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Historic Housing Complex Transformation in England

In Sheffield, England, a historic housing complex is transformed from a city nuisance into a budding neighborhood.
September 6, 2013

Not to Be Missed: Peter Zumthor Reimagines LACMA

It’s been the talk of L.A. since the design was revealed in June: the Pritzker Prize–winning Swiss architect’s amoebic reinterpretation of the east campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). If you are unable to see the LACMA exhibition dedicated to the design before it closes September 15, here are a few shots from the show, and background about the proposed project.
September 6, 2013
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Week in Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed

Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 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.
September 6, 2013
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KettlePot by Biolite

BioLite, the makers of outdoors equipment, are soon to launch a new companion piece to their popular CampStove: the KettlePot. The accessory "pours like a kettle and cooks like a pot" and weighs just under one pound. Moreover, the piece is sized so that it rests snugly atop the stove for more efficient heating and is large enough so that the stove itself nests inside for less bulk when traveling. Due out this fall for $49.95.
September 6, 2013
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Promo Daily: Molly Cranna

Today's Photographer Promotional Piece We Love and Why: Molly Cranna
September 6, 2013
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Friday Finds 09.06.13

A tongue-in-cheek design guide, the world's first biodegradable water filter, a concrete camera DIY tutorial, Instagrams of North Korea, and more. Welcome to this week's Friday Finds! Happy Friday!
September 6, 2013
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A Timeline of Furniture and Lighting by Artek

Swiss brand Vitra has announced that it purchased Artek in a move to bring more global exposure to the iconic Finnish design house. Ever since Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen, and Nils-Gustav Hahl founded the company in 1935, Artek has been known for creating furniture and lighting in modern expressions ranging from the sinewy forms of Aalto's Paimio armchair to the rational minimalist shelving by contemporary designer Naoto Fukasawa. To celebrate the over 75 years of the company's history, we've created a timeline of 10 favorite pieces produced by Artek. Missing your favorite? Let us know in the comments section.
September 6, 2013
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6 Urban Cars We Love

Vehicle manufacturers wise up to the demands of urban dwellers.
September 5, 2013
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Back to School: The Architecture of Higher Learning

September has arrived and that signals the end of summer and beginning of the new school year. For a little fun learning before the tough stuff starts, follow along as we take a look back over five articles from the Dwell archives highlighting the evolution of dormitory design and how big name designers and the sustainability movement have contributed.
September 5, 2013
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