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  1. Top Ten Green Projects of 2012
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    Top Ten Green Projects of 2012

    On April 19th, AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the COTE Top Ten Green Project Awards: their selection of the most sustainable buildings across the country. COTE advocates...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.02.12

  2. Second Floor Living
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    Second Floor Living

    Whether it’s a first apartment or a penthouse in the sky, these notoriously small spaces can house big style. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite fancy flats.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.06.13

  3. Get This Room: Romantic Modern Design
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    Get This Room: Romantic Modern Design

    We rounded up the essentials in this moody San Francisco living room so you can recreate the look in your home.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    05.16.13

  4. 7 Sustainable Homes Worth Sharing
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    7 Sustainable Homes Worth Sharing

    We see a lot of “green” architecture in the Dwell office, but these seven homes don’t just borrow the buzzword, they push boundaries and challenge the idea of what sustainability really means in...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.13.13

  5. 5 Modern Metal Clad Homes
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    5 Modern Metal Clad Homes

    Whether polished to a high-shine or left untreated to patina, metal facades are a modern must.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.25.13

  6. Women to Know in Design Part One
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    Women to Know in Design Part One

    Good work speaks for itself, but it would be remiss to ignore these movers and shakers in the design scene.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.01.13

  7. Women to Know in Design Part Four
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    Women to Know in Design Part Four

    Ceramics, play structures, and textiles, and more are generated by this group of fun-loving designers. Check out Part One, Part Two, and Part Three here.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.05.13

  8. Women to Know in Design Part Five
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    Women to Know in Design Part Five

    Our fifth installment of women to know in design focuses on the up-and-coming designers you need to know now, and five years from now. Check out Part One, Two, Three, and Four here.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.09.13

  9. Five Fantastic Family Homes
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    Five Fantastic Family Homes

    At Dwell, we are strong proponents of maintaining good, adaptable design in a way fits a growing family’s needs; here are five homes that fit the bill.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.12.13

  10. Behind the Scenes: Making a Bocci 19 Series
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    Behind the Scenes: Making a Bocci 19 Series

    In Dwell’s September issue, Omer Arbel, the creative director of Canadian design company Bocci, invited us into his home and took us on a tour of the foundry where the Bocci 19 series is made, see...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: José Mandojana
    07.23.13

  11. Holy House: Churches in Modern Design
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    Holy House: Churches in Modern Design

    Churches are among some of the most breathtaking works of architecture, but they need not be reserved for congregations only.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.26.13

  12. Modern Architecture for Rent
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    Modern Architecture for Rent

    Back in 2009, we shared Living Architecture, a new venture that would to provide great architecture to everyone. Four years later we show the finished product.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.08.13

  13. 5 Home Design Solutions in Japan
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    5 Home Design Solutions in Japan

    These five homes in Japan solve a variety of problems, whether it’s a lack of square footage, privacy, or lighting.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.09.13

  14. 5 Casual Dining Rooms
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    5 Casual Dining Rooms

    A dining room doesn’t have to stay behind closed doors and for most, an extremely formal space isn’t only unnecessary, it is uncomfortable. Here, we present five casual dining rooms with a year...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.12.13

  15. No Furniture Necessary: 5 Simple Entryways
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    No Furniture Necessary: 5 Simple Entryways

    As much as we love furniture, the idea of filling an active space with redundant pieces feels wasteful. These simple entryways rely on strong structure and dramatic details to add visual interest.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.15.13

  16. City Living: Five Affordable Family Apartments
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    City Living: Five Affordable Family Apartments

    An affordable city-living situation need not come to an end once children are in the picture; these five family apartments show how to make it work.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.21.13

  17. Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two
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    Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two

    Off the Grid, a recurring feature in the Dwell issues, highlights amazing environmentally-friendly homes. See part one here.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.29.13

  18. Big Moves for Small Spaces
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    Big Moves for Small Spaces

    One grand gesture is all it takes for a small space to make maximum impact, whether its high-powered wallpaper, a splurge-worthy piece of furniture, or a gutsy paint job, we share our favorite bold...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.20.13

  19. Colorado Cool: 7 Mile-High Modern Spaces
    Houses We Love

    Colorado Cool: 7 Mile-High Modern Spaces

    Amidst the epic national parks and famous ski-resorts, modern architecture abounds in the Centennial state.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.22.13

  20. 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

  21. Modern Architecture in Austria
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    Modern Architecture in Austria

    Sleek hotels and snowy cabins abound in the small European country once known as the cradle of culture.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    12.05.13

  22. Curated Collections
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    Curated Collections

    A collection need not create clutter and stress; these five homes turn a hobby into a design signature.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    12.18.13

  23. Architecture Across Iceland, Scotland, and Ireland
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    Architecture Across Iceland, Scotland, and Ireland

    It is far too easy to stick with England in terms of exciting modern architecture, but you would be remiss to skip the fantastic buildings to be found farther north.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.10.14

  24. Polished Off: 4 Modern Residences in Poland
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    Polished Off: 4 Modern Residences in Poland

    Innovative residences in Poland prove that the only way to go is east.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.16.14

  25. Five Innovative Infill Homes
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    Five Innovative Infill Homes

    As city populations grow, we continue to squeeze the most out of every square foot in our living spaces. These five infill homes manage to slip through the cracks.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.28.14

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