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  1. 7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs
    Outdoor

    7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs

    Whether it's rainy and humid, or a dry, sweltering day, these designs are not only elegant additions to an outdoor space, they're made to withstand the elements.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.16.15

  2. Landscape Architect Kevin Shanley Wants to Reconnect Cities with Their Waterways
    Interviews

    Landscape Architect Kevin Shanley Wants to Reconnect Cities with Their Waterways

    More than a half-century ago, Houston's flood-prone Buffalo Bayou was unceremoniously turned into a straight sluice to carry excess water to the Gulf of Mexico. In 2012, the city embarked on a $58...

    written by: Esha Chhabra
    06.12.15

  3. A Vertical Walkway in Mexico Becomes a Leisurely Public Space
    Outdoor

    A Vertical Walkway in Mexico Becomes a Leisurely Public Space

    At a housing development in Mexico City, the architecture firm Ludens designed a vibrant outdoor area perfect for idling and absorbing views of the city. For more public space makeovers, check out...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.08.15

  4. A Tropical Forest Grows Indoors in Northern California
    Outdoor

    A Tropical Forest Grows Indoors in Northern California

    A skylit conservatory doubles as a verdant dining parlor in Sonoma County, California.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Grant Harder
    06.06.15

  5. 12 Modern Spaces Made for Music
    Rooms We Love

    12 Modern Spaces Made for Music

    From a music loft to an outdoor veranda, these modern spaces are like music to our ears.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    06.05.15

  6. Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin
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    Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin

    Lawrence Halprin galvanized people into action with his grand cityscapes. The landscape architects of today are following his example—but at a different scale.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    06.01.15

  7. In San Francisco, Green Fences Make Great Neighbors
    Outdoor

    In San Francisco, Green Fences Make Great Neighbors

    Architectural elements and applied foliage deliver a one-two punch in designing for privacy.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    photos by: Caitlin Atkinson
    05.24.15

  8. 7 Quiet, Private Gardens
    Outdoor

    7 Quiet, Private Gardens

    Walled off from the world, these outdoor sanctuaries are perfectly suited for contemplation or reading.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.20.15

  9. 5 Modern Outdoor Living Areas
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    5 Modern Outdoor Living Areas

    It's time to bring your patio furniture out of storage. To celebrate, here are a few stunning spaces for outdoor living.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.13.15

  10. 9 Ways to Design with Circles
    Rooms We Love

    9 Ways to Design with Circles

    Representing unity and protection, circles become creative design elements in these homes.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.13.15

  11. 7 Sprawling Yards
    Outdoor

    7 Sprawling Yards

    Dwell's annual issue dedicated to the outdoors hits newsstands next week. In anticipation, we've selected seven expansive yards perfect for picnics, barbecues, and sunbathing.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.13.15

  12. 12 Inviting Outdoor Grilling Spaces
    Green

    12 Inviting Outdoor Grilling Spaces

    Get your tongs and apron ready, outdoor grilling season is nearly upon us.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.28.15

  13. 8 Cool Aboveground Pools
    Outdoor

    8 Cool Aboveground Pools

    These raised pools will have you rethinking your cannonball strategy.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.24.15

  14. 7 Inspiring Water-Wise Landscapes
    Green

    7 Inspiring Water-Wise Landscapes

    These drought-tolerant yards point the way forward for sustainable horticulture.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.23.15

  15. 5 Carefree Hammocks
    A Great Idea

    5 Carefree Hammocks

    Swaying in the breeze is an inherently laid-back activity, but these homes take relaxation to the next level with carefully-manicured gardens, spectacular views, and just the right amount of shade...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.22.15

  16. 7 Groundbreaking Landscape Designs
    Outdoor

    7 Groundbreaking Landscape Designs

    From an overgrown monolith to a modern-day hanging garden, these yards, gardens, and installations represent the future of an ancient tradition.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.22.15

  17. Designing with Grass: 7 Green Roofs We Love
    Green

    Designing with Grass: 7 Green Roofs We Love

    Take a walk on the wild side with these seven living roofs.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.20.15

  18. 7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard
    Green

    7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard

    What better way to celebrate the springtime than to build a pop-up retreat in your own backyard? Here are a few ideas to get you started.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.02.15

  19. Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
    Houses We Love

    Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat

    Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Tiia Ettala
    03.18.15

  20. 6 Casual Outdoor Dining Spaces
    Green

    6 Casual Outdoor Dining Spaces

    When the weather allows, these laid-back dining areas are the perfect spot for breakfast under the sun.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.06.15

  21. 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

  22. 7 Instantly Appealing Awnings
    A Great Idea

    7 Instantly Appealing Awnings

    Sometimes a little sliver of shade at midday is all the vacation you need.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.03.15

  23. These 7 Lush Landscapes Will Make Your Winter Blues Melt Away
    Houses We Love

    These 7 Lush Landscapes Will Make Your Winter Blues Melt Away

    Spy houses that celebrate their landscape, rooftop oases, drought-tolerant gardens, and more.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.02.15

  24. 7 Stunning Waterfront Structures
    A Great Idea

    7 Stunning Waterfront Structures

    The best architecture takes full advantage of a setting without upstaging it. Here are seven buildings that make the most of their waterfront perch.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.02.15

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