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A 40-Story Skyscraper Built of Wood May Not Be Far from Reality

A new generation of buildings are proving that tall wood construction is a rising trend.
November 17, 2014
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Just in Time for the Holidays: New Products at the Dwell Store

Whether you’re looking for holiday decor or gifts, the Dwell Store is featuring hundreds of new products from top brands and designers. Check out ten of our favorite new arrivals here, and be sure to check out all of the new products at the store here.
November 15, 2014
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Improving Lives Through Accessible Design

Industry leaders gather in Boston to brainstorm human-centric solutions.
November 14, 2014
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Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects

Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore Sottsass and more in Rizzoli's 1980s paean to postmodern jewelry design.
November 14, 2014
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Facade Focus: 5 Stucco Homes

Stucco is an environmentally sensitive facade choice that helps naturally insulate a home. These modern houses put the material to good use.
November 14, 2014
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Spruce Up Your Kitchen and Bathroom with These High-Tech Fixtures

From hands-free flushing to auto-fill tubs and appliances connected to the Internet, the latest fleet of gadgets and gizmos will make your kitchen and bathroom state of the art.
November 14, 2014
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Stay in Bed a Little Longer and Brew Your Coffee from Your Smartphone

While the modern kitchen grows smarter and smarter, the technology behind the coffee maker remains fairly rudimentary. A collaboration between Belkin and Mr. Coffee is aiming to change that. Together they've engineered a technology that allows users to control the brewing process remotely from their smartphones, using the WeMo app. The WeMo-enabled coffee maker is available now for $150.
November 14, 2014
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6 Impressive Urban Renovations

Renovating in dense urban zones comes with its challenges: little space to work with, strict building codes, and neighbors with strong opinions, to name a few. These renovations in cities were able to overcome the challenges and create inviting, spatially efficient homes.
November 14, 2014
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Brazilian-Influenced Organic Modern Bathtub for Italian Company Agape

Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan gets in the product design game with a curvy, organic bathtub for Italian brand Agape.
November 13, 2014