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Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban

The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module for prefabricated houses.
January 19, 2014
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The Dwell Guide to Smart Design in Tiny Spaces

Tight quarters prove especially challenging. If you're at a loss on how to squeeze the most out of your small space, consider the expert advice and furniture picks that will help your bantam-sized rooms feel like design heavyweights—no mirror tricks necessary.
January 18, 2014
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7 Beach Houses Around the World

Any time of year, including winter, is ideal for enjoying a home close to the shore. To follow, we offer 7 from our archives with very different points of view.
January 17, 2014
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Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

Each week delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
January 17, 2014
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"Quake" Exhibit Explores Intersection of Architecture and Engineering

A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.
January 17, 2014
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Links We Love

Dwell editors spend hours on the Internet to bring you the best homes and projects, from better ways to use your Gmail to dignified hospital design, here are some of our favorite links this week.
January 17, 2014
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A Modern Geometric Home in Northcote

Brunswick, Australia-based studio Breathe Architecture crafts a compact and modern residence perfectly fit for a family of five in a small suburb in Melbourne.
January 17, 2014
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Old and New: Antiques in the Modern World

Who says antique furnishings have no place in a contemporary living space? Smart design can bring old and new elements together, making for modern spaces that bask in the warmth that vintage elements provide. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some homes where these elements coexist elegantly.
January 17, 2014
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A Design Boutique Opens in Poland

A new boutique in the Silesia region promotes local design.
January 16, 2014