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5 Houses That Make the Case Modern and Traditional Architecture Can Coexist

Respecting architectural history doesn't have to mean staying stagnant. When carefully done, modern marvels like these are perfectly at home with their neighborhood's more senior citizens. Here's how.
July 13, 2015
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How Secure Is the Modern Smart Home? We Ask a Professional

The burglars’ tools of tomorrow will look more like robots and radios than lockpicks and crowbars. A security expert weighs in.
July 13, 2015
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A Chef Shares Her Thoughts on the Ideal Kitchen for Entertaining

The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab home manufactured by Method Homes and outfitted with luxury Monogram appliances, is working its way across the country on a grand tour. After starting in Portland, it traveled to Los Angeles for Dwell on Design. The 825-square-feet home is outfitted with a complete kitchen, where Chef Hayley Christopher prepared treats and appetizers for guests. Here, she shares her thoughts on what makes a kitchen great for entertaining, and her experience cooking for hundreds of people in the home.
July 13, 2015
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Smart Home Experts Help You Decide What Tech You Need, and What's Just Bells and Whistles

Savvy advice from home automation experts on better livability through technology.
July 12, 2015
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This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.
July 12, 2015
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8 Products For Architecture Lovers

At Dwell, it’s no surprise we love architecture, and know so many of our readers do too. From iconic landmarks to classic modern homes, celebrating architecture is a part of our everyday life. And for those of us who don’t live in a Frank Lloyd Wright or Gaudí apartment, bringing our love of architecture into our homes is easier than one might expect. Our assortment of products for the architecture lover includes art, sculpture, games, and even furniture for an architecture enthusiast’s office.
July 12, 2015
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A Children's Toy Could Potentially Break Into Your House

A team of graduate student researchers at the University of Washington, led by Tamara Denning, now an assistant professor at the University of Utah, wrote what is known in their field as an “attack paper”—an attempt to find vulnerabilities in everyday products or services before the bad guys do. Denning and her team discovered that specific combinations of remote-control children’s toys could be hacked by ambitious burglars to do everything from watching you leave on your next vacation to searching your home for hidden valuables.
July 12, 2015
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Everything You Need to Know About Security in the Age of Smart Homes

It’s no longer sufficient simply to lock your front door and close your windows before leaving your house. Criminals have found new ways into the most private realms of your living space—in fact, they might already be there, watching you through wireless cameras you installed. The future of crime is nothing if not high tech.
July 11, 2015
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