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August 1, 2013
As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up five of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.
Modern cottage renovation in Marin County

Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin

"It's not about the space; it's about envisioning what you can do with what you have," says landscape designer Loretta Gargan of her Marin weekend cottage retreat. Among the changes: a two-story addition that contains a master bedroom and bath upstairs, a dining deck fit to host parties, and a green roof atop the detached garage.

Photo by: Morgan Rachel Levy

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Modern wood and glass house in San Francisco

Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco

Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a striking home on a San Francisco hill.

Photo by: Ian Allen

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residential urban wooden box harpoon house

Small Wooden Box Home in Portland

This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home, hard-working garden, and smartly designed outdoor spaces.

Photo by: John Clark

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Architects Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble's 1,200-square-foot house in Houston, Texas, is clad in corrugated metal and contains their five-person firm, Interloop—Architecture.

Houston, TX

In Houston, where bigger means better and suburbanites in SUVs dominate the highways, architects Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble are anomalies: Their domestic lives fit into 1,200 square feet, and their commute to work is but a walk downstairs

Photo by: Daniel Hennessy

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Exterior view of modern cottage in Maine

Worth the Wait

On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.

Photo by: Eirik Johnson

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Modern cottage renovation in Marin County

Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin

"It's not about the space; it's about envisioning what you can do with what you have," says landscape designer Loretta Gargan of her Marin weekend cottage retreat. Among the changes: a two-story addition that contains a master bedroom and bath upstairs, a dining deck fit to host parties, and a green roof atop the detached garage.

Photo by: Morgan Rachel Levy

Photo by Morgan Rachel Levy.

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