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The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Articles about modern getaways on Dwell.com - Dwell

Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques.<p>A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a …

Articles about pine box vacation home sweden on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the …

Articles about sustainable retirement home tune california landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, …

This shot captures both the interiors and exteriors of the #RazorResidence in La Jolla, CA. Designed by Wallace E. Cunningham \\\ Photo by Erhard Pfeiffer

The scooped walls of this aluminium-clad retail and housing complex were designed to mimic the concave roofs of traditional Korean houses. See more images on dezeen.com #architecture

David Chipperfield Architects has completed a pair of holiday villas inspired by lemon houses on a hillside overlooking Italy's Lake Garda. See more images on dezeen.com #architecture #Italy

over the past year, edinburgh-based artist charles young has crafted more than 300 miniature architectural structures. presented as a series of #stopmotion clips, see them in action online at #designboom.com

Our #ProjectOfTheDay is the Abrantes Municipal Market by ARX Arquitectos

Who agrees with this #quote by renowned #designer #CharlesEames? ✋🏻

An office floats in a former industrial building

In addition to #architects and #interiordesigners, look to #photographers for #home #inspiration. They have the ability to capture spaces in the most #beautiful way. \\\ Photo by Sharyn Cairns

The Projector House, designed by CULTivation D.S \\\ Photo by Carolyn Bates

the façade of yinchuan's museum of contemporary art reflects the flow of china's yellow river, see the rest of the images of the dynamic museum online at #designboom. #architecture

Articles about glowing report 5 softly lit houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>As designers embrace the idea of directing their skills toward doing good in the world, a collective of students and alumni from...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day …

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Articles about double pleasure on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Russia, a bipartite modular system gives way to a contemporary country getaway.<p>The last time Blake Trabulsi and Allison Orr had a party at their house in Austin, Texas, it lasted until 5 a.m. Observes...<p>A glass-and-concrete mountainside lair is fit for a Bond villain with a penchant for stunning …

Articles about 6 modern eichler renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Jospeh Eichler's post-World War II tract homes have had an astounding impact on modern architecture as we know it today.<p>The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the …

Articles about illuminated arkansas home changes colors tap smartphone on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Manhattan renovation takes cues from its neighbors—a pioneering artist’s loft and the light of the nearby Hudson River.<p>Flanking a gritty, humming stretch of Colfax Avenue, a Studiotrope-designed building weaves cultural influences into a community...<p>New to the American market and armed with a …

Articles about glowing box home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the …

Articles about 7 wood clad homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nestled into the mountainous terrain of Shefford, Québec, this simply constructed residence is elegant and strong in expression.<p>It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from...<p>A creative twist on the traditional shingle …

Designs of the Year 2015 category winners announced

Google's self-driving car, a proposal for clearing plastic waste from the world's oceans and a concrete university building in Santiago are among the …

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Articles about twin houses tiny lots stretch outward space on Dwell.com - Dwell

Linked by a modern version of a white picket fence, two near-identical houses in Los Angeles add space by extending beyond their...<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an …

Articles about seattle home carefully blocks out neighbors while celebrating natural on Dwell.com - Dwell

Melding corrugated metal with Douglas Fir wood, a sustainable home in Seattle brings nature inside while preserving a couple’s...<p>Canadian architect Omar Gandhi and his team at Omar Gandhi Architect are always looking to build meaningful projects that will...<p>Every day, we select our favorite home by …

Articles about 5 modern alpine escapes on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, the folks at AutoCamp are experts.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

Articles about modern wood pavilion joins 19th century home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>The Dwell home tours in Los Angeles are an annual highlight and due to popular request, we've brought them to New York for …

Articles about 5 gravity defying cantilevers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ranging from the dramatic to the understated and modest, these 10 homes use suspension to thrilling effect.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design …