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  1. The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
    My House

    The Ski Retreat for All Seasons

    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
    06.24.16

  2. Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation
    Renovation

    Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation

    By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an irregularly shaped apartment in the heart of Athens, Greece.

    written by: Eleni Gage
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    06.23.16

  3. The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape
    Houses We Love

    The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape

    Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a Manhattan couple embarks on a renovation in the verdant Hudson Valley.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Jon Snyder
    06.22.16

  4. This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream
    Green

    This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream

    From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.

    written by: Caroline Ednie
    photos by: Andrew Meredith
    06.21.16

  5. The Lake House That's a Living Piece of Architecture History
    House Tours

    The Lake House That's a Living Piece of Architecture History

    A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    06.15.16

  6. An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
    House Tours

    An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home

    Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for watching winter turn to spring and the great vault of the heavens.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Tom Fowlks
    06.15.16

  7. A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
    Green

    A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway

    On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    06.14.16

  8. This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House
    My House

    This Former Dance Hall Gets an Encore and Becomes a Designer's House

    Designer Barbara Hill transformed the derelict building into a sophisticated and slightly rough-around-the-edges retreat.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Misty Keasler
    06.14.16

  9. The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level
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    The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level

    In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Mark Seelen
    06.14.16

  10. Centuries-Old Farmhouses Inspired This Timeless Home
    My House

    Centuries-Old Farmhouses Inspired This Timeless Home

    When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging.

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    photos by: Damian Russell
    06.13.16

  11. It's Hip to Be Square
    House Tours

    It's Hip to Be Square

    This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home, hard-working garden, and smartly designed outdoor...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: John Clark
    06.13.16

  12. A Couple Tackles Conversion Challenges and Builds a Modern Renovation
    House Tours

    A Couple Tackles Conversion Challenges and Builds a Modern Renovation

    To convert a musty mid-century house with a nonsensical floor plan into a modern and space-efficient family home, three intrepid designers played a bit of architectural Tetris.

    written by: Rachel Levin
    photos by: Daniel Hennessy
    06.10.16

  13. When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable
    Green

    When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable

    Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable cabin for weekend getaways that feels a world away.

    written by: Adele Weder
    photos by: Misha Gravenor
    06.09.16

  14. Humid City, Cool Home
    House Tours

    Humid City, Cool Home

    In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture.

    written by: Simon Pitchforth
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    06.09.16

  15. Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home
    Green

    Rising Tides Are No Match for This Coastal Home

    Thanks to some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house handles the waves.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Mathew Scott
    06.09.16

  16. You Don't Have to Just Be at Your Desk When Working from Home
    House Tours

    You Don't Have to Just Be at Your Desk When Working from Home

    The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office. The new residents of his 1972 house embrace a more fluid approach to...

    written by: William Bostwick
    photos by: Noah Webb
    06.08.16

  17. This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
    House Tours

    This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space

    With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.

    written by: Luke Tebbutt
    06.07.16

  18. A Former Garage Hosts the Best Parties
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    A Former Garage Hosts the Best Parties

    A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: Grant Harder
    06.07.16

  19. A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive
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    A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive

    With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.

    photos by: Spencer Lowell
    06.06.16

  20. The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State
    My House

    The New Zealand Native Who Can't Get Enough of the Garden State

    A prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat is one woman's outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    06.03.16

  21. The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
    Houses We Love

    The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods

    A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Narayan Mahon
    06.02.16

  22. When Prefab Is Painless
    House Tours

    When Prefab Is Painless

    An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dwight Eschliman
    05.31.16

  23. This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
    House Tours

    This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope

    Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded canyon house in Malibu.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: J Bennett Fitts
    05.31.16

  24. The Off-Grid Home That Doesn't Worry About Too Many Gadgets
    Green

    The Off-Grid Home That Doesn't Worry About Too Many Gadgets

    A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right in the surrounding landscape.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Derek Shapton
    05.31.16

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