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  1. 7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love
    Outdoor

    7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love

    From studios, to guest rooms, lounge areas, and practice spaces, these space-efficient backyard structures provide a small sojourn from the everyday, just steps away from home.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.10.15

  2. 5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging
    Outdoor

    5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging

    These designs elevate city living with an outdoor view fit for the summer season.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.05.15

  3. 8 Modern Homes with Breezeways
    Outdoor

    8 Modern Homes with Breezeways

    Take a look at how these eight houses connect their freestanding interior spaces with outdoor corridors.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    06.01.15

  4. Indoor-Outdoor Home by a Midcentury Master Gets a Faithful Update
    Renovation

    Indoor-Outdoor Home by a Midcentury Master Gets a Faithful Update

    More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.

    written by: David Rudin
    photos by: Mariko Reed
    04.28.15

  5. 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

  6. A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin
    Houses We Love

    A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin

    Matt Fajkus Architecture creates a grounded take on a tree house in Texas.

    written by: David Rudin
    04.06.15

  7. 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

  8. 5 Homes with Unbeatable Views
    Houses We Love

    5 Homes with Unbeatable Views

    Panoramic views of lakes, mountains, and deserts greet the residents of these homes each day.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.20.15

  9. 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

  10. Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks
    Houses We Love

    Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks

    Living beside a park enhances more than property value. It exposes residents daily to a much needed dose of the outdoors. From nature preserves to a certain elevated park in New York, these are ten...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.09.15

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. A Renovation Reconnects a House to its Louisiana Landscape
    Houses We Love

    A Renovation Reconnects a House to its Louisiana Landscape

    A modern makeover puts a Baton Rouge home in touch with its picturesque surroundings.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    photos by: Kevin Duffy
    03.01.15

  15. Smart Interior Update Shows When a Gut Renovation Isn't Necessary
    Houses We Love

    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

  16. Modern Chicken Coop Looks Like a Mini Avian Airstream
    Outdoor

    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

  17. Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal
    House Tours

    Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal

    A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.

    written by: Rose Maura Lorre
    01.29.15

  18. Come to the Sunshine: 8 Warm-Weather Dwellings
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    Come to the Sunshine: 8 Warm-Weather Dwellings

    With much of the Eastern seaboard hunkering down for the season's first blizzard, we offer these eight homes in balmy climes as a distraction from the snow outside.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.26.15

  19. Living the Dream: Houses with Saunas
    Houses We Love

    Living the Dream: Houses with Saunas

    We don't know about you, but the number one requirement for our dream house is that it comes with a sauna. These mighty dwellings fit the bill.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.07.15

  20. Most Popular Homes of 2014: Indoor-Outdoor Living
    Houses We Love

    Most Popular Homes of 2014: Indoor-Outdoor Living

    To celebrate 2014, we're rounding up the homes that were most popular on Dwell.com this year. Click through the slideshow to see readers' favorite structures that bring the outdoors in, and vice...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.30.14

  21. A Modern Home for a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
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    A Modern Home for a Design-Savvy Family in Florida

    A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor-outdoor living space in Winter Park.

    written by: William Lamb
    10.31.14

  22. Modern Cottage Retreat in Quebec
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    Modern Cottage Retreat in Quebec

    A Montreal firm creates an escape for a family of four in Quebec's Laurentides.

    photos by: Steve Montpetit
    10.21.14

  23. A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas
    House Tours

    A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas

    An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.

    written by: William Lamb
    10.15.14

  24. Modern Wood Pavilion Joins 19th-Century Home
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    Modern Wood Pavilion Joins 19th-Century Home

    A Swedish guesthouse is built with modern sensibilities and centuries-old techniques.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: James Silverman
    09.25.14

  25. Elevated 606 Park Will Transform Chicago
    Green

    Elevated 606 Park Will Transform Chicago

    A decade in the making, an unused 2.7-mile rail line is set to become Chicago's great new park.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.18.14

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