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  1. An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
    Houses We Love

    An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador

    Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: João Canziani
    12.31.12

  2. An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
    In The Modern World

    An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles

    A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    12.29.13

  3. Buyer Beware: A Prefab Shopper's Guide
    In The Modern World

    Buyer Beware: A Prefab Shopper's Guide

    Bay Area–based architect Michelle Kaufmann is a prefab pioneer. She started in the industry in 2003, a year and a half after Dwell’s inaugural prefab issue, just when consumer interest in...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    01.14.14

  4. An Economical Modular Prefab in Oregon
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    An Economical Modular Prefab in Oregon

    An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, Oregon.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    12.30.13

  5. An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
    Houses We Love

    An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta

    On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft an affordable modern home.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Gregory Miller
    01.08.14

  6. At Home in L.A.
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    At Home in L.A.

    Currently on view in Los Angeles is an unconventional show organized by the artist Fritz Haeg, best known for his Edible Estates project, in which he helps homeowners replace their front lawns with...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.01.13

  7. Destination of the Week: São Paulo
    City Guide

    Destination of the Week: São Paulo

    To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world—overwhelming is an understatement. To help you navigate this teeming megalopolis, we've pulled together some...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.05.13

  8. A New View on Rio
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    A New View on Rio

    This tilt-shift video reveals revelers at Rio's Carnaval in a whole new light.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.18.13

  9. Destination of the Week: Atlanta
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    Destination of the Week: Atlanta

    Atlanta is known for many things but modern architecture has surely never been one of them. But if you know where to look, you can find the city's modern side. Ahead of Dwell's April 24 ...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.22.13

  10. A Magnetic Coffee Table
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    A Magnetic Coffee Table

    In Brussels last spring, we had the opportunity to visit Studio With a View, a collective workshop shared by an architect, two photographers, and five designers. Afterwards, we posted about some...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.30.13

  11. Family House with a Secret Room
    A Great Idea

    Family House with a Secret Room

    This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John DeForest puts it—thanks in part to a hidden media room.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.03.13

  12. 12 Seconds with Konstantin Grcic
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    12 Seconds with Konstantin Grcic

    Yesterday we at Dwell had the honor of welcoming designer Konstantin Grcic and Josef Kaiser, president of Vitra, to our offices. We'll be posting our interview with the duo on Dwell.com soon, but...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.07.13

  13. The Ultimate Kitchen Shop
    Shops

    The Ultimate Kitchen Shop

    A peek inside March, one of San Francisco's most exquisite shops for kitchenware and accessories.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.11.13

  14. New Products From Aldo Bakker
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    New Products From Aldo Bakker

    Familiar objects take surprising new forms in the hands of experimental Dutch designer (and self-proclaimed "control freak") Aldo Bakker, who we previously profiled in our May 2012 issue. The son...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.05.13

  15. 5 Cool Modern Backyards
    Outdoor

    5 Cool Modern Backyards

    Clean, modern design need not end at your front door. As these five backyards show, a single bold move—geometric pavers, a sculptural firepit, a water feature, or even a concrete slide—can make the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.05.13

  16. A Super-Recycled House in the Netherlands
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    A Super-Recycled House in the Netherlands

    In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers Superuse Studios have built a house almost entirely out of locally-sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas. Here's a look at how...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Mark Seelen
    06.07.13

  17. Living Mural at Dwell on Design, Wall Art in Dwell
    Dwell on Design

    Living Mural at Dwell on Design, Wall Art in Dwell

    Dwell celebrates the rich tradition of murals and street art in Los Angeles with Living Mural at Dwell on Design, created by a collective of local artists over the course of the weekend. In honor...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.20.13

  18. 5 Modern Coffee and Espresso Makers
    Product Reviews

    5 Modern Coffee and Espresso Makers

    You'll be happy to display these 5 modern, high-design coffee and espresso makers on your kitchen counter.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.14.13

  19. A Cozy and Modern Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom in Buenos Aires
    Houses We Love

    A Cozy and Modern Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom in Buenos Aires

    Peek inside Argentinean architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti's indoor-outdoor bedroom in his cozy and modern Buenos Aires home.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Cristóbal Palma
    07.14.13

  20. 3 Modern Birdhouses to Beautify Your Yard
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    3 Modern Birdhouses to Beautify Your Yard

    Your home is modern. Why not offer similarly stylish digs for your winged neighbors? Here, three modern birdhouses to enhance any yard.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.05.13

  21. Bright Idea: 5 Homes with Statement Skylights
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    Bright Idea: 5 Homes with Statement Skylights

    In these five homes, a well-placed skylight makes all the difference, flooding the interiors with light from above.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.07.13

  22. Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional
    A Great Idea

    Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional

    For a youthful perspective on design's playful potential, look no farther than this slideshow. These five rooms put the fun back in functional.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.08.13

  23. Steal This Kitchen Idea: Creative Spice Storage
    A Great Idea

    Steal This Kitchen Idea: Creative Spice Storage

    Architectural designer Chris Greenawalt's Boston kitchen renovation includes a striking approach to spice storage: a back-lit shelf accessed by a library ladder. Here's how he did it.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.14.13

  24. 5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office
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    5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office

    Concrete isn't just for floors and walls anymore. Break out of the mold with these 5 concrete accessories for the home and office.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.16.13

  25. 5 Cool and Surprising Japanese Houses
    Houses We Love

    5 Cool and Surprising Japanese Houses

    Thanks to a fleet of wildly creative architects producing out-of-the-box houses for brave, non-conformist clients, Japan's architecture scene is one of the most exciting in the world. Here are five...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.19.13

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