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April 12, 2013
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.
Millau Bridge in France

World’s Most Impressive Bridges

A look at 17 of the longest, tallest, most artful bridges on the planet.

Originally appeared in World’s Most Impressive Bridges
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Modern double-height library room renovation with rolling ladder

A Look at Reading Nooks

Building on the 8 Libraries We Love post, here are six reading nooks crafted for the modern bibliophile.

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Originally appeared in An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home
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Smart locks by Lockitron

Smarten Up Your Home in 2013

They say that home is where the heart is. And now your home can have a brain as well. Sound futuristic? Thanks to advances in smart technology, your home can be greener, safer, more secure, and just plain more enjoyable than you ever thought possible.

Originally appeared in Smarten Up Your Home in 2013
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Remembering Paolo Soleri

We are sad to report that the visionary Italian architect, urban planner, and sustainability advocate died today at the age of 93. His most ambitious work is the community Arcosanti some 65 miles outside of Phoenix, Arizona, and the exemplar of his philosophy of Arcology, a brand of building that marries architecture and ecology.

Originally appeared in Remembering Paolo Soleri
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modern house in el salvador with creative roofing

Wind Catcher

A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight, invigorating breezes, and sweeping views of lush woodlands.

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Originally appeared in Striking Green House with a View in El Salvador
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Rios Clementi Hale's Nowita Residence

After living in what was once a poky little Venice, California, bungalow for nearly 20 years, married architects Frank Clementi and Julie Smith-Clementi of the Los Angeles-firm Rios Clementi Hale Studios have just finished an arresting addition.

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Originally appeared in Rios Clementi Hale's Nowita Residence
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Modern Australian Bungalow with a Victorian Ash Facade

To shield an addition and new courtyard for a bungalow in greater Melbourne, architect Anthony Clarke fitted its facade with strips of rough-sawn Victorian ash.

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Originally appeared in Modern Australian Bungalow with a Victorian Ash Facade
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Millau Bridge in France

World’s Most Impressive Bridges

A look at 17 of the longest, tallest, most artful bridges on the planet.

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