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Brilliant Color Fields Made of Thread

Kansas City–based artist Anne Lindberg uses architecture as a framework for drawing in space.
July 31, 2014
Whitney Museum on the Hudson River

Sneak Peek: New Whitney Museum Building Designed by Renzo Piano

For our third #ModernMonday Twitter chat with DesignMilk, the Whitney Museum of Art's new building project manager, Bill Maloney, joined us to talk about the museum's new structure in New York City. The building, designed by architect Renzo Piano, will open to the public in spring 2015. Click through the slideshow to see what the museum had to say about the much-anticipated project and the union between art and architecture. Join us every week on Twitter from 1-2 p.m. ET for a special conversation with a guest host.
July 31, 2014
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8 Amazing Getaway Homes

Dreaming of faraway places? Let these houses that smartly respond to their beautiful surroundings serve as your visual getaway.
July 30, 2014
Cantilevered tree house in the Puerto Rico tropics

Tree House Retreat Made of Repurposed Materials

An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.
July 30, 2014
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The Most Impressive Green Homes in Chicago

Now in its second year, the GreenBuilt Home tour showed the curious a cross-section of Chicago’s new sustainable and eco-friendly homes. The open dialogue about cost and comparable energy bills (many of the homes with solar panels proudly displayed utility bills with $0 owed) suggest the continued cost-effectiveness of these homes is making them a much bigger part of the conversation. Click through the slideshow for a look at some of our favorite green homes from the tour.
July 30, 2014
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7 Modular Beach Homes

Thanks to prefab technology, it’s now possible to bring an entire home with you on your seaside vacation. These modular structures were delivered straight to the shore to provide easy ocean access.
July 29, 2014
Elevated glass walkway at the Danish Maritime Museum

Instant Building Inspiration Around the World

The World Architecture Festival, taking place October 1-3, 2014, in Singapore, recently announced the shortlist for its awards program. Click through the slideshow for 10 of the most inspiring buildings that made the cut.
July 29, 2014
Textured fabrics for many purposes

Colorful Textiles We Love for Floors or Tables

When it comes to versatile textiles, designer Sandy Chilewich's eponymous studio creates innovative products for both domestic and industrial settings. Originally introduced to the international design community in 2000, Chilewich's woven textiles have redefined the way people cover their tables and floors. From placemats for an outdoor tabletop to floor coverings for a busy hallway, the Dwell Store features many of Chilewich's best-selling products.
July 29, 2014
Barbara Hill chose a condominium in a 1960s building, largely for the southwest-facing terrace and views. Its 850 square feet provided enough space, but little within was worth keeping. "It was a bachelor pad," she says.

8 Amazing Concrete Renovations

There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the material.
July 29, 2014
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