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Dwell October 2008, Vol. 08 Issue 10: Home Savings

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Modern Homes Made Affordable

Hollywood fashion critics review 5 dressers
Without a decent dresser, can you dress decently? With the help of two outspoken Hollywood fashion critics we determine…
Salvage Love
The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people. Whether spent bumming around Europe with a backpack or…
Retail Therapy
In the great American quest for more stuff, big-box stores are nirvana, laden with cheaply priced items by the ton,…
Magic Mountain
Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.
Lone Star
Rural Texas commonly conjures visions of Stetsons, spurs, and longhorn steer, but the countryside contains more than…
Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything…
Flos Glo-Ball
Designers and manufacturers bemoan the profusion of cheaply made copycats, but it’s been proven time and again that…
Modern Off-the-Grid Retreat in Oregon
The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer…
Upwardly Mobile Homes
When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap. But some designers think that this forsaken corner of…
Emily Pilloton
With the offices of her upstart nonprofit, Project H, located in the same space as Cameron Sinclair’s Architecture for…
Steve Lambert
Office workers ride zip lines down the streets of San Francisco, where a roller coaster has been installed as a new…
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
"One of the good things about doing decent public design in a prominent place is that people look at it and say: Why…
Western Promises
William McDonough + Partners’ design for a small village in northeastern China was meant to stand as a model for…
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