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January 24, 2014
Each week Dwell.com delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
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8 Ingenious Hallway Solutions

Whether it's using space smartly for a small home or adding design elements that elevate a hallway to living-room level, here are eight ways to honor the arteries of the home. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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Originally appeared in A Modern Geometric Home in Northcote
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A Brooklyn Couple Rehabilitate a 19th-Century Duplex

A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of possibilities. Photo by Paul Barbera.

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Originally appeared in A Brooklyn Couple Rehabilitate a 19th-Century Duplex
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Beach house living room view of outside

7 Beach Houses Around the World

Any time of year, including winter, is ideal for enjoying a home close to the shore. To follow, we offer 7 from our archives with very different points of view. Photo by Matthew Williams.

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Originally appeared in Bach to the Beach
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The kitchen, complete with an Aga stove, is framed by modular shelves and helps heat the sleeping nook directly above it.

Kitchens We Love: Wood

Food, like design, is a key factor of everyday life. Not everyone appreciates food and design with fervor, but at Dwell, we recognize the importance of both. Part one of our Kitchens We Love series focuses on how to use wood for maximum effect. Photo by Raimund Koch.

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Originally appeared in A Northern Haven
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Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise

You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques. However, to preserve the natural enclave off the coast of Puerto Rico, architect John Hix went as green as possible for his hotel Casa Solaris. Photo by Michael Grimm.

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Originally appeared in Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise
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Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban

The Japanese architect’s latest endeavor with Muji imagines a new kind of module for prefabricated houses: furniture.

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Originally appeared in Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
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Passive Acceptance: 7 Energy-Efficient Homes

Passive heating and cooling are both cost-efficient measures that ease a new residence's burden on the earth. From super-green homes to certified Passive Houses, here are six great examples of the genre. Photo by Greg Premru.

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Stonewood house by breathe architecture interior

8 Ingenious Hallway Solutions

Whether it's using space smartly for a small home or adding design elements that elevate a hallway to living-room level, here are eight ways to honor the arteries of the home. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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