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  1. Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation
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    Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation

    A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.

    written by: Robert Landon
    photos by: Brian W. Ferry
    01.17.15

  2. Perfect High-Low Mix for a Remodeled Modernist Apartment on the Sea
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    Perfect High-Low Mix for a Remodeled Modernist Apartment on the Sea

    French designer Florence Deau coaxes a modernist city planning office into a beachside pied-à-terre.

    written by: Stephen Heyman
    photos by: Simon Upton
    01.19.15

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

  4. High-Design Vacation Home Perfectly Captures Its Peaceful Setting
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    High-Design Vacation Home Perfectly Captures Its Peaceful Setting

    A Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy gets an expansive update for a family of six.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    04.26.15

  5. Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside
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    Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature with Seven Doors to the Outside

    An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.

    written by: Brian Libby
    photos by: Grant Harder
    01.22.15

  6. A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
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    A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse

    Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged materials with his latest creation—a torqued-volume addition to an...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.09.15

  7. Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage
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    Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage

    For over fifty years, A.D. Stenger was a unique figure in the American architectural landscape. Idiosyncratic and independent, Stenger acted as developer, architect, and builder to produce his own...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    10.14.14

  8. Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
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    Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s

    For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.

    07.25.14

  9. Abandoned Industrial Compound Becomes a Modern Home Base
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    Abandoned Industrial Compound Becomes a Modern Home Base

    A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San Francisco’s Mission District.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Mark Hartman
    05.24.15

  10. This Spacious Home in a Former Warehouse is Part Art Gallery
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    This Spacious Home in a Former Warehouse is Part Art Gallery

    A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.

    written by: Sam Eichblatt
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    05.28.15

  11. A Renovated Loft in SoHo
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    A Renovated Loft in SoHo

    Confronted with an historic loft in New York's SoHo district in need of an update, architects Bronwyn Breitner and Luigi Ciaccia executed a gut renovation to introduce more natural light throughout...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.13.13

  12. A Wheelchair-Accessible Adaptive Reuse Project in London
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    A Wheelchair-Accessible Adaptive Reuse Project in London

    Brod Hart’s home in London’s Finsbury Park neighborhood is hidden away on a quiet street filled with the typical Victorian houses that populate the area. But behind the large steel doors that...

    written by: Andrea Bakacs
    photos by: Andrea Bakacs
    01.17.13

  13. A Renovated House in Australia
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    A Renovated House in Australia

    For a renovation located in Glebe—an inner-city suburb of Sydney, Australia—Carterwilliamson Architects took an environmentally friendly tack. "We believe that 'fit' buildings, buildings that are...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Brett Boardman
    08.26.13

  14. Tiny, Streamlined Home Fit for a Family
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    Tiny, Streamlined Home Fit for a Family

    A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    08.07.14

  15. Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
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    Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home

    In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of color and texture.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    photos by: Joe Fletcher
    01.01.15

  16. Row House Revival
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    Row House Revival

    Following the interventions of architect Matthew Baird and interior designer Janet Liles, Mo Ogrodnik’s apartment, which she shares with her husband and two children, is a resonant...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Craig Cutler
    01.19.09

  17. Victorian Secrets
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    Victorian Secrets

    Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did. But unlike most of us, Judith loved the house so much that, in July...

    written by: Amanda Talbot
    photos by: Richard Powers
    01.19.09

  18. The Bellwether of Belvedere
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    The Bellwether of Belvedere

    Sustainable consultant to the stars Jordan Harris convinces Hollywood starlets to go hybrid, but when it came to greening his own home, he enlisted outside help.

    written by: Chloe Veltman
    photos by: Todd Hido
    04.17.09

  19. Pacific Heights Remodel
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    Pacific Heights Remodel

    In the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, what started off as a decorating job turned into a full-blown renovation for Nicole Hollis, founder of Nicole Hollis Interior Design. "...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.24.09

  20. Domestic Ribbon
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    Domestic Ribbon

    Armed with a masters in architecture from Columbia University and only 3 years in the field, architectural designer Alan Y. L. Chan renovated a wreck of an apartment in an early 1900s building on...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.08.09

  21. Long Island Found
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    Long Island Found

    When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s humble roots and mellow vibe, while subtly...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Richard Foulser
    06.06.11

  22. Way Out West
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    Way Out West

    Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared.

    written by: Raul Barrenche
    photos by: Gregg Segal
    06.15.09

  23. Somewhere Under the Tuscan Sun
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    Somewhere Under the Tuscan Sun

    A complex of farm buildings from a less than glorious period in Italy’s history is magically transformed. The result? A sophis­ticated yet kid-friendly retreat that seamlessly fuses...

    written by: Paul Bennett
    photos by: Jacob Langvad
    07.02.09

  24. Living in a Mini House
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    Living in a Mini House

    When San Francisco–based architect Christi Azevedo and her partner bought an investment property in Oakland, what was billed in real estate listings as a 'detached garage' turned out to be a...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.17.10

  25. Worth the Wait
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    Worth the Wait

    Tucked into the side of a scenic San Francisco hill, one of the city’s more diminutive houses battles everything from dry rot to obstructionist neighbors in order to grow up.

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    photos by: Zubin Shroff
    04.30.09

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