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October 4, 2013
Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 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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MODERN HIGH-RISE TOWN HOUSE IN TEL AVIV

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to both embrace and provide refuge from the teeming Israeli city.

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Originally appeared in Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
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The west-facing exterior side wall is covered with an aluminum lattice rainscreen that controls sun pouring into the full-height windows beneath.

6 RAINSCREENS WE LOVE

Rainscreens are the modern architect's best friend. In addition to protecting structures from moisture, these application let designers experiment with an array of facade treatments. Six Dwell favorites are highlighted in the following slideshow.

Originally appeared in Wolfe Den, Austin, Texas
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MODERN LILONG HOUSE RENOVATION IN SHANGHAI

Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.

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Originally appeared in Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
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MODERN TINY KITCHEN REMODEL IN SWEDEN

What’s the secret to successfully wedging a kitchen into a 258-square-foot apartment? A visual balancing act.

Originally appeared in Modern Tiny Kitchen Remodel in Sweden
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101 THE MODERN OFFICE

Swamped by TPS reports? Driven to distraction by your cubicle mate? Don't let office life get you down—instead, look to these examples of modern workplaces to put some pep into your proverbial step.

Originally appeared in 101 The Modern Office
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Bloom Chair by Archirivolto for Calligaris

12 SLEEK AND MINIMAL FURNITURE & ACCESSORY DESIGNS

The fall season doesn't have to be all about cozy all the time, some of us may prefer the sleek, minimal look year-round. Here, we've pulled together twelve of our favorite pieces for those with a tendency toward the straight, smooth, and ultra-chic.

Originally appeared in Bloom Chair
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The bank of translucent glass windows diffuses light evenly in the living room and contributes to the sensation that you have left the world behind. Eames chairs for Herman Miller are accompanied by Italian manufacturer U-vola’s unique speakers from Elite

8 WAYS TO DECORATE WITH HERMAN MILLER FURNITURE

Herman Miller is the Michigan-based manufacturer of all things modern—along with Knoll, and a handful of other companies, one of the grandparents of American modernism.

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Originally appeared in Mid-Century Mash-Up
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modern town house Israel white facade

MODERN HIGH-RISE TOWN HOUSE IN TEL AVIV

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to both embrace and provide refuge from the teeming Israeli city.

Photo by Amit Geron.

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