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October 31, 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.
Modern 18th-century farmhouse in Sweden

Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House

On an 18th-century farmstead in rural Sweden, two Copenhagen designers handcraft a summerhouse that seamlessly melds the modern and the traditional. Photo by Åke E:son Lindman.

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berlin apartment interior kitchen

Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin

Peter Fehrentz created the star as a prop for a photo shoot. The kitchen cabinets benefit from a pop of rosy color, a custom hue. Fehrentz designed the steel-and-wood storage unit. Photo by Peter Fehrentz.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Pink
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elevated deckhouse in england exterior

An Elevated Deckhouse in England

Architect Paul Hinkin and his partner, Chrissy Pearce, bought and restored a 538-square-foot Deckhouse at Emsworth Yacht Harbour in Hampshire, England. Photo by Ben Anders.

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Originally appeared in An Elevated Deckhouse in England
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brooklyn renovation living room

Space Saving Renovation in Brooklyn

Architect Philip Ryan placed fluorescent bulbs that mimic daylight in the ceiling alcove of his Brooklyn apartment. The glow reflecting down the walls makes the room feel more expansive. Photo by Gile Ashford.

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Cedar clad home in Seattle.

Modern Steel House in Seattle

A second-story Dutch door above the canopy ushers in sunlight and breezes. “Light is really important in the Pacific Northwest because it’s dark for most of the year,” says the resident. The cedar-clad facade is pierced with thoughtfully placed windows, which frame views and “actively engage the idiosyncratic nature of the place,” says architect Tom Kundig.

Originally appeared in House of Steel
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Modern barnhouse transformation in Oakland

Built-In Style

In Oakland, California, two designers transformed a 100-year-old barn into a (very) cozy home of their own by redefining the functionality of walls and windowsills. Photo by Aya Brackett.

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Originally appeared in Built-In Style
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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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Originally appeared in When Prefab Is Painless
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ross cottage facade exterior

Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin

A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and diminutive plot. Photo by Morgan Rachel Levy.

Originally appeared in 5 Exterior Home Renovations
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Open-air tearoom designed by Joseph Esherick

A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the next generation. Photo by Caren Alpert.

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Sustainable home with galvanized steel shed roof and siding

A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario

The 925-square-foot house Maggie Treanor calls home blends into the landscape somewhat; with a galvanized steel shed roof and siding, it looks like a high-design little brother to the barns on the surrounding farms. Photo by Derek Shapton.

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Originally appeared in The Off-Grid Home That Doesn't Worry About Too Many Gadgets
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Modern 18th-century farmhouse in Sweden

Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House

On an 18th-century farmstead in rural Sweden, two Copenhagen designers handcraft a summerhouse that seamlessly melds the modern and the traditional. Photo by Åke E:son Lindman.

Photo by Åke E:son Lindman.

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