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  1. 'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet
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    'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet

    Mesh and wireframe structures might typically be reserved for the architectural design realm, but Dutch designer Maria Blaisse aims to expand the rules of textiles and flexible materials with her...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    09.06.12

  2. Architects' Homes for their Parents
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    Architects' Homes for their Parents

    It comes at no surprise that some of the most famous architects' early commissions were for their parents. Who better to encourage their experimental ideas? How better to repay years of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.19.12

  3. Material Focus: Straw Bales
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    Material Focus: Straw Bales

    When it comes to ecologically minded building materials, straw bales are among the kindest (they involve repurposing waste material from the grain growing industry). And lest you fear the outcome...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.10.12

  4. Romancing the Stone
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    Romancing the Stone

    From the warm tone of travertine to the pitch black of Indian granite to the industrial edge of gabions, natural stone products lend a lot to the tactility and mood of a structure.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.19.12

  5. Visiting the Parrish Art Museum
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    Visiting the Parrish Art Museum

    In our October Modern Across America issue, we previewed the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum, designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron with interiors by Konstantin Grcic. Last week, we had...

    written by: Maggie Nolin
    11.15.12

  6. Philippe Starck in the Philippines
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    Philippe Starck in the Philippines

    What do you get when you take a French designer and a British real estate guru and give them a piece of land in a booming residential pocket of Manila, the Philippines? A glassy, 56-story...

    written by: Emily Nonko
    11.16.12

  7. 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

  8. '9 + 1 Ways of Being Political' Exhibition at MoMA
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    '9 + 1 Ways of Being Political' Exhibition at MoMA

    Spanning utopian works from the 1960s to a performance piece examining present-day domestic spaces, the exhibition 9 + 1 Ways of Being Political: 50 years of Political Stances in Architecture and...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.06.13

  9. Hélène Binet's Composing Space
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    Hélène Binet's Composing Space

    If photography is painting with light, few make better canvases of buildings than Hélène Binet. The photographer has been documenting the world's most important structures for 25 years, and in late...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Hélène Binet
    02.07.13

  10. Modern in the City of Roses
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    Modern in the City of Roses

    Portland—the city where young people go to retire, home of Stumptown Coffee Roasters, and filming location of that one show. We present four modern homes located in one of the friendliest cities...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.07.13

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. County Government Votes to Save Rudolph's Modernist Hallmark
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    County Government Votes to Save Rudolph's Modernist Hallmark

    Good news for fans of Brutalism, poured-concrete construction, Paul Rudolph, and/or rabble-rousing against local bureaucracies. After more than a year of debate, the powers that be in Goshen, New...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Chris Mottalini
    02.12.13

  14. Loud & Clear: The 2013 Emerging Voices
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    Loud & Clear: The 2013 Emerging Voices

    Last week the Architectural League of New York announced the winners of its annual Emerging Voices program. Each year the League awards talent that displays a unique design voice with strong...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.12.13

  15. 10 Modern Gables
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    10 Modern Gables

    You'll never tear us away from the flat-roof modernism so prevalent in Dwell's pages over the last 12 years; nor would we try to eschew touting the glory of mid-century housing typologies. That...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.15.13

  16. Our Favorite Homes in Canada
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    Our Favorite Homes in Canada

    We've been rounding up our favorite homes region by region (check out our picks for New England) and today we turn our attention to our neighbors in the great white north. We frequently hop over...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.19.13

  17. Beaux Meets New
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    Beaux Meets New

    The St. Louis Art Museum has announced the June 29th opening of its recently completed expansion, the East Building. The walls are up, the lights are on, and all that remains to be done is the...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.28.13

  18. Mirror Mirror
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    Mirror Mirror

    Since September 2012, Greek designer Panos Papanagiotou has been documenting angular architecture buildings and structures on his aptly-titled Tumblr, Mirrors. Via the iPhone, Papanagiotou shoots...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.28.13

  19. Don't Mess with Modern
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    Don't Mess with Modern

    Austin, Texas: Home to food trucks, live music, the first Whole Foods, and annual stomping grounds for the tech set, Austin also happens to have a kicking modern architecture scene. Take a look at...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.04.13

  20. Best Houses in Los Angeles
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    Best Houses in Los Angeles

    No other city in America has meant more to the development of modern residential design than Los Angeles. An adventurous population, a phalanx of great architects at mid-century and today, and a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.04.13

  21. Architect Peter Cohen's Floor Plans
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    Architect Peter Cohen's Floor Plans

    In addition to the wonderful letters architect Peter Cohen sent to Editor Aaron Britt while he was working on a feature story on his home, Maison Amtrak, he also sent in drawings of the four other...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.24.09

  22. David Zwirner Gallery's Expansion in Chelsea, New York
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    David Zwirner Gallery's Expansion in Chelsea, New York

    When the David Zwirner gallery decided to expand their Chelsea presence, they turned to a familiar face. Architect Annabelle Selldorf had completed the renovation of both their 19th street location...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.13.13

  23. 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

  24. Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
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    Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture

    Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are finally waking up to the glories of modernist landscape architecture.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    03.15.13

  25. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group

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

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.18.13

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