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  1. 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

  2. 8 Modern Homes with Breezeways
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    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

  3. 8 Wraparound Porches and Balconies
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    8 Wraparound Porches and Balconies

    Take a look at how these eight homes extend livable space beyond their interiors with wraparound porches and balconies.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.29.15

  4. An Inside Look at How Public Spaces Can Be Redesigned for Resiliency
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    An Inside Look at How Public Spaces Can Be Redesigned for Resiliency

    What if there were a way to build public spaces to proactively prevent damage from natural disasters while making communities safer and happier? That's exactly the thought behind resilient design,...

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    05.26.15

  5. In San Francisco, Green Fences Make Great Neighbors
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    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

  6. Lauded Midcentury City Square Receives a Much-Needed Revitalization
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    Lauded Midcentury City Square Receives a Much-Needed Revitalization

    After years of neglect, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh reemerges as a 21st-century public space.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.23.15

  7. 7 Quiet, Private Gardens
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    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

  8. 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

  9. 9 Ways to Design with Circles
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    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

  10. 7 Sprawling Yards
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    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

  11. 12 Inviting Outdoor Grilling Spaces
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    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

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

  13. 8 Cool Aboveground Pools
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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. 6 Water-Saving Modern Gardens with Native Plants
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    6 Water-Saving Modern Gardens with Native Plants

    It’s time to get the backyard in great shape for spring, and water-wise native plantings are the best option. Gain inspiration from the following drought-friendly landscapes.

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.10.15

  19. A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin
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    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

  20. 7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard
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    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

  21. 5 Homes with Unbeatable Views
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    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

  22. Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
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    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

  23. 5 Bedrooms with Waking Outdoor Access
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    5 Bedrooms with Waking Outdoor Access

    If the weather's warm and privacy's not a concern, a wide open bedroom can be a dream come true.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.16.15

  24. Parklife: 10 Homes Next Door to Lovely Parks
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    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

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