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  1. 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

  2. Cantilevered Playroom Defines This Family-Friendly Sydney House
    Houses We Love

    Cantilevered Playroom Defines This Family-Friendly Sydney House

    A cantilevered rec room is central to this family home in Sydney by Australian architects Bennett and Trimble.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    03.05.15

  3. 5 Unbelievably Green Housing Developments
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    5 Unbelievably Green Housing Developments

    These five sustainable housing developments show that the most sensible way to go green is to go together.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.05.15

  4. 7 Tips for Planting a Green Roof
    How To

    7 Tips for Planting a Green Roof

    Quit daydreaming about owning a rooftop garden and get down to brass tacks. These seven green roofing tips will provide all the inspiration you need.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.04.15

  5. 6 Teensy Tiny Dwellings
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    6 Teensy Tiny Dwellings

    By "tiny," we don't mean cramped cottages or starter apartments. We mean houses the size of parking spots. These six dwellings are on the cutting-edge of the micro-housing movement.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.03.15

  6. Modernist Building in Los Angeles' Koreatown is Redesigned as The Line Hotel
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    Modernist Building in Los Angeles' Koreatown is Redesigned as The Line Hotel

    What happens when a group of creative thinkers, such as Los Angeles-based designer (and Dwell on Design L.A. speaker) Sean Knibb, chef and restaurateur Roy Choi, hotelier Andrew Zobler of Sydell...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.27.15

  7. 7 Resorts Off the Beaten Path
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    7 Resorts Off the Beaten Path

    For modern adventurers, we submit seven remote resorts where you can truly escape it all.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.25.15

  8. A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design
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    A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design

    The $140 million museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an impressive feat of concrete, glass, and steel.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.21.15

  9. Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables
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    Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

    Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  10. 7 Modern Dwellings South of the Mason-Dixon
    Houses We Love

    7 Modern Dwellings South of the Mason-Dixon

    Known for its down-home rusticity, the American South is also home to some impressively modern residences. Here are a few of our favorites.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.18.15

  11. 8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs
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    8 Cutting-Edge New Prefabs

    From the world's first carbon-positive prefab to hurricane-proof homes, there have been some exciting breakthroughs in modular housing recently. This primer ought to catch you up on the latest.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.17.15

  12. Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot
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    Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot

    Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.

    written by: Valerie Easton
    photos by: Rafael Soldi
    02.15.15

  13. Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
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    Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop

    AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro. Here's Dwell's take on the one-of-a-kind restaurant interior.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Hugo Galdones
    02.13.15

  14. 6 Savvy Uses for Reclaimed Wood
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    6 Savvy Uses for Reclaimed Wood

    Designing with reclaimed wood is a smart way to save and go green, not to mention add a little rustic charm to your abode. Here are six examples of salvaged wood in the modern home.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.12.15

  15. The 10 Best-Designed Restaurants in America
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    The 10 Best-Designed Restaurants in America

    At Dwell we're obsessed with eateries that treat their decor as carefully as their prix fixes. From Philadelphia to Palm Springs, these ten tantalizing restaurant designs are a feast for the eye.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.10.15

  16. Highlights from the 2015 Tokyo Gift Show
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    Highlights from the 2015 Tokyo Gift Show

    This week marks the 79th annual Tokyo International Gift Show, taking place at Tokyo Big Sight, the 1996 convention center located in the city’s Ariake district next to Tokyo Bay. We’ll be sharing...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    02.04.15

  17. The 10 Best-Designed Hotels in America
    Hotels

    The 10 Best-Designed Hotels in America

    Ranging from the very new to the more familiar, Dwell has assembled 10 of the best-designed hotels in America. Which properties do you think we missed? Tell us in the comments!

    written by: Ella Riley-Adams
    02.03.15

  18. How to Design a Memorable Pop-Up
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    How to Design a Memorable Pop-Up

    Designed to look spontaneous, pop-up shops often obscure the enormous amount of planning that goes into creating them. For more than five years, Jaspar Jansen and Jeroen Dellensen of Amsterdam...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    01.31.15

  19. These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past
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    These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past

    Photographer Bill Rose walks us through Recapturist, a website dedicated to preserving the history of head-turning American signage.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.30.15

  20. Game On: Great Design in Super Bowl Cities
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    Game On: Great Design in Super Bowl Cities

    Prepare for Super Bowl XLIX by revisiting these projects in (or near) stadiums that have hosted recent NFL championship games.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.30.15

  21. Kids' Toys That Look So Good You Won't Want To Put Them Away
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    Kids' Toys That Look So Good You Won't Want To Put Them Away

    Face it, your kid's toys are never going to be neatly stored. So they might as well look good when they're scattered all over the living room floor. That means no lights, no blaring sounds to wake...

    written by: Alex Ronan
    01.26.15

  22. Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel
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    Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel

    Architect Deborah Berke designs a modern retreat in Bentonville, Arkansas, for 21c, a hotel mini-empire blending art, design, and hospitality.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.23.15

  23. A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living
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    A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living

    In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.22.15

  24. The Modern Bride’s Guide to Wedding Registries
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    The Modern Bride’s Guide to Wedding Registries

    Riddle us this: Why would a couple register for fondue pots and salt spoons in 2015? Don't fret: Dwell has rounded up everything you need to know when it comes to building a house's worth of modern...

    written by: Alex Ronan
    01.20.15

  25. Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry
    Hotels

    Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry

    Designer John Tong’s inventive Ontario boutique hotel blends rural references with an urbane sensibility.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.20.15

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