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  1. 7 Tiny Prefabs
    Houses We Love

    7 Tiny Prefabs

    Whether petite vacation homes or outbuildings, these compact quarters show what prefab construction can achieve on a small scale.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.29.15

  2. Danish Prefab Feels Much Larger Than Its 861 Square Feet
    Houses We Love

    Danish Prefab Feels Much Larger Than Its 861 Square Feet

    Sigurd Larsen created the illusion of space with high ceilings and tall windows.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    03.28.15

  3. 80-Square-Foot Cabins in the Countryside Form an Idyllic Art Studio
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    80-Square-Foot Cabins in the Countryside Form an Idyllic Art Studio

    A pair of mobile studios in the U.K. connect artists, audience, and landscape.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.23.15

  4. An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms
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    An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms

    Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London apartment.

    written by: Iain Aitch
    03.14.15

  5. Mini Structures Are the Winter Equivalent of the Lifeguard Station
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    Mini Structures Are the Winter Equivalent of the Lifeguard Station

    Five creative warming huts on Lake Ontario ignore the cold to celebrate scenic beauty and public space.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.13.15

  6. Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
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    Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall

    A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.11.15

  7. 7 Inspiring Outbuildings
    Rooms We Love

    7 Inspiring Outbuildings

    Adding an outbuilding is a smart way to create distinct space and maximize a property's potential. From yoga studios to guest cottages, these are seven inspiring examples.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.11.15

  8. 5 Creative Bedrooms for Loft Living
    Rooms We Love

    5 Creative Bedrooms for Loft Living

    To build extraordinary lofted bedrooms, these homeowners and their designers creatively went where none have gone before.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    03.10.15

  9. An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated
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    An All-in-One Addition That Comes Prefabricated

    Cocoon9’s prefab cabin makes the most of its petite imprint.

    written by: Emma Janzen
    03.09.15

  10. Life is Smooth Sailing on These Contemporary Houseboat and Nautical Homes
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    Life is Smooth Sailing on These Contemporary Houseboat and Nautical Homes

    Living on the water is a common, though rarely acted upon, fantasy. These five maritime homes navigated red tape and headaches to arrive on the shores of nautical bliss.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.09.15

  11. Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
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    Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

    These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Richard Johnson
    03.07.15

  12. House of the Week: Perfectly Petite Backyard in NYC
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    House of the Week: Perfectly Petite Backyard in NYC

    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
    03.05.15

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Modern Chicken Coop Looks Like a Mini Avian Airstream
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    Modern Chicken Coop Looks Like a Mini Avian Airstream

    Architecture Reseach Office's 60-square-foot chicken coop streamlines a Hamptons backyard.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.13.15

  16. You Won't Believe the Cozy Home Inside This Converted Grain Silo
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    You Won't Believe the Cozy Home Inside This Converted Grain Silo

    Architect Christoph Kaiser turned a dismantled grain silo, purchased online from a Kansas farmer, into a cozy studio in Phoenix, Arizona. The 190-square-foot space is outfitted with a highly...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.12.15

  17. 10 Space-Saving Modern Built-Ins
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    10 Space-Saving Modern Built-Ins

    Integrated cabinets, shelves, and seating can do wonders for any-size space—to follow are 10 clever ways to carve out extra storage.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.03.15

  18. 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

  19. An Efficient Live-Work Space in Montreal
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    An Efficient Live-Work Space in Montreal

    A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Adrien Williams
    01.28.15

  20. 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

  21. A Creative Staircase for a Compact NYC Loft
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    A Creative Staircase for a Compact NYC Loft

    For a renovation in New York's Greenwich Village, Sarah Zames and her team at General Assembly created a custom ship-ladder staircase and gourmet eat-in kitchen.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.12.15

  22. Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
    Houses We Love

    Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls

    The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes. Riffing on the local vernacular—lots of small, stone houses—Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.08.15

  23. Your Road Trip's New Best Friend: 44-Square-Foot Prefab Trailer
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    Your Road Trip's New Best Friend: 44-Square-Foot Prefab Trailer

    A hybrid prefab trailer harnesses principles of mobility and modernist industrial design.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.02.15

  24. Most Popular Homes of 2014: Small Spaces
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    Most Popular Homes of 2014: Small Spaces

    To celebrate 2014, we're rounding up the homes that were most popular on Dwell.com this year. Here, a look at five tiny abodes, from a family's micro dwelling to a garage turned party space.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.24.14

  25. Stocking Stuffer Homes: Small, Mighty, and Under 1,000 Square Feet
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    Stocking Stuffer Homes: Small, Mighty, and Under 1,000 Square Feet

    Good things come in small packages: an important lesson to consider during the holiday season, and all year round, especially when crafting a modern abode.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.22.14

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