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How To Use Flipboard to Build and Engage Community

No matter where you live or how unique your passions, there’s a good chance that you have found a way to connect with like-minded people online. Those people make up your community. Not a traditional one, for sure, but a valuable one nonetheless.<p>Online communities are a great way to learn more …

This Home's the Shining Star of the Street

Mexican architects, Grupo Arsciniest, have taken a modern family home to the next level with this stunning piece of architecture that capitalises on …

Interior Design

How designer Heather Dubbeldam plans to change Canada's conversation about sustainable housing

The ZEB Pilot House by the Norwegian-American firm Snohetta is a pilot project toward zero-emission buildings. (Photos by Bruce Damonte)<p><b>A better way to live</b><p><b>Fresh off winning this year’s Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture, Heather Dubbeldam and her firm are set to explore why Canada is</b> …

MAPA’s prefab house can be installed and disassembled with minimal environmental harm

The joys of prefabricated housing are many, but we’re particularly partial to its environmentally friendly benefits. South American architecture …

Prefab Homes

Two prefab modular homes rise in a nature reserve

Pretty neat<p>Two years after Brazil and Uruguay-based architecture firm MAPA whet our prefab appetite with a quaint micro home set among dozens of grazing sheep, there’s news of a few more recent projects from the firm, both prefab modular homes that have just been dropped in a picturesque coffee …

Stacked shipping containers form temporary pavilion by People's Architecture Office

People's Architecture Office has used 12 shipping containers to build a temporary, red and yellow pavilion in a fast-growing town in China's Shanxi …

9 fab homes with giant pivoting doors

Never too big?<p>In designing a modern home, there’s perhaps no easier way to make a statement than incorporating some larger-than-life pivoting doors. We’ve seen plenty examples crop up lately—many rendered in glass, so that the doors also become windows and walls, and others in wood, stone, or steel.<p>…

Timber treasure: architect Teemu Hirvilammi completes his family home in Finland

When architects talk about their projects, the conversation invariably turns to the challenges of the brief and how these were resolved. For Teemu Hirvilammi, building his own house was fraught with unrealistic goals. ‘You want to try new techniques, use less space and build on a lower budget,’ …

Living Rooms

Floating home in Seattle by Vandeventer + Carlander features water-level bedrooms

"Float-level" sleeping quarters in this single-family home moored to the shore of Seattle's Lake Union allow residents to go swimming directly from …

Home of the Week: Design of Don Mills house was a family affair

<b>THE LISTING</b> 36 Ashgrove Place<p><b>ASKING PRICE</b> $2,588,888<p><b>TAXES</b> $8,861.10 (2016)<p><b>LOT SIZE</b> 33.33 ft. by 123 ft.<p><b>LISTING AGENT</b> Beth O’Donoghue, Salesperson, Brad J. Lamb Realty Inc., Brokerage<p>36 Ashgrove Place, Toronto. (Caralyn Ing)<p>When people build a home, there is a great deal of trust involved. You have …

Terraced Ocean View Home Overlooking California’s Coast

Located in Carmel-By-The-Sea, California, this ocean view home sits atop a cliff overlooking inspiring expanses of water. From above, the <b>Carmel</b> …

Living Rooms

An Ice Cream Parlor with a View of the Past

Located in the town of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, this project by <b>Michael Samoriz</b> modernizes an important part of history by incorporating it into …

The simple home of cool concrete

When it comes to new-build homes, many architects tend to follow a one-size-fits-all attitude to contemporary style. Oftentimes, dwellings are sold …

Interior Design

This ill-shaped house was made up of a 100% recyclable concrete in Tokyo by TEKUTO

<b>R·torso·C is an ill-shaped, sharp-edged Japanese house designed by Japanese architecture firm</b> <b>TEKUTO</b><b>.</b> The house was designed for special clients, who …

Living Rooms

Jura / Lewandowski Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Jura is a fine example of contemporary architecture that breaks the mould in an almost entirely …

Design

Meet Kubu: the charming quickly-built cube home

Interest in alternatives to traditional home ownership is growing every day. There is a movement towards living in smaller homes to be more cost …

Living Rooms

Cache Creek | Carney Logan Burke Architecture Firm & Design Studio - WY MT

Located in a densely populated neighborhood in east Jackson, Wyoming, this 2,300-square-foot house was designed to make the most of both the small …

Design Tips for Privacy

As the lines between our public and personal lives become increasingly blurry, designers are helping redefine privacy for the 21st century. Here we explore the new frontiers—in residential architecture, product design, and furnishings.<p>With surveillance as the word of the day, thanks to the recent …

Architecture

A Home, Studio, and Gallery Support a Growing Art Scene in Georgia

A forward-thinking architect builds a multifunctional structure with a burgeoning community in mind.<p>Long before he became an architect, William Carpenter was obsessed with the relationship between buildings and the larger environments they occupied. For Carpenter, a building is but an object …

Lightroom

Modern Lakeside Retreat Stripped Down to the Basics

Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.<p>When you live in the contentious world of Washington, D.C., where do you go to get away? For David Frum and Danielle Crittenden Frum, escape isn’t to be found on the nearby Atlantic beaches, but rather in rural …

George W. Bush

A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin

A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.<p>The midcentury cognoscenti in Austin, Texas, know where to spot the houses designed by a man named Arthur Dallas Stenger: dotted throughout a couple of neighborhoods south of …

Architecture

The cool dream home for the modern family

Today, we are going to visit Zurich where design professionals <i>Meier Architects</i> have built a home that every South African would dream of having! It …

Modern house interior designs in Bangalore

Modern house interior designs consists of different aspects such as structural simplicity, order and functionality. It gives importance to strong …

Arkansas university students designed this prefab cantilevering home for $136 per square foot

This prefab house in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a modular residence constructed by the students at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design. …

Architecture

​10 prefab houses to die for

Love it, hate it, but you can’t deny it – we are, of course, talking about prefabricated homes, one of the newest and greatest fads in the …

House of the Week: Whale Watching at This Edgy Abode

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.<p>Pinterest readers enjoyed this 1,240-square-foot home along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec looks as charming as it is edgy. Hanging above a rocky slope, …

Whales

7 brilliant converted warehouse homes

True industrial-chic<p>Though far more common than, say, converted water towers or radar stations, warehouse homes can still stun. The following examples showcase fabulous ways to inject modern touches into raw landscapes of concrete and steel, elevating former industrial sites into elegant, if not …