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Concrete planters adjacent facade of tokyo home by Artechnic.

This Japanese Home Features Striking Angular Concrete-and-Glass Surfaces

A Tokyo house’s 1,900 square foot labyrinthine interior makes for a dynamic space.
October 5, 2015
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6 Public and Private Urban Gardens We Love

From community-changing farms carved out of vacant lots to private nature getaways, these gardens prove that the concrete jungle doesn't always have to be relentless.
October 1, 2015
Backyard of 2 Bar House in Menlo Park

5 Modern Homes with Striking Green Roofs

Green roofs can be a challenging proposition: they add extra weight to a house, thereby requiring a robust and expensive structure. The roof itself must be carefully protected against water leakage. However, the reward is unique: the idea that your dwelling replaces the earth it takes up and cohabitates with nature better than most.
October 1, 2015
Chong left enough space in the 16-foot-wide backyard for a garden and comfortable dining area.

7 Small Backyards in Cities

On tight urban lots from London to Toronto, these homes make way for a blissful slice of nature.
September 30, 2015
In the kitchen, buffed concrete floors, chrome globe lights, and a fleet of Bertoia chairs comprise a sleek backdrop for quirkier pieces like the marble-topped wooden tables from a Catholic school, snagged at a local flea market. The secret to the spare,

Eclectic Homes That Mix Tons of Different Materials

What's the secret to these homes' charm? A generous blend of varied surfaces, textures, and materials.
September 29, 2015
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8 Quirky Bathrooms

Bathrooms are some of the most private rooms of any home, so it's no surprise that they can be the most idiosyncratic and unique. Check out these 8 examples that definitely caught our eye!
September 29, 2015
modern fairhaven beach house blackbutt eucalyptus master bedroom

5 Bedrooms with Breathtaking Views of the Water

Greeting the day isn't such a challenge when your room gazes out over a magnificent body of water.
September 28, 2015
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7 Homes with Quirky Facades

If a house reflects its inhabitant's personality, then what better place to express yourself than the literal (and figurative) face of your home? These seven houses aren't afraid to stand out.
September 28, 2015
Prefab homes and greenery at 2015 Dwell on Design LA's Outdoor area.

Monogram Modern Home and the Best from Our 2015 DODLA Outdoor Area

Explore the plants, prefabs, and outdoor furniture at 2015 DODLA's Outdoor-themed area.
September 27, 2015