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  1. The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago
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    The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago

    After the Great Fire of 1871 leveled Chicago, the "Windy City" took the opportunity to reinvent itself, setting off a campaign of reconstruction that saw the city welcome some of the biggest names...

    03.16.13

  2. Lukas Scherrer's Custom Bassinet
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    Lukas Scherrer's Custom Bassinet

    I'm always a fan of good DIY design, but Lukas Scherrer, the mastermind behind the San Francisco industrial design firm Shibuleru, has taken it to a new level. Check out this incredible...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.19.12

  3. Decked Out
    House Tours

    Decked Out

    It's our humble opinion that summers are best spent reclining on a warm sunny deck with a refreshing beverage in hand and a cool breeze blowing. In honor of this seasonal ritual, here are seven...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.01.12

  4. Cheap and Chic: 3 Creative Interiors Featuring OSB
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    Cheap and Chic: 3 Creative Interiors Featuring OSB

    These three interiors make oriented strand board (OSB), a cheap material made of wood fragments, look luxe. For more examples of humble materials used in a high-end way, see our post on plywood in...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.08.13

  5. 11 Creative Uses for Ladders
    Houses We Love

    11 Creative Uses for Ladders

    As we prepare for our November issue, which is all about small spaces, we’re thinking small, and that often means creative use of otherwise wasted space above the main floor. Getting to these...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.08.13

  6. 7 Cool Kitchen Sinks
    Renovation

    7 Cool Kitchen Sinks

    Looking to update your kitchen sink? Here are 7 from a broad spectrum of Dwell renovations that will have you thinking beyond stainless steel (although we included a couple of those, too, for good...

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.07.13

  7. 8 Great Earth Homes
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    8 Great Earth Homes

    Harnessing the power of dirt, sand, soil, and earth, these projects prove that modern houses are not just made of glass and steel.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.31.13

  8. 5 Creative Approaches to Slatted Wooden Screening
    Finishing Touch

    5 Creative Approaches to Slatted Wooden Screening

    In the right hands, wooden slatted screens can become a high-design—as well as highly practical—accent in architecture, creating interest inside and outside the home.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.13.13

  9. 7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard
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    7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard

    What better way to celebrate the springtime than to build a pop-up retreat in your own backyard? Here are a few ideas to get you started.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.02.15

  10. Ahead of Its Class
    House Tours

    Ahead of Its Class

    “How do you make a piece of architecture about architecture?” Mack Scogin asks. “That’s a heavy-duty objective.” Nevertheless, his firm, Mack Scogin Merrill Elam...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Ian Allen
    04.06.11

  11. Hecho in Mexico City
    City Guide

    Hecho in Mexico City

    Gallery owner Hilario Galguera escorts us through Mexico City, walking the line of life and death, problem and promise.

    written by: Eviana Hartman
    photos by: Livia Corona
    02.26.09

  12. A Look at Bathrooms
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    A Look at Bathrooms

    We combed through our archives to present this pictorial ode to one of the most high-traffic spaces in the house—the bathroom.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.25.13

  13. Seattle, Part Two
    Travel Reports

    Seattle, Part Two

    Earlier this week, I headed to Seattle to report a story for an upcoming issue and to run around town to find the best food, furnishings, and other local favorites. Part one of my trip was...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.28.10

  14. “Spoons” Mural at March in San Francisco
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    “Spoons” Mural at March in San Francisco

    Homewares and kitchen supply store March, in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, will display Joshua Vogel’s “Spoons” Mural beginning June 6.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.28.13

  15. Getting Away from it All: 7 Remote Homes
    Houses We Love

    Getting Away from it All: 7 Remote Homes

    Freed from the constraints of urban architecture, these homes luxuriate in their far away locales.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.02.14

  16. A Stair to Remember: 7 Ingenious Staircase Ideas
    Houses We Love

    A Stair to Remember: 7 Ingenious Staircase Ideas

    The clever architects who designed these seven homes spared no expense in the staircases, incorporating hidden storage, rolling bar carts, and even an office nook into the under-utilized spaces...

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.23.14

  17. New Porsche Cayenne Editions Promise Greater Efficiency Without Compromising Performance
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    New Porsche Cayenne Editions Promise Greater Efficiency Without Compromising Performance

    Marrying sustainable features with trim craftsmanship, the new Cayenne editions are Porsche's smartest generation yet. Click through the slideshow to see how modern auto-manufacturers are matching...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.27.15

  18. 5 Spaces with Whitewashed Brick Walls
    House Tours

    5 Spaces with Whitewashed Brick Walls

    Take it from these spaces, a few coats of white paint on brick walls can turn an industrial environment into a luminous one without losing texture.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.03.15

  19. 8 Surprisingly Colorful Bathrooms
    Rooms We Love

    8 Surprisingly Colorful Bathrooms

    These bathrooms forgo neutral-only palettes in favor of something a little more splashy.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.16.15

  20. 7 Breathtaking Glass Homes with a View
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    7 Breathtaking Glass Homes with a View

    A wide expanse of glass is a classic hallmark of modern architecture, and with good reason: Walls and windows that blur the boundaries of indoor and outdoor spaces by employing glass create...

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.04.13

  21. 6 Modern Cantilevered Homes
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    6 Modern Cantilevered Homes

    Cantilevering is a frequent and defining feature of modernist architecture, perhaps most famously exemplified by Frank Lloyd Wright's 1935 masterpiece, Fallingwater. The following examples of homes...

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.07.13

  22. Best Houses in New England
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    Best Houses in New England

    As the Northeast braces for one of the worst storms in memory, we can't help but remember (and hope for the best for) all the fantastic houses we've featured in New England. Designed for hard...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.08.13

  23. Rill Architects' Retreat in the Woods
    House Tours

    Rill Architects' Retreat in the Woods

    "Simple forms and natural materials were key to the design of this home," says Jim Rill, principal of Rill Architects who, along with project manager James Murray, designed a home that draws...

    photos by: James Ray Spahn
    03.14.13

  24. A Coastal Summer Home in Denmark
    House Tours

    A Coastal Summer Home in Denmark

    For his family’s summerhouse in North Zealand, Denmark, a resourceful architect goes full tilt with native wood and playful geometries.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Karina Tengberg
    04.02.13

  25. Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca
    House Tours

    Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca

    When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their own, they enlisted architect Ana Escalante to realize their vision....

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.01.13

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