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Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes

Dwell's aesthetic has been summed up by a few aesthetic traits: flat roofs, glass walls, and wood slats. While that isn't always the case, we do appreciate louvered facades for how they help regulate light and temperature (as well as their clean, minimalist finish).
October 11, 2013
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7 Great Green Walls

Not for the feint of heart, but for the green of thumb: A living wall is a vibrant way to celebrate nature in tandem with architecture. Peek through our archives for another look at living walls and vertical gardens.
October 10, 2013
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5 Modern Courtyards Part Two

As Previously looked at in 5 Cool Modern Courtyards, Dwell takes another glance at 5 modern homes with outstanding elevated terraces.
October 8, 2013
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5 Public Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi

With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered figures in the 20th-century canon. Buckminster Fuller once called described him as "a scientist-artist…one of the rare question-askers and responders" and others have said he's a traditional sculptor who makes contemporary images that relate to history. Historian Martin Friedman notes that "his large-scale architectural conceptions have more in common with the awesome structures of Mesoamerica, Borobudur, and Angkor Wat than current forms." Here, we take a look at four of his public spaces, which feature abstracted forms, monolithic elements, organic influences, and visual references to history.
September 20, 2013
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5 Creative Modern Porches and Decks

As these five projects prove, a modern deck or porch can play many creative roles—as a play space, hangout spot, dining area, and more.
September 7, 2013
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Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation

A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.
September 3, 2013
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6 Rooftop Hangouts

With forethought and engineering, a rooftop can be a very valuable bit of real estate. Here are six cool roofs that not only work overhead, but underfoot.
August 29, 2013
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Fresh Eggs: 5 Modern Chicken Coops

Talk about farm-to-table. Having your own chickens means the freshest of eggs and no further than your own backyard. Of course, you'll need a place to house your hens. Take a look at these five modern and stylish chicken coops as the first step towards your very own farm fresh eggs.
August 29, 2013
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7 Tiny Backyard Retreats

From a nature writer’s off-the-grid Puget Sound getaway to a Texan’s shipping container guesthouse, these retreats may inspire you to make that backyard retreat you’ve been dreaming of a reality.
August 27, 2013
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