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  1. Pacific Heights Remodel
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    Pacific Heights Remodel

    In the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, what started off as a decorating job turned into a full-blown renovation for Nicole Hollis, founder of Nicole Hollis Interior Design. "...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.24.09

  2. All in the Family
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    All in the Family

    Young architects often design homes for their parents. But for Toronto's Julia Knezic, it was an especially intimate job: her mom Susan Farkas's new house is next to her own. When the property...

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Sean Galbraith
    08.06.12

  3. How to: The Ikea Kitchen Cabinet
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    How to: The Ikea Kitchen Cabinet

    In 2009, Dwell reported on the Ikea kitchen cabinet phenomenon, and five years later it is still going strong. From off-the-rack to custom, these kitchens use them best.

    04.23.14

  4. Glass House with Stunning Pacific Ocean Views
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    Glass House with Stunning Pacific Ocean Views

    Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    09.16.14

  5. Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
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    Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home

    In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of color and texture.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    photos by: Joe Fletcher
    01.01.15

  6. This Kansas City Home Looks Like Its Neighbors, But Reveals a Truly Modern Sensibility
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    This Kansas City Home Looks Like Its Neighbors, But Reveals a Truly Modern Sensibility

    Drawing on family lore and the vernacular of a venerable neighborhood, an architect creates a comfortable, adaptable home for his family.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    photos by: Mike Sinclair
    03.14.15

  7. Midcentury Gem in Canada Saved from the Wrecking Ball
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    Midcentury Gem in Canada Saved from the Wrecking Ball

    A 1940s lake house was given new life and an open-plan update thanks to architect Alain Carle.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    05.09.15

  8. This Spacious Home in a Former Warehouse is Part Art Gallery
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    This Spacious Home in a Former Warehouse is Part Art Gallery

    A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.

    written by: Sam Eichblatt
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    05.28.15

  9. The Farm by Cindy Rendely
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    The Farm by Cindy Rendely

    Draw a barn. Now look at the shape. It almost certainly features a triangular roof. When a Canadian couple approached Cindy Rendely to design a home for them in the Ontario countryside, however, it...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Tom Arban
    05.09.11

  10. Colorful Remodel in Los Angeles
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    Colorful Remodel in Los Angeles

    How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark and beleaguered mid-century house into a family home for...

    written by: Sarah Amelar
    photos by: Lisa Romerein
    07.19.12

  11. An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
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    An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City

    An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.

    written by: William Lamb
    06.03.14

  12. Bright Renovation of a 1970s Home
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    Bright Renovation of a 1970s Home

    Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible. So when Austrian architect Mary Ann Schicketanz decided to leave rural Big Sur, where she had...

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    08.13.14

  13. Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics
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    Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics

    Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Christopher Wahl
    10.30.14

  14. L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)
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    L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)

    A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    12.31.14

  15. Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside
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    Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside

    An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: Grant Harder
    01.22.15

  16. In Montreal, a Modern Addition Captures Views of the Horizon
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    In Montreal, a Modern Addition Captures Views of the Horizon

    A young firm updates a midcentury house with a contemporary two-story expansion.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.25.15

  17. The Residents of This Tiny Floating Home Can Dive Into the Water Two Feet from Bed
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    The Residents of This Tiny Floating Home Can Dive Into the Water Two Feet from Bed

    After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    photos by: Anders Hviid
    06.14.15

  18. Family Matters
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    Family Matters

    The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.

    written by: Lydia Lee
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    07.18.11

  19. Pitched-Roof Family Home on an Amsterdam Canal
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    Pitched-Roof Family Home on an Amsterdam Canal

    A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Tim Van de Velde
    10.23.14

  20. Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
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    Angular Modern Beach House in Florida

    Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna Maria Island, Florida.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.19.13

  21. Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal
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    Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal

    A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.

    written by: Rose Maura Lorre
    01.29.15

  22. Israel's Heavy Light House
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    Israel's Heavy Light House

    Everything about this vacation home is little crazy. For starters, there’s the location. It’s in Israel. In northern Galilee. On the border with Lebanon.

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    03.10.11

  23. Green Living in Barcelona
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    Green Living in Barcelona

    For some, living “green” is all about making a statement. But for Petz Scholtus, it boils down to common sense. The eco-designer was raised on a farm in Luxembourg, and she’s...

    04.11.11

  24. Tunnel Vision
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    Tunnel Vision

    To maximize every square inch in this Manhattan apartment, LOT-EK knocked down walls, added dozens of recycled doors, and built in a bevy of secret compartments.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Nicholas Calcott
    11.05.11

  25. Thriving Micro-Living Model
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    Thriving Micro-Living Model

    A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Ye Rin Mok
    07.22.14

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