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2012

Open House

Dwell Magazine September 2012
Modern Homes Built for Entertaining
September 2012,
Vol. 12
Issue 09.

Extended Content

Los Angeles house and farm by Standard

L-Shaped Indoor-Outdoor LA Home

At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet of urban gardeners together for the classic indoor-outdoor party.
Aerial view of Cambridge Lofts Penthouse in Edmonton, Alberta

Eco-Friendly Penthouse in Canada

Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where downtown living is rare.
Outdoor sunken seating area with concrete fire pit

Sunken Outdoor Fire Pit

Hufft Projects carves out a sunken seating area in an outdoor scheme designed for entertaining.
Dinner party gathering illustration by Goñi Montes

Party Down

Congratulations, you’ve decided to throw a party!
Journal of architect Deborah Berke

By the Book

Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for the past fourteen years.
Murray Moss portrait illustration by Riccardo Vecchio

The Ringmaster

In February, Murray Moss closed his landmark SoHo design emporium to open a smaller headquarters. Now he’s pursuing a new agenda: marrying art and design in a 21st-century Wunderkammer.
Revamped Airstream trailer by Burton Naldridge

Trailer Flash

Most folks who kit out a vintage Airstream intend to take it on the road, but Burton Baldridge’s design—a hip new green room for one of the most respected music venues in Austin,…
Tokyo Kitchen on Restaurant Day

Home Cooking

What if anyone could set up a cafe or a bar in their home, serving strangers specials du jour from their own kitchens? In Finland and beyond, a grassroots movement called Restaurant Day is growing.
Chandra Greer or Greer Chicago

To the Letter

In this digital age, invitations arrive in our inboxes and are promptly deleted.
Living Center by Joe Colombo

A Movable Fete

Flash back to the 1970s for visionary Italian designer Joe Colombo’s Living Center, a mod take on a casual soirée.
three cheers cocktail hour  2

3 Collections of Modern Barware

The main course of a meal might receive the oohs and aahs, but as any host or hostess will attest, it’s the beverages that fuel a party and get the conversation going.
montague residence  kitchen

Party-Friendly Apartment in Toronto

Dr. Kenneth Montague’s Toronto loft is both home and art gallery—and the ultimate party house, thanks to two kitchens, a rooftop deck, and no shortage of conversation pieces.
Modern kitchen with Corian countertop and Heath Ceramics tiled wall

Modern Home in a California Resort Town

A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.
Modern bamboo-clad farmhouse with solar panels

Passive Progressive

Among the first Passive Houses in France, this bamboo-clad farmhouse by the Parisian firm Karawitz Architecture brings a bit of green to tiny Bessancourt.
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