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Bold Modernist Architecture Across Africa

An exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum explores the modernist architecture that emerged in Central and Sub-Saharan Africa in the 60s. As many countries gained their independence, they began to experiment in new, creative ways—resulting in a bevy of bold, modern architecture. The exhibition, curated by Manuel Herz, runs from February 20 to May 31, 2015. Here's a look at some of the striking structures on view.
February 10, 2015
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The World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab House

Australian firm Archiblox has designed the world's first carbon-positive prefab. We take a tour of the space, which is currently on view in Melbourne's City Square.
February 10, 2015
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A Minimal, Metal-Clad Montreal House With A Hidden Courtyard

Architect Thomas Balaban creates a secret outdoor oasis within a Montreal house.
February 10, 2015
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House of the Week: Glass House with Unique Roofline

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
February 9, 2015
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A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal

Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.
February 9, 2015
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Local Wood Clads Every Surface of This Idyllic Australian Getaway

A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family getaway in the Australian bush.
February 8, 2015
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This Apartment Shows How to Build the Perfect Live-Work Space

An Amsterdam real estate developer accustomed to flipping properties renovates—and promptly falls in love with—a live-work space to call his own.
February 7, 2015
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Renovated 19th-Century Terrace House Merges with the Outdoors

Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.
February 6, 2015
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These Transformations Show Why Challenging Renovations Are Worth It

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.
February 6, 2015