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  1. A Storm-Resistant School Concept in the Philippines
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    A Storm-Resistant School Concept in the Philippines

    One studio's response to Typhoon Haiyan for a multi-purpose, storm-resistant school in an affected area of the Philippines.

    written by: Tim Hanrahan
    05.21.14

  2. Programming Highlights at Dwell on Design NY
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    Programming Highlights at Dwell on Design NY

    Join us through Saturday at 82Mercer for a full weekend of design programming at Dwell on Design NY. At the main stage and around the show floor, find interesting discussions and installations by...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.09.14

  3. Improving Lives Through Accessible Design
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    Improving Lives Through Accessible Design

    Industry leaders gather in Boston to brainstorm human-centric solutions.

    11.14.14

  4. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from John and Linda Meyers
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    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from John and Linda Meyers

    The duo behind web shop Wary Meyers, which features a collection of candles, soaps, and other home wares with a retro twist, share their gifting secrets.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.20.14

  5. Generations-Old Danish Wood Firm Dinesen Unveils Spiffy Copenhagen Showroom
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    Generations-Old Danish Wood Firm Dinesen Unveils Spiffy Copenhagen Showroom

    Dinesen, a family-owned Danish wood brand founded in 1898, recently unveiled a new Copenhagen showroom designed by Danish studio OeO. We toured the space and chatted with owner Thomas Dinesen and...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.10.14

  6. 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

  7. 8 Material-Rich Bathrooms
    Rooms We Love

    8 Material-Rich Bathrooms

    These luxurious bathrooms showcase striking materials, from textured marble to copper penny.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.13.15

  8. Building Modern Schools in New York City
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    Building Modern Schools in New York City

    Architect Gavin Macrae-Gibson has designed dozens of educational spaces in New York City, from a renovation of the New York Public Library's Astor Hall entrance to PS 313, a new school in Sunnyside...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.15.15

  9. A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living
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    A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living

    In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.22.15

  10. You'll Never Want to Eat out Again with These Savvy Dining Accessories
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    You'll Never Want to Eat out Again with These Savvy Dining Accessories

    This Valentine’s Day, avoid the hassle of dinner reservations and battling crowds out on the town. Celebrate with an intimate dinner at home, featuring elegant tableware designs, classic...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    01.28.15

  11. Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables
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    Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

    Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  12. 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

  13. Beloved Midcentury Houses Examined After Decades of Wear and Tear
    Houses We Love

    Beloved Midcentury Houses Examined After Decades of Wear and Tear

    A new book looks at the evolution and adaptation of iconic midcentury modern houses in New Canaan, Connecticut.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    photos by: Michael Biondo
    03.11.15

  14. 8 Dazzling Double-Height Spaces
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    8 Dazzling Double-Height Spaces

    A double-height space can really open a house up, as seen in these examples from Dwell's archives.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.03.15

  15. 7 Groundbreaking Landscape Designs
    Outdoor

    7 Groundbreaking Landscape Designs

    From an overgrown monolith to a modern-day hanging garden, these yards, gardens, and installations represent the future of an ancient tradition.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.22.15

  16. 7 Open-Plan Renovations
    Renovation

    7 Open-Plan Renovations

    When existing homes contain awkward and cramped room arrangements, knocking down walls to create more open floor plans can work wonders.

    06.19.14

  17. 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

  18. Architects Share the Story Behind Their Modern Staircase Design
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    Architects Share the Story Behind Their Modern Staircase Design

    The cover of our May 2015 issue featured a stunning staircase on a single stringer. Architecture firm Gray Organschi has integrated similar custom staircases into several residences, and here,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.08.15

  19. A Vertical Walkway in Mexico Becomes a Leisurely Public Space
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    A Vertical Walkway in Mexico Becomes a Leisurely Public Space

    At a housing development in Mexico City, the architecture firm Ludens designed a vibrant outdoor area perfect for idling and absorbing views of the city. For more public space makeovers, check out...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.08.15

  20. 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

  21. 7 Tips for Planting a Green Roof
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    7 Tips for Planting a Green Roof

    Quit daydreaming about owning a rooftop garden and get down to brass tacks. These seven green roofing tips will provide all the inspiration you need.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.04.15

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Rill Architects' Retreat in the Woods
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    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

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