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  1. Lincoln Center Inside Out
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    Lincoln Center Inside Out

    Lincoln Center Inside Out is a new book chronicling Diller Scofidio + Renfro's renovation of the famed New York City venue. Not only does it tell the story of the firm's fantastic and arduous...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.14.13

  2. Q&A With American Dream Builders Finalist Lukas Machnik
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    Q&A With American Dream Builders Finalist Lukas Machnik

    Over the past 10 weeks on NBC’s new series American Dream Builders, host Nate Berkus has led us through inspiring interior design makeovers, meant to help a family in need. (Read Berkus's...

    written by: Alexandra Polier
    05.22.14

  3. Renovation Tips from American Dream Builders' Nate Berkus
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    Renovation Tips from American Dream Builders' Nate Berkus

    In addition to designing spaces and collections (like this one for Target), Nate Berkus hosts the NBC reality design competition series, American Dream Builders, which airs its two-hour season...

    written by: Monique Valeris
    05.22.14

  4. 5 Modern Summer Home Upgrades
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    5 Modern Summer Home Upgrades

    Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.

    written by: Monique Valeris
    06.24.14

  5. Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
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    Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment

    A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic designers.

    written by: William Lamb
    08.18.14

  6. 1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin
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    1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin

    Joining Shobac—a historic farm in Nova Scotia now filled with cabins available for rent—is a 1830 schoolhouse converted into a two-bedroom cottage. Rehabilitated by Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.23.15

  7. 5 Pretty Sitting Rooms
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    5 Pretty Sitting Rooms

    These living rooms are as nice to look at as they are to lounge in.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.24.15

  8. Sustainability Guided Every Decision at this Town House Remodel in Harlem
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    Sustainability Guided Every Decision at this Town House Remodel in Harlem

    Actors David Alan Basche and Alysia Reiner rework their Harlem town house with an eco-sensibility and an eye for smarter spaces.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    photos by: Ball & Albanese
    05.03.15

  9. Preserved Modernist Gems in the U.S.
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    Preserved Modernist Gems in the U.S.

    From Richard Neutra's drive-in church in Orange County to Louis Kahn's New Jersey bathing pavilion, the winners of Docomomo's Modernism in America Awards—which celebrate the documentation,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.13.14

  10. 5 Midwestern Renovations We Love
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    5 Midwestern Renovations We Love

    From a 19th-century stable in Chicago to a former one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin, these renovations in the Midwest marry charming histories with modern sensibilities.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.30.14

  11. Planning for a Historic Home Renovation
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    Planning for a Historic Home Renovation

    The most successful historic home renovation is the one planned in detail. Having a plan identifies the work to be done at the approved cost and at the expected quality level. Click through the...

    written by: Porch
    07.18.14

  12. Modern Renovation of the South African Embassy in D.C.
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    Modern Renovation of the South African Embassy in D.C.

    Davis Brody Bond—a firm responsible for a number of prestigious cultural building projects, including the 9/11 Memorial Museum and the forthcoming Frick Collection expansion in New York—recently...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.12.14

  13. Iconic Midcentury Bank Repurposed in Palm Springs
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    Iconic Midcentury Bank Repurposed in Palm Springs

    E. Stewart Williams’s Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan building from 1961 gains new life as the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center.

    written by: Lawrence Karol
    09.30.14

  14. 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

  15. 6 Impressive Urban Renovations
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    6 Impressive Urban Renovations

    Renovating in dense urban zones comes with its challenges: little space to work with, strict building codes, and neighbors with strong opinions, to name a few. These renovations in cities were able...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.14.14

  16. Modern Homes in Italy that Blend Old and New
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    Modern Homes in Italy that Blend Old and New

    From renovations of centuries-old structures to new constructions that respond to local vernacular, these houses in Italy combine history with modern sensibility.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.21.14

  17. Three Sisters Renovate Their Parents' Midcentury Home
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    Three Sisters Renovate Their Parents' Midcentury Home

    When a couple was looking to update their 1960s house in Brentwood, California, they didn't have to look far for help. Their daughters, who make up the Los Angeles- and New York-based design...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.01.14

  18. Most Popular Homes of 2014: Renovations
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    Most Popular Homes of 2014: Renovations

    The data is in! To celebrate 2014, we're rounding up the homes that were most popular on Dwell.com this year. First up, a look at the five renovations that readers loved, from a DIY transformation...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.23.14

  19. Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
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    Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room

    Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to play. Klopf Architecture started removing walls, and ended up with a...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.07.15

  20. Indoor-Outdoor House Looks Completely Unfinished, And That's the Point
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    Indoor-Outdoor House Looks Completely Unfinished, And That's the Point

    A pre-WWII bungalow in Victoria, Australia is now a bold experiment in indoor-outdoor living.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.14.15

  21. Traditional Homes with Surprisingly Modern Interiors
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    Traditional Homes with Surprisingly Modern Interiors

    You'd never guess the modern sensibility inside these homes with traditional facades.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.04.15

  22. Clean Update for a Midcentury House in Pennsylvania
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    Clean Update for a Midcentury House in Pennsylvania

    A midcentury house in Bucks County, Pennsylvania—an hour from New York City—was given a necessary update by Stonefox Design for residents Tammy and Robert Sherman.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    photos by: Jane Beiles
    02.17.15

  23. House of the Week: Historic Hybrid in Phoenix
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    House of the Week: Historic Hybrid in Phoenix

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.24.15

  24. Houses with Distinctly Modern Additions
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    Houses with Distinctly Modern Additions

    A modern addition can save an older house from seeming stuck in the past.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.09.15

  25. San Francisco Loft in a Former Movie Palace
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    San Francisco Loft in a Former Movie Palace

    This San Francisco home in the Theatre Lofts building, built in 1926 as a movie palace, was given a sophisticated upgrade by LOCZIdesign.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.24.15

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