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A Shipping Container Home in Pennsylvania Embraces Its Rugged Industrial Origins

A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.
November 28, 2015
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A Design Duo Made in Heaven: Norm Architects and Menu

Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn founded Norm Architects, a multidisciplinary design studio, in 2008. Bjerre-Poulsen and Rønn decided on the name “Norm” because they work within the traditions and norms of Danish design, while refining them to create something new. The studio works with residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics, and art direction. Norm Architects has joined the Menu brand—a renowned Scandinavian design company—as art directors, curating furniture and lighting collections and launching their own collections within the brand. 
November 27, 2015
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Pritzker Prize-Winners SANAA Discuss Their Mind-Blowing Design for Grace Farms in Scenic New England

The award-winning Japanese architecture firm celebrates 20 years of practice with a thoughtful Stateside commission.
November 27, 2015
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Brooklyn Designer Ashira Israel Creates Eco-Friendly, Bespoke Concrete Objects

Architectural designer and artist Ashira Israel runs the multidisciplinary Brooklyn practice In.Sek, equal parts design studio, manufacturing facility, and research lab.
November 27, 2015
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A Space-Savvy Garage Renovation Adds 650 Square Feet to a Compact San Francisco Home

Movable and space-saving design elements define this creative family home in the Mission District.
November 26, 2015
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An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert

Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
November 26, 2015
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8 Gifts for Modern Design Lovers

All available on the Dwell Store, these items represent the best products for true enthusiasts of design, craft, and the arts. They're also listed in our most recent special issue—Editor's Best 2015, now on newsstands—where we showcase over 200 pages of gift ideas, curated collections, and more.
November 26, 2015
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5 Timber-Clad Houses We Love

Embracing a humble wooden exterior, each of these timber-clad homes communes with its natural surroundings.
November 25, 2015