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November 7, 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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Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian Near Lake Ontario

When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead. Photo by Shai Gil.

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A Curated Apartment Turned Showroom in Copenhagen

A Danish sofa, designer unknown, is set against an accent wall painted in Stone Blue by Farrow & Ball. As the local dealer for Anastassiades, the Apartment contains various pieces of his work, including the Mobile Chandelier 5 (2011), the Ball vase in cast brass (2006), and the wall-mounted Beauty Mirror (2010). The vintage Boucherouite rug is from Morocco. Photos courtesy the Apartment.

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Brooklyn brownstone interior design renovation kitchen stools pendant lamps Jessica Helgerson

A Color-Drenched Brooklyn Brownstone

Portland-based studio Jessica Helgerson Interior Design rehauled a Brooklyn brownstone with furnishings and finishes in bold colors and tactile materials. Dwell checks in with lead designer Chelsie Lee to get the scoop on the furniture and fittings. Photo by Andrew Cammarano.

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All of the plywood, concrete, and steel surfaces inside the house were left unfinished. “We like to use natural materials in their raw state and minimize the use of synthetic surfaces and drywall,” says Mihalyo.

Brand-New SecondHand

Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home. Photo by Philip Newton.

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A Clever Belgian Couple Renovate Their Aging Brick Home

By introducing chic new elements, a Belgian couple takes a gentle approach to transforming a tired house into a vibrant workshop. Photo by Tim Van de Velde.

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engawa house, tokyo, japan

Family Style

When a Japanese couple asked architects Takaharu and Yui Tezuka to design a small home that would evoke the Italian love of food, informal gatherings, and natural settings, the result was la dolce vita in Tokyo. Photo by Adam Friedberg.

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A Customized Prefab in California's Mayacamas Mountains

A longtime fan of the Case Study houses of the late ‘50s and early ‘60s, Terry Ohm was attracted to the iT House, by Taalman Koch Architecture, for the design’s “transparency and minimalism.” His customized, smaller-scale version stands on a rural plot of land in Lake County, California. Ohm sits on his broad front steps often and appreciates their strong visual impact: “The house is so little, you’ve gotta go for grand wherever you can get it!” Photo by Noah Webb.

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The Miner and Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form.

Communal Living on a Budget in Brooklyn

The Miner and a Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form. A New York story of creativity born from hardscrabble circumstance, the project grew out of the joint imagination of three architects with a limited budget. Photo by Spencer Lowell.

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Julien De Smedt in the kitchen of his Belgium apartment.

An Industrial Loft in Belgium

Globetrotting Belgian architect Julien De Smedt carves out a space to call his own in a converted industrial loft building in Brussels. Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.

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The Blue Sky prototype house leads a second life as desert getaway for David McAdam and his partner Scott Smith.

Plan of Steel

The Blue Sky prototype house leads a second life as desert getaway for David McAdam and his partner Scott Smith. Photo by Misha Gravenor.

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traditional edwardian exterior

Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian Near Lake Ontario

When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead. Photo by Shai Gil.

Photo by Shai Gil.

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