinavian modern. Architect Cass Calder Smith aimed to create a façade that contextually relates to the adjacent ornate ones yet is purely modern.

Standout in a Crowd

In architecturally conservative San Francisco, this house built on a 20-foot-wide lot proves that modern design can fit—literally and figuratively—in any neighborhood. Photo by Todd Hido.

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Modern living room with exposed wooden rafters

Modern Space-Efficient Family Home in San Francisco

To convert a musty mid-century house with a nonsensical floor plan into a modern and space-efficient family home, three intrepid designers played a bit of architectural Tetris. The exposed wooden rafters and grid of windows in the living room are original to the house. Photo by Daniel Hennessy.

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Paola Navone's Industrial Style Renovation in Italy

A 200-year-old factory in Umbria is transformed into an inviting home by designer Paola Navone. For the floors in the kitchen and throughout, Navone placed hexagonal Carocim tiles of her own design. Photo by Wichmann + Bendtsen.

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berlin apartment interior hallway

Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin

With a confident color palette and clever space-saving tricks, designer Peter Fehrentz transforms a 646-square-foot apartment in Berlin. Fehrentz displays his collections of art and objects throughout his apartment. The chair is a vintage Chiavari from the ’60s. Photo by Peter Fehrentz.

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The kitchen table, built into the structure of the house, includes two hot plates. Rintala says these were inspired by the Korean way of cooking: Residents and guests will cook their own food at the table.

Nice Box

In October, the light in Norway is cold and diffused by rain. It's "our worst month," says John Roger Holte, a Norwegian artist and builder. The weather may be dismal here, but the Boxhome, which Holte helped build, gleams with optimism and modernity. The kitchen table, built into the structure of the house, includes two hot plates. Rintala says these were inspired by the Korean way of cooking: Residents and guests will cook their own food at the table. Photo by Pia Ulin.

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The master bedroom.

A Cozy and Modern Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom in Buenos Aires

Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's indoor-outdoor bedroom in his cozy and modern Buenos Aires home. Photo by Cristóbal Palma.

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bratislava, slovakia, bookshelf, plywood

NHR Apartment by Gut Gut

The residents of NHR strike a great balance of colorful activity without getting too precious. Neutral flooring, a dark wall help, and a blue Unfold pendant lamp from Muuto keep a sense of play without tipping into formless clutter.

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