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  1. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: cao | perrot Studios & PRODUCTORA
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: cao | perrot Studios & PRODUCTORA

    Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the final lecture in a series featuring the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.05.13

  2. Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks
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    Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks

    We've reported on modern skate parks before, but rarely have we seen such a perfect marriage of skating and landscape design as the one embodied by the Finnish Janne Saario. Saario started skating...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.19.13

  3. “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

  4. Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde
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    Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde

    Noted architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) designed gorgeous, modern buildings and interiors in his now famous Art Nouveau style. What Van de Velde was to Art Nouveau architecture Walter...

    written by: Frances J. Folsom
    06.04.13

  5. Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week
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    Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week

    As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up five of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.01.13

  6. No Furniture Necessary: 5 Simple Entryways
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    No Furniture Necessary: 5 Simple Entryways

    As much as we love furniture, the idea of filling an active space with redundant pieces feels wasteful. These simple entryways rely on strong structure and dramatic details to add visual interest.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.15.13

  7. Brazilian Design 101
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    Brazilian Design 101

    Don’t know your Tonico from your Mole? Fear not, as today we offer a Cliffs Notes of basic Brazilian furniture design, including the top names associated with Brazil and the pieces they are known...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.19.13

  8. City Living: Five Affordable Family Apartments
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    City Living: Five Affordable Family Apartments

    An affordable city-living situation need not come to an end once children are in the picture; these five family apartments show how to make it work.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.21.13

  9. 7 Modern Stereo Setups
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    7 Modern Stereo Setups

    Is there such a thing as "home" without music? Whether it's classical or hip-hop, country-and-western shuffle or white-blazer soft-rock, it would sound fantastic coming out of one of these stylish...

    written by: William Lamb
    12.19.13

  10. 8 Modern Laundry Rooms
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    8 Modern Laundry Rooms

    Dirty laundry tends to pile up. Here are eight homes from Dwell's archives that use smart design to keep it from becoming an eyesore.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.07.14

  11. Porches We Love Around The World
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    Porches We Love Around The World

    As previously looked at in Porches Across America, Dwell takes a second glance at 7 flawless entryways around the world.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.14.13

  12. 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

  13. Curating with a Conscience
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    Curating with a Conscience

    Upon entering Small Scale Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement‚ the latest exhibition from MoMA's Architecture and Design department‚ the tone of the exhibition is...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.08.10

  14. 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

  15. 5 Outdoor Campers
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    5 Outdoor Campers

    With summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.07.13

  16. Getting Away from it All: 7 Remote Homes
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    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

  17. Designed by Tomas Kral
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    Designed by Tomas Kral

    Tomas Kral is a product designer based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Inspired by tradition and highly experimental with craftsmanship, the Slovakian-born designer infuses each project with unexpected...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.19.13

  18. Escape From New York
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    Escape From New York

    It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were thunderstruck. Triem had decided to practice architecture in the more...

    written by: Eric Lawlor
    photos by: Barbel Miebach
    01.16.09

  19. Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set
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    Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set

    Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic furnishings found in the 1960s classic Star Trek series. Today, the industrial...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.30.14

  20. Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
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    Venezuela's Eco Cabanas

    An architectural idealist, Kristofer Nonn answered an online job posting for an ecological builder in Venezuela. The result of his short tenure in the country is two elegantly simple housing shelters.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    08.18.09

  21. 6 Clever Room Dividers that Double as Storage Space
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    6 Clever Room Dividers that Double as Storage Space

    Partitioning small spaces may seem counterintuitive, but when combined with storage solutions, room dividers can make compact homes feel bigger and more multifunctional.

    06.10.14

  22. Modern Brooklyn Row House Renovation
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    Modern Brooklyn Row House Renovation

    A Brooklyn couple transforms a 150-year-old house into an elegant home for the future.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    05.15.14

  23. 7 Tiny Cabins We Love
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    7 Tiny Cabins We Love

    These off-the-grid retreats are bright, cozy and minimal, perfect for summer or winter getaways.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    06.09.14

  24. New Zealand Goes Modern Part Two
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    New Zealand Goes Modern Part Two

    From a remote and sustainable beach house, to a compact prefab vacation home, to an affordable hillside abode, we add three new stunning residences to our previously explored topic, New Zealand...

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.26.13

  25. Young Novice Architect Completes Solo Studio Renovation
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    Young Novice Architect Completes Solo Studio Renovation

    Matthew Preston Kimmel has quite a knack for architecture and design. At the mere age of fifteen, Kimmel decided to redesign and transform the third floor of his family’s Chicago home. Here, Dwell...

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.03.14

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