Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

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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 SuffolkWhen 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 Courtesy of: Damian Russell

    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

    Courtesy of: Damian Russell

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  A 19th-Century Live/Work Factory in New YorkWhether 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.  Photo by: Ball & Albanese

    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.

    Photo by: Ball & Albanese

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  Contemporary Nordic Town HouseWith 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.  Photo by: Mark Seelen

    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.

    Photo by: Mark Seelen

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

    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.

    Photo by: Dwight Eschliman

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  Live/Work: Modern Art Gallery and Home in AntwerpBoth 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.  Photo by: Tim Van de Velde

    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.

    Photo by: Tim Van de Velde

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  A Striking Bohemian Geothermal HomeTaking 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.  Photo by: Andrea Lhotakova

    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.

    Photo by: Andrea Lhotakova

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  Pursuing PerfectionResuscitating 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.  Photo by: Mark Seelen

    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.

    Photo by: Mark Seelen

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  Blue in the FacadeCanada'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.  Photo by: Matthew Monteith

    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.

    Photo by: Matthew Monteith

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  Jens Risom's Block Island Family RetreatDesigner 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.  Photo by: Floto + Warner

    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.

    Photo by: Floto + Warner

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  A New SlantIn 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.  Photo by: Philip Newton

    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.

    Photo by: Philip Newton

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