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August 22, 2013
As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up five of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

Straight and Narrow

Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical shophouse venerates tradition while looking squarely to the future.

Photo by: Richard Powers

Originally appeared in Six Stairs to Savor
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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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Modern backyard furniture.

Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler

Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael, California—and a built-in excuse to acquire more furniture.

Photo by: Drew Kelly

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Green and red color accents upstairs outside balcony

Green and Affordable Living in Montana

A resourceful sound mixer sources some local design talent, rolls up his sleeves, and builds small, green, and affordable in Bozeman, Montana.

Photo by: John Clark

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Originally appeared in Green and Affordable Living in Montana
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Modern carport in New Jersey

A Lakeside Prefab in New Jersey

A New Zealand expat and her son use their prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat as an outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.

Photo by: Mark Mahaney

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Straight and Narrow

Behind an unassuming 19th-century facade in Singapore's Joo Chiat neighborhood, Ching Ian and Yang Yeo's renovation of a typical shophouse venerates tradition while looking squarely to the future.

Photo by: Richard Powers

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