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May 7, 2013
The Dwell editors travel far and wide searching for the newest designs to bring into each issue. See our favorite spots and modern havens around the globe with our must-read city guides.

Guide to Norway: Oslo

We explore this seaside city to find the hidden architectural treasures beyond the old port and the new opera house. 

Originally appeared in European Vacation
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Architect Andrew Maynard gives us a proper tour of Melbourne’s design scene, one that never loses sight of the big picture for all the fascinating nooks and crannies.

Guide to Australia: Melbourne

Architect Andrew Maynard toured Dwell editor Aaron Britt through Melbourne, a laid-back mecca for foodies, designers, and explorers. Photo by: João Canziani

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Originally appeared in Exploring Melbourne, Australia
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Athens, Greece cityscape

Guide to Greece: Athens

Athens architecture has been famous for thousands of years, but what about modern design? Dwell uncovers the 21st century design scene. Photo by: Alex Subrizi

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The iconic Gateway of India was built in 1911 to welcome England’s King George V.

Guide to India: Mumbai

A mixed historical heritage and loads of ambition are propelling Mumbai to the forefront of contemporary culture. Photo by Dustin Aksland

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France: Bordeaux

Architect Oliver Brochet guides Dwell around Bordeaux’s classic, yet current culture with plenty of the area’s famous wine to keep things flowing. Photo by: Peter Augustin

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Originally appeared in Bordeaux, France
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Guide to Norway: Oslo

We explore this seaside city to find the hidden architectural treasures beyond the old port and the new opera house. 

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