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  1. A Primer on Universal and Multigenerational Design
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    A Primer on Universal and Multigenerational Design

    One of architecture’s greatest functions is to increase the mobility and comfort of the people who use it. Here, learn how universal and multigenerational design can help those with special needs...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.20.14

  2. Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week
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    Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

    As the weekend approaches, we've gathered ten of our most popular homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.20.14

  3. A Concrete Home in Rural Belgium
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    A Concrete Home in Rural Belgium

    Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive renovation that excises the bad (carpeted walls, dark rooms) and highlights...

    written by: Jane Szita
    02.20.14

  4. Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street
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    Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street

    Sustainable design shines at 19 greek street’s Forces of Nature exhibit.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.20.14

  5. Clark Institute to Unveil Ando-Designed Visitor Center
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    Clark Institute to Unveil Ando-Designed Visitor Center

    This summer will see the completion of the final stages of the Clark Art Institute's campus expansion program. Located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    02.20.14

  6. A Striking Slovakian Apartment Building
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    A Striking Slovakian Apartment Building

    North Star Rising—the four story brick housing project designed by the Slovak architectural firm Nice Architects—is stylish down to its reinforced concrete floor slabs.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    02.20.14

  7. New Exhibition: The Brits Who Built the Modern World
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    New Exhibition: The Brits Who Built the Modern World

    On February 13, 2014, the Royal Institute of British Architects inaugurated a new gallery in its central London headquarters with “The Brits Who Built the Modern World.” Drawing on a deep inventory...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.19.14

  8. Art Brut: Revisiting Brutalist Architecture
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    Art Brut: Revisiting Brutalist Architecture

    Derived from a descriptive term used by Le Corbusier, béton brut (raw concrete), Brutalist architecture is an offshoot of modernism that trades the spatial poetry of steel and glass for grounded,...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.19.14

  9. Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
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    Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse

    Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.

    photos by: Jonas Ingerstedt
    02.19.14

  10. A Renovated Art Nouveau Barcelona Apartment
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    A Renovated Art Nouveau Barcelona Apartment

    It was love at first sight for Elina Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros and her husband, Ginés Gorriz: When they stepped into the century-old apartment that would become their home, they were so smitten they...

    written by: Kerstin Rose
    02.19.14

  11. Marble Wallpaper

    Marble Wallpaper

    For the look without the weight or price tag of real stone, consider using the Danish retailer’s WallSmart non-woven wallpaper version.

    $104.00

  12. Origami Living Table

    Origami Living Table

    The colorblock marble and onyx slabs that Urquiola stitched together for Budri’s 5.9 collection are all fragments from pieces broken in Italy’s 2012 earthquake.

    $8775.00

  13. Codex Chair

    Codex Chair

    The fully upholstered side chair is an exercise in cantilevered forms. The designer wanted a seat that is as comfortable and stable as a recliner but trim enough for small spaces. 

    $2250.00

  14. Eco Bookends

    Eco Bookends

    A roster of illustrious designers created pieces in solid black Nero Marquina marble for Avenue Road. Form meets function especially well in Lovegrove’s sculptural bookends.

    $5510.00

  15. Apollo Lamp

    Apollo Lamp

    The lunar-esque floor lamp features an LED bulb that highlights the material interplay between dark marble and light glass.

    $3250.00

  16. Old Yarn Bal Kilim

    Old Yarn Bal Kilim

    This particular collection, from an Australian rug company with an eye for subtle color variations and rich materials, uses yarn unraveled from vintage kilims. 

    $6875.00

  17. Degrado Amarillo Wallpaper

    Degrado Amarillo Wallpaper

    The Dutch company's Ibiza collection saturates walls in degrees with a photo-realistic paper that adds an of-the-moment gradient effect. 

    $186.00

  18. Ipno Clock

    Ipno Clock

    An internal pendulum keeps this clock ticking, and its balancing function makes the piece rock like a metronome. 

    $155.00

  19. Faceture Lamps

    Faceture Lamps

    Though the facets of the New Zealand designer's pendant lights suggest machine tooling, each unique and handmade object is produced by casting a water-based resin into a mold.

    $390.00

  20. Saigon Lacquer Low Tables

    Saigon Lacquer Low Tables

    A meticulous 16 coats of lacquer are applied to several layers of wood beneath for this modern rendition of a traditional technique. 

    $446.00

  21. Cubes Rug

    Cubes Rug

    Smith looked to stained glass windows for this abstract take on ancient art. He also used a special looping method to create crisp edging. 

    $7236.00

  22. Marbelous Wood

    Marbelous Wood

    Danish designer Pernille Snedker Hansen's custom installations involve treating local Nordic wood with a marbling effect in toned-down hues. 

  23. Dibbern Carrara Collection

    Dibbern Carrara Collection

    A Carrara motif is applied to fine bone china for this delicate take on the trend.

    $30.00

  24. Frame Light

    Frame Light

    A powder-coated steel frame gives these spare pendant lights shape via negative space. Available in three sizes and six colors.

    $395.00

  25. Chunk Candleholder

    Chunk Candleholder

    Gray-and-white veining is just as effective in small doses, like a copper-topped candle-holder for the tabletop.

    $60.00

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