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  1. Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
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    Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient

    Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart, energy-efficient Toronto home designed for aging-in-place.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ben Rahn
    03.10.15

  2. Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks
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    Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks

    Living beside a park enhances more than property value. It exposes residents daily to a much needed dose of the outdoors. From nature preserves to a certain elevated park in New York, these are ten...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.09.15

  3. Houses with Distinctly Modern Additions
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    Houses with Distinctly Modern Additions

    A modern addition can save an older house from seeming stuck in the past.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.09.15

  4. An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated
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    An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated

    Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.

    written by: Emma Janzen
    03.09.15

  5. Life is Smooth Sailing on These Contemporary Houseboat and Nautical Homes
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    Life is Smooth Sailing on These Contemporary Houseboat and Nautical Homes

    Living on the water is a common, though rarely acted upon, fantasy. These five maritime homes navigated red tape and headaches to arrive on the shores of nautical bliss.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.09.15

  6. Designers and Dogs: A Modern Love Story
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    Designers and Dogs: A Modern Love Story

    Some designers do all they can to make man’s best friend feel right at home.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    03.09.15

  7. Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
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    Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building

    A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.09.15

  8. 10 Ways to Use Fiber-Cement Panels
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    10 Ways to Use Fiber-Cement Panels

    The versatile, hardy fiber-cement panel is a go-to finish for architects looking for durable, reliable, and flexible cladding—it's the ultimate modern material.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.09.15

  9. House of the Week: Dreamy Desert Getaway
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    House of the Week: Dreamy Desert Getaway

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.09.15

  10. Powder-Coated Perfection: Design Spotlight on Bend
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    Powder-Coated Perfection: Design Spotlight on Bend

    Founded in 2010, Bend is a design and manufacturing company that creates products for residential and public spaces. The company prides itself on bringing innovative and playful details into its...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    03.09.15

  11. Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
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    Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains

    Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    03.08.15

  12. Floating Prefab House Brings Smart Design to the Seattle Waterfront
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    Floating Prefab House Brings Smart Design to the Seattle Waterfront

    A prefabricated floating home drops anchor in the Pacific Northwest.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Steve Keating
    03.08.15

  13. The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job
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    The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job

    Before becoming one of the most influential modern designers, Charlotte Perriand couldn't get a job from Le Corbusier.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.08.15

  14. Can You Guess What This Incredible Storefront Is?
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    Can You Guess What This Incredible Storefront Is?

    A wedding salon for the modern bride.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Nicholas Calcott
    03.07.15

  15. Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
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    Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

    These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Richard Johnson
    03.07.15

  16. Renovation Near Sydney Opens Home Onto a Lush Garden
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    Renovation Near Sydney Opens Home Onto a Lush Garden

    A modern addition in Annandale strengthens a home's connection to the outdoors and enhances natural light.

    written by: David Rudin
    photos by: Brett Boardman
    03.07.15

  17. A Look at Modern Wallpaper
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    A Look at Modern Wallpaper

    From the graphic to the more subdued, here are a few of our favorite examples of wallpaper in the modern world.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.06.15

  18. Interesting Angled Ceilings
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    Interesting Angled Ceilings

    Angled ceilings make interiors feel more spacious, while adding an element of visual intrigue.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.06.15

  19. 7 Creative Ways to Use Statement Textiles at Home
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    7 Creative Ways to Use Statement Textiles at Home

    Vibrant upholstery, vintage carpets, and vivid curtains are some of the ways textiles can instill a distinctive personality into a space. One of the more easy-to-change items in a home—as compared...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.06.15

  20. Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award
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    Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award

    KANVA's innovative approach earns it a prestigious Canadian architectural honor.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.06.15

  21. DacorMatch Lets You Customize Your Oven Color in Literally Unlimited Ways
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    DacorMatch Lets You Customize Your Oven Color in Literally Unlimited Ways

    Custom colors extend to wall ovens courtesy of Dacor.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.06.15

  22. A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
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    A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time

    This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    03.06.15

  23. 6 Casual Outdoor Dining Spaces
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    6 Casual Outdoor Dining Spaces

    When the weather allows, these laid-back dining areas are the perfect spot for breakfast under the sun.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.06.15

  24. Bohemian Rhapsody: 5 Czech Homes We Love
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    Bohemian Rhapsody: 5 Czech Homes We Love

    Eschewing the utilitarianism of the communist era, a new generation of Czech architects are designing with style and sustainability in mind.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.06.15

  25. Top Picks from the Dwell Store Semi-Annual Sale
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    Top Picks from the Dwell Store Semi-Annual Sale

    It’s the perfect time to bring great design into your life. The Dwell Store is featuring reduced prices on amazing designs, including classic products from iconic brands. Each March and...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    03.06.15

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