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  1. 5 Modern Apartments in Paris
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    5 Modern Apartments in Paris

    It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.08.13

  2. 7 Cozy Cottages
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    7 Cozy Cottages

    With fall upon us and a distinct nip in the air, there is no better time to snuggle up by the fire in a rustic—but still very modern—cottage. Here are seven that will help you throw out your old...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.10.13

  3. 7 Modern Homes in Texas
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    7 Modern Homes in Texas

    Despite its “everything’s bigger” credo, Texas is a hotbed for reasonably sized—small even—buildings. To follow, seven homes that show the Lone Star state’s modern side.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.11.13

  4. Incredible Island Houses Part Two
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    Incredible Island Houses Part Two

    Part 2 of our journey to cool houses on the islands of the world takes us to places both expected (Hawaii) and unexpected (a tiny, sunny island off Southern California; a snowy one off the coast of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.13.13

  5. 6 Modern Lakeside Homes
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    6 Modern Lakeside Homes

    They may range from humble wood cabins to contemporary architectural masterpieces, but the following 6 houses have one thing in common: each beautifully complements its lakeside setting.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.23.13

  6. 7 Modern Homes in London
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    7 Modern Homes in London

    Amid its brick-clad row houses, London boasts some seriously modern architecture. Here are seven examples from the pages of Dwell.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.25.13

  7. A Suspended Home Extension in Australia
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    A Suspended Home Extension in Australia

    Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Lennox Head in New South Wales, Chris Knapp, a working architect at Built-Environment Practice, designed a suspended slab-concrete addition to a private...

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.15.13

  8. 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

  9. High on a Hill: San Francisco Homes
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    High on a Hill: San Francisco Homes

    San Francisco is Dwell’s birthplace, so it’s no surprise that we have featured many fantastic modern homes from the city by the bay. See some from our archives!

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.28.14

  10. Let It Shine: 7 Elegant Clerestory Windows
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    Let It Shine: 7 Elegant Clerestory Windows

    Clerestory windows have been around since the time of the ancient Egyptians, and there's a reason for their staying power. By drawing sunlight from high spaces, clerestory windows help bathe a room...

    written by: William Lamb
    01.01.14

  11. How to: Designing for Warm Weather
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    How to: Designing for Warm Weather

    A layout, strategic window placement, and bright colors can help keep things cool and connected to the outdoors.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.17.14

  12. 8 Modern East Bay Getaways
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    8 Modern East Bay Getaways

    Located just across the water from San Francisco, the East Bay—including the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, and Emeryville—is a much sunnier, spacious counterpart to its foggy sister city. Here are 8...

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.09.14

  13. A Look Inside 7 Venice Beach Homes
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    A Look Inside 7 Venice Beach Homes

    Often, the interiors of houses in Venice, California, are as free-spirited as the exteriors. Here are 7 from our archives that will remind you to embrace your inner bohemian.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.02.13

  14. Modern Homes in Mexico
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    Modern Homes in Mexico

    In honor of our just having landed at Design Week Mexico, Dwell presents a few of our favorite modern houses in the country.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.18.13

  15. Secretly Modern: Low-Profile Houses
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    Secretly Modern: Low-Profile Houses

    It can be tough fitting in, but these clever, unobtrusive homes manage to fit a dose of modernism into the nooks and crannies left over from piecemeal urban expansion, or by gently settling into...

    written by: Brian Bruegge
    03.31.14

  16. Incredible Island Houses Part One
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    Incredible Island Houses Part One

    Islands provide their inhabitants with a sense of peace, and their architects with a set of real challenges, from rough topography to sites reachable only by boat. See how the two merge beautifully...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.12.13

  17. 7 Modern Homes in France
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    7 Modern Homes in France

    Vive la France! Take a desktop tour of the best in contemporary French architecture and interior design with a stroll through the Dwell archives.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.14.14

  18. Glass Prefab Cabin is Ultimate Outdoor Getaway
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    Glass Prefab Cabin is Ultimate Outdoor Getaway

    Glass walls and a slide-away wall connect this rural escape with the outdoors.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.02.14

  19. 6 Modern Lakeside Homes
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    6 Modern Lakeside Homes

    From a modernist icon to a New Jersey prefab, these six projects show that a body of water does a structure good.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.17.14

  20. Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
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    Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

    Giant windows are the best way to take in a landscape. These homes soak up their surroundings with floor-to-ceiling glass.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.31.14

  21. 8 Ways to Use Steel
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    8 Ways to Use Steel

    Homeowners may shy away from steel, often found in skyscrapers, for its cold, minimal reputation. From facades to garden walls, these projects show that the material can be just as inviting as its...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.03.14

  22. Facade Focus: 5 Stucco Homes
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    Facade Focus: 5 Stucco Homes

    Stucco is an environmentally sensitive facade choice that helps naturally insulate a home. These modern houses put the material to good use.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.14.14

  23. A Stair to Remember: 7 Ingenious Staircase Ideas
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    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

  24. House of the Week: Brilliant Attic Renovation
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    House of the Week: Brilliant Attic Renovation

    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
    01.12.15

  25. 10 Inventive Brooklyn Houses We Love
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    10 Inventive Brooklyn Houses We Love

    The most populous of New York City's boroughs, and the second largest in area, Brooklyn has no shortage of inventive residential designs. And we're not just talking about the garden-variety exposed...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.27.15

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