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  1. 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

  2. New Addition Yanks a New England Home into the 21st Century
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    New Addition Yanks a New England Home into the 21st Century

    A pavilion adds modern edge to a Dutch Colonial–style house in Rhode Island.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    photos by: John Horner
    02.24.15

  3. 5 Pretty Sitting Rooms
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    5 Pretty Sitting Rooms

    These living rooms are as nice to look at as they are to lounge in.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.24.15

  4. A Sophisticated Renovation of a 19th Century Manhattan Townhouse
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    A Sophisticated Renovation of a 19th Century Manhattan Townhouse

    Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Chris Cooper
    02.24.15

  5. House of the Week: Historic Hybrid in Phoenix
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    House of the Week: Historic Hybrid in Phoenix

    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
    02.24.15

  6. Light-Filled Renovation Brings Cohesion to San Francisco Home
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    Light-Filled Renovation Brings Cohesion to San Francisco Home

    A couple bring cohesion to an architectural mishmash in San Francisco.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Grant Harder
    02.24.15

  7. Who Knew a Relaxed Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers
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    Who Knew a Relaxed Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers

    This modern residence and gallery near San Jose uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream home.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.23.15

  8. 1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin
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    1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin

    Joining Shobac—a historic farm in Nova Scotia now filled with cabins available for rent—is a 1830 schoolhouse converted into a two-bedroom cottage. Rehabilitated by Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.23.15

  9. Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
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    Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis

    A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.

    written by: Margot Dougherty
    photos by: Noah Webb
    02.22.15

  10. Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares
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    Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares

    San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated sensibility.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    02.22.15

  11. 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

  12. A Modern Family Home in Ecuador
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    A Modern Family Home in Ecuador

    After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.20.15

  13. A Plugged-In Home Rises in Prague
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    A Plugged-In Home Rises in Prague

    A family villa takes advantage of the latest in smart-home technology.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Ales Jungmann
    02.19.15

  14. In China, a Library Doubles as an Earthquake Memorial
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    In China, a Library Doubles as an Earthquake Memorial

    In Yunnan Province, a library and community center is a cornerstone of a rebuilding effort.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.18.15

  15. Amazing House is Half Historic and Half Modern
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    Amazing House is Half Historic and Half Modern

    A historic home in Phoenix steps into the 21st century.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Jason Roehner
    02.18.15

  16. Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design
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    Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

    Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab model that's designed to be functional, attractive, and...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.18.15

  17. 7 Modern Dwellings South of the Mason-Dixon
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    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

  18. Tiny Cabins in the Vermont Woods Commune With Nature
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    Tiny Cabins in the Vermont Woods Commune With Nature

    Architects Joan M. Soranno and John Cook forge five guest cabins that embrace the landscape and celebrate the spirit of a classical music festival that takes place on the pastoral Marlboro College...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.17.15

  19. Clean Update for a Midcentury House in Pennsylvania
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    Clean Update for a Midcentury House in Pennsylvania

    A midcentury house in Bucks County, Pennsylvania—an hour from New York City—was given a necessary update by Stonefox Design for residents Tammy and Robert Sherman.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    photos by: Jane Beiles
    02.17.15

  20. 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

  21. Smart Interior Update Shows When a Gut Renovation Isn't Necessary
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    Smart Interior Update Shows When a Gut Renovation Isn't Necessary

    An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    02.17.15

  22. 6 Green Desert Prefabs
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    6 Green Desert Prefabs

    We've got desert modernism on our minds this week, so we're taking a closer look at our favorite energy-efficient prefabs that fend off solar gain in high style.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.16.15

  23. Photo of the Week: Dramatic Wall Covered in Strips of Wood
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    Photo of the Week: Dramatic Wall Covered in Strips of Wood

    Terunobu Fujimori’s Storkhouse in Raiding, Austria, gets the spotlight in Taschen’s recently published tome Cabins. Click through the slideshow to see more of Fujimori's bold work.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.16.15

  24. 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

  25. 5 Tiny Home Offices
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    5 Tiny Home Offices

    A desk and a chair can fit almost anywhere. These spaces carve out home offices in petite and sometimes unexpected places.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.13.15

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