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Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room

Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to play. Klopf Architecture started removing walls, and ended up with a light-filled great room that seamlessly integrates kitchen, dining, and living spaces.
January 7, 2015
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Most Memorable Quotes from Our Prefab Issue

Our prefab issue is chock-full of inspiring modular houses, from a family compound in Texas to a tall residential tower in New York City. We've gathered some of the most memorable moments here. And check out the rest of the issue!
January 6, 2015
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8 Underrated Buildings Around the Globe

So-called starchitecture—and the backlash against it—may be the talk of the town in design circles, but ask a designer for his or her three favorite buildings and you'll get some surprisingly under-the-radar answers. Here, a look at some treasured buildings across the world.
January 6, 2015
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House of the Week: Stacked Shipping Container Apartment

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
January 5, 2015

Photos of the Week: Blue Walls Galore!

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week. Last week, we asked our fans to post photos of their interior paint colors for a chance to be featured in our special issue on our readers' own houses. We saw a lot of blue rooms in response! Here are some of our favorite submissions that use the hue.
January 5, 2015

Habitat for Humanity Home in Kansas Channels Midcentury California

El Dorado's Habitat for Humanity prototype brings Eichler-esque style to the prairie.
January 4, 2015
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Why We Love Modern Sectional Sofas

Wraparound couches provide the ease of modularity, and are just so darn comfortable.
January 4, 2015
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Warm Wood Floors Done Right

Wood floors provide undeniable warmth to a home. We've gathered a sampling of houses that use the material's charm to their advantage.
January 4, 2015
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6 Luxurious Master Bedrooms

The king suite of the house deserves a little flair.
January 3, 2015