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Eco-friendly prefab by Greenfab with cedar and James Hardie panel facade.

House of the Week: Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Installed in 29 Hours

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
September 15, 2015
A second-story balcony overlooks a small yard.

Row, Row, Row Your House: 5 Urban Row House Renovations We Love

A traditional tight-space typology meets the modern age in these five row house renovations.
September 14, 2015
Hutong entrance to Archstudio's renovation of a historic Beijing building.

An Historic Beijing Structure Gets a Modern Makeover

Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO transforms a Qing Dynasty-era structure into a tea house that blends new and old.
September 14, 2015
modern landscaping terrace pie deck reflecting pool granite patio

7 Ways to Use Ipe Wood

Durable and dense—so dense it doesn't float—ipe is an excellent material for outdoor settings. But how to use it? Patio decking is the most common application but just one of many. While ipe's oils and tannins make it difficult to paint, a well-maintained ipe construction can last 25 years for more. If properly dried, the wood can be used within interiors as well. Lastly, while ipe is a tropical hardwood, it's now typically farmed instead of being harvested from the wild. If you're buying ipe, make sure it's been properly certified by the Forest Stewardship Council or other watchdog organizations. Here are seven ways to use ipe that aren't plain old decking!
September 14, 2015
A rolling ladder made from salvaged wood and components leads to a small, yet well equipped, office.

5 Rolling Ladders in Modern Homes

The rolling (or sliding) ladder, set within the tall musty bookcases of a patrician library, is an old cliché. Extra-high bookcases can be a smart way to add storage to otherwise unused space. Check out these five contemporary designs that revisit and renew an old idea.
September 14, 2015
Catovic Hughes’s design for the Morelands is all about embracing the outdoors. Rick spends as much time on the patio as he can. The undulation of the aluminum cladding makes a regular, rhythmic backdrop for the yards-high bamboo he lovingly tends.

6 Peaceful Bamboo Gardens

Bamboo grows like a most welcome weed at these modern homes.
September 14, 2015
Bosch 24" kitchen

Bosch's Streamlined Kitchen and Laundry Appliances Are Made for Small Spaces

Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's new line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and laundry room.
September 14, 2015
dwell revisits ann arbor michigan

Dwell Revisits an Eco-Friendly Ann Arbor Home 9 Years Later

In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we returned to a handful of the most memorable modern homes to have graced the pages of Dwell, including this
September 13, 2015
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