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July 6, 2013
In this four-part series, we explore modern hallway designs from Asia to North America sourced from the Dwell archives.
Modern painted red tunneled kitchen

Tunnel Vision

Formerly an unused dark hallway, LOT-EK and contractor Andreas Scholtz inserted a tunnel made from 36 reclaimed commercial doors, tore down a handful of walls, and painted the interior a glossy Safety Red paint by Benjamin Moore that "becomes a richer, darker, very relaxing red at night," resident Jorge Fontanez says. Photo by: Nicholas Calcott

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The architecture mixes Douglas fir beams and exposed steel framing, achieving its soaring spaces without pretentiousness.

Family Matters

This hallway's architecture inside a modern Los Altos, California family home mixes Douglas fir beams and exposed steel framing, achieving its soaring spaces without pretentiousness. Photo by: Justin Fantl

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Originally appeared in Family Matters
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The Italianate Job

The hallway inside this former rowhouse house in New York City features its crowning glory, the oculus, which allows light to spill onto each floor of the house. Photo by: Adam Friedberg

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Originally appeared in Modern Rowhouse Renovation in New York
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Manhattan

For his Harlem, New York apartment, architect Bill Ryall installed vertical circulation elements, opening an unobstructed 47-foot-long view from front to back, and kept the ceiling beams exposed to create a loftlike environment. Photo by: Jake Stangel

Originally appeared in A Look Into 5 New York Apartments
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Modern painted red tunneled kitchen

Tunnel Vision

Formerly an unused dark hallway, LOT-EK and contractor Andreas Scholtz inserted a tunnel made from 36 reclaimed commercial doors, tore down a handful of walls, and painted the interior a glossy Safety Red paint by Benjamin Moore that "becomes a richer, darker, very relaxing red at night," resident Jorge Fontanez says. Photo by: Nicholas Calcott

Photo by Nicholas Calcott. Image courtesy of Copyright: 2010 Nicholas Calcott. All rights reserved..

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