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  1. Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston
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    Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston

    By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable row houses in the Houston Heights.

    written by: Dan Oko
    photos by: Jack Thompson
    01.11.13

  2. Quintessential California: 5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes
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    Quintessential California: 5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes

    Balmy and suburban, California is practically founded on the promise of an indoor-outdoor existence. Like Scandinavian cabins or Brooklyn brownstones, the breezy bungalow is the Sunshine State's...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.18.15

  3. Best Modern Desert Houses
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    Best Modern Desert Houses

    Few climates offer the extreme heat and extreme cold (all in one day) of the desert. Throw in the fact that they're sparsely populated, offer few municipal services, and are often in the middle of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.20.13

  4. Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks
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    Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks

    We've reported on modern skate parks before, but rarely have we seen such a perfect marriage of skating and landscape design as the one embodied by the Finnish Janne Saario. Saario started skating...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.19.13

  5. Amazing Modern Backyard Office
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    Amazing Modern Backyard Office

    When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.13

  6. David Stone Martin's Mid-Century Jazz Prints
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    David Stone Martin's Mid-Century Jazz Prints

    Few art forms felt as thoroughly modern at mid-century as jazz. And the graphics that accompanied and adorned those classic albums were often just as experimental and exuberant. Illustrator David...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.11.13

  7. Valet Houndstooth by Atelier-D
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    Valet Houndstooth by Atelier-D

    Dapper chaps, you have now got the perfect modern perch for your duds, the Valet Houndstooth by Atelier-D. If you're tossing your togs on the floor tonight, you can only blame yourself.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.26.13

  8. 5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging
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    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

  9. 7 Backyard Escapes and Retreats We Love
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    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

  10. 6 Clever Ideas for Bicycle Storage
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    6 Clever Ideas for Bicycle Storage

    With the summer season in full swing, it's prime time to dust off those bicycles for a nice ride. Here are some useful ways to store your wheels when they're not out for a spin—from a centerpiece...

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.09.15

  11. Flip Through This New Book on a Leading London Graphic Design Studio
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    Flip Through This New Book on a Leading London Graphic Design Studio

    Published this month by Unit Editions, an independent press specializing in visual culture, "Spin: 360º" features projects from over 20 years of work by London-based studio Spin. Here are a few...

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.11.15

  12. 7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs
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    7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs

    Whether it's rainy and humid, or a dry, sweltering day, these designs are not only elegant additions to an outdoor space, they're made to withstand the elements.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.16.15

  13. 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

  14. 7 Elegant Closet Solutions
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    7 Elegant Closet Solutions

    From a luxurious midcentury changing room to under-stair solutions, these closets show graceful ways to store clothes and kitchen gear.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.03.14

  15. This Bold Renovated Victorian Spells Out "Hello" on Its Facade
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    This Bold Renovated Victorian Spells Out "Hello" on Its Facade

    A new addition and a bold exterior treatment transformed this Victorian house in Melbourne into a neighborhood gem.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    photos by: Nic Granleese
    01.03.15

  16. 5 Comfortable Decks
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    5 Comfortable Decks

    Even though it's freezing outside, it's never too early to start thinking about hanging out on spring-friendly deck spaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.15.15

  17. Homes with Distinctive Facades
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    Homes with Distinctive Facades

    We approve of these bold homes' first impressions.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.22.15

  18. Modern Spiral Staircases We Love
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    Modern Spiral Staircases We Love

    Everyone goes wild for spiral staircases, and these steel and wood versions from Rizzi will suit modern dwellings. (And check out more spiral staircase inspiration here!)

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.29.15

  19. 7 Modern Swimming Pools
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    7 Modern Swimming Pools

    We've gathered a few inspiring pools from our archives.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.29.15

  20. 5 Savvy Studio Spaces
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    5 Savvy Studio Spaces

    Whether for writing, painting, or sculpting, these studio spaces are well-equipped for creative pursuits.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.30.15

  21. A Striking Wood House Emerges from the Russian Forest
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    A Striking Wood House Emerges from the Russian Forest

    It's from the cold, gray forests of Russia that architect Aleksandr Zhidkov drew inspiration for this residence in rainy Polivanovo, just outside Moscow. Plenty of wood and a monochromatic color...

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    04.21.15

  22. A Creative Take on the Dogtrot House Brings Clean-Lined Modernism to Tennessee
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    A Creative Take on the Dogtrot House Brings Clean-Lined Modernism to Tennessee

    A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Ross Mantle
    05.02.15

  23. 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

  24. Two-Tone Houses That Mix and Match Exterior Treatments
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    Two-Tone Houses That Mix and Match Exterior Treatments

    Creative contrasts enliven these facades.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.04.15

  25. Modern Bathroom Renovation in San Francisco
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    Modern Bathroom Renovation in San Francisco

    When Chris Brigham, founder of Knife & Saw, discovered water damage in the master bathroom of his San Francisco home, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The furniture maker and his wife...

    written by: Ali B. Zagat
    09.04.14

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