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  1. A Weekend Retreat in the Forest
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    A Weekend Retreat in the Forest

    Built on a challenging hillside site and tucked behind a thicket of trees, the Bridgman, Michigan, house designed by Scott Rappe provides a modern weekend retreat for a Chicago couple.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.21.13

  2. Six Stairs to Savor
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    Six Stairs to Savor

    When getting from here to there, the journey is just as important as the destination. We hope that's true for interior spaces as well as lifechanging travel experiences, and with that in mind, we...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.13

  3. 8 Libraries We Love
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    8 Libraries We Love

    Who says libraries must be dusty, solemn affairs? Libraries of today can be big, small, architecturally-placed, temporary, or hidden away behind a rolling track door. Here we've rounded up a few...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.13

  4. A Look at Reading Nooks
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    A Look at Reading Nooks

    Building on the 8 Libraries We Love post, here are six reading nooks crafted for the modern bibliophile.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.05.13

  5. Modern Australian Bungalow with a Victorian Ash Facade
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    Modern Australian Bungalow with a Victorian Ash Facade

    To shield an addition and new courtyard for a bungalow in greater Melbourne, architect Anthony Clarke fitted its facade with strips of rough-sawn Victorian ash.

    photos by: Peter Bennetts
    04.10.13

  6. Facade Focus: Charred Cedar
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    Facade Focus: Charred Cedar

    Siding is a pretty dull subject—unless you're talking about charred cedar cladding, which makes our hearts go pitter-patter. It's beautiful to look at and practical, too—the ancient Japanese...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.22.13

  7. 7 Clever Under-Stair Storage Solutions
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    7 Clever Under-Stair Storage Solutions

    When every square foot of storage counts, consider the little-used and often-overlooked spaces underneath staircases.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.03.13

  8. 4 Amazing Spaces for Outdoor Entertaining
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    4 Amazing Spaces for Outdoor Entertaining

    When summer weather hits, there's nothing like a little outdoor entertaining. Here, we take a look at four homes with perfect spaces for open air gatherings.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    07.03.13

  9. Modern Hallway Designs We Love Part One
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    Modern Hallway Designs We Love Part One

    In this four-part series, we explore modern hallway designs from Asia to North America sourced from the Dwell archives.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.06.13

  10. 5 Modern Sun Screens
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    5 Modern Sun Screens

    Brise soleil—architectural devices that shade structures from sunlight—offer sculptural flourishes and passively cool buildings. We examine five examples from the Dwell archive.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.09.13

  11. Modern Hallway Designs Part Three
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    Modern Hallway Designs Part Three

    In this four-part series, explore modern hallway designs from Asia to North America sourced from the Dwell archives. Click here to view Part One and Two!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.28.13

  12. 7 Rusted Metal Facades
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    7 Rusted Metal Facades

    The metal exteriors of these buildings range from lightly oxidized to coated in rich red layers of rust.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.28.13

  13. Traditional on the Outside, Modern in the Inside: 6 Homes We Love
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    Traditional on the Outside, Modern in the Inside: 6 Homes We Love

    These six homes are contemporary gems in disguise: traditional on the outside, but strikingly modern within.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    08.09.13

  14. 6 Striking Modern Home Facades
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    6 Striking Modern Home Facades

    While the saying, "It's what's inside that counts" certainly rings true, the exterior matters just as much with these six homes garbed with striking facades.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.13.13

  15. 6 Striking Modern Home Facades Part Two
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    6 Striking Modern Home Facades Part Two

    While the saying, "It's what's inside that counts" certainly rings true, the exterior matters just as much with these six homes garbed with striking facades. See Part One here.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.18.13

  16. Modern Phoenix: 5 Houses We Love in Arizona
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    Modern Phoenix: 5 Houses We Love in Arizona

    “The uniqueness of the horizon and the desert light encouraged everybody to try something different,” says architect Will Bruder of Phoenix, Arizona, his adopted hometown. With that in mind, we...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.19.13

  17. 7 Beautiful Balconies
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    7 Beautiful Balconies

    A place to catch morning rays or a bit of fresh air, balconies often become favorite spaces in modern homes. Click through the slideshow for a look at seven designs from the Dwell archive.

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.05.13

  18. Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington
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    Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington

    For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a pair of retiring Scottish UCSB professors who wanted a home that...

    written by: Julia Ingalls
    09.04.13

  19. 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

  20. 6 Modern Car Garages We Love
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    6 Modern Car Garages We Love

    The ability to mass produce automobiles made garages a staple in mid-century design. From the Chicago suburbs to rural Montana, here are seven modernizations on this home necessity.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.20.13

  21. Live-Play Spaces at Home
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    Live-Play Spaces at Home

    In the digital era, we love innovative live-work areas, but we will always champion playing at home, whether it’s a perfectly placed pool, oversized chalkboard wall, or the ultimate pair of bunk beds.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    12.02.13

  22. 10 Modern Rear Facades
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    10 Modern Rear Facades

    While curb appeal may get all the fan fair we think great architecture deserves kudos from all angles. Here, we've gathered 10 homes from the Dwell archives that pay as much attention to the design...

    written by: Jami Smith
    12.09.13

  23. 5 Daring Hillside Homes
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    5 Daring Hillside Homes

    Clinging to their precarious sloping lots, these houses rise to challenging building sites.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.11.13

  24. 8 Great Modern Garages
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    8 Great Modern Garages

    As the following spaces show, a garage can be much more than a place to hide your stuff. Celebrate the unsung space with 8 we love from our pages.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.11.13

  25. 7 Great Atriums
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    7 Great Atriums

    Create outdoor-like spaces—functional all year round and even in chilly climates—with the help of the mighty atrium, a transparent extension of the home.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.04.14

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