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A modern addition in Annandale strengthens a home's connection to the outdoors and enhances natural light.<p>A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the...<p>Behind a house in crowded Bangalore, India, two architects carve …

Max Lamb's Planks furniture collection for Benchmark features hidden storage

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> British designer Max Lamb has created a collection of wooden shelves, tables and benches with concealed storage for UK …

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Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...<p>Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.<p>Professional designers at rates even those with a modest budget can …

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A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...<p>In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>After last year’s collaboration, we …

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Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as...<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are …

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Katja and Adam Thom’s cabin, on an exposed postglacial archipelago in Canada’s windswept Georgian Bay, is more than eight miles...<p>Black Shack Architects design a modern motocross shelter in an elemental way.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design …

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The renovation of Katie and John Eller's Park Street Residence in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco began with a...<p>This light, bright, and airy home is in a charming 1924 building.<p>Lampshades by Lightemotion lend a cozy feel to the streetscape while celebrating Quebec's artistic …

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Two soaring, plant-filled towers suggest a new future for the city skyline.<p>Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.<p>Plants and man have a long lasting relationship since the time civilization flourished.<p>Monsieur Plant transforms Macs into living …

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An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.<p>Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the...<p>I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the …

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At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of …

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In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.<p>Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its …

A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft

In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.<p>The top floor of Gavin and Sheila Smith’s century-old Craftsman-style house in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood was, by any measure, a lousy place to sleep and keep an office. "It was cold, it was dark, it …

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A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.<p>The Make It Right Foundation has gotten loads of press over the last few years, thanks in large part to its ultra-celebrity...<p>I'm about to hop on a transatlantic flight and am not looking forward to 12 hours …

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Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...<p>On a tight budget, a designer helps an indie film director maximize his small space.<p>Located in the coastal Chilean town of Punta de Lobos, a house with a pavilion-like …

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Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.<p>At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura …

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Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.<p>Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>A Martha’s …

Robin Day's 1960s stackable Polyside chair relaunches

<b>London Design Festival 2015:</b> department store John Lewis and furniture manufacturer Hille are relaunching British furniture designer Robin Day's …

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A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home …

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Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus …

Rafael Freyre uses natural and local materials to connect House in Azpitia with its setting

Stones from surrounding mountains and bricks from a local kiln were used to build this house bordering a desert in Peru, so it appears "like a new …

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YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.<p>Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the …

Today we like: carbon-fibre furniture

Carbon fibre is ideal for furniture design due to its light weight relative to its high strength. Nendo recently embedded the material into …

Carbon Fiber

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On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...<p>Mark Johnson started daydreaming last year about how residential architecture in his native Houston would be improved if...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished …

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Set in a beautiful stretch of fjord country about 250 miles northwest of Oslo, the Juvet Landscape Hotel is the kind of place you...<p>These modern retreats lend themselves to the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or forest therapy.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got …

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Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and …

Migrants: ce que cache la "générosité" d'Angela Merkel

Face à l'afflux massif de migrants, les mesures prise par l'Allemagne contrastent avec l'attentisme français. Mais les 6 milliards d'euros débloqués …

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Danish design impresario Jens Martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer H to update a Norwegian-style, 19th-century home...<p>The Commodore Hotel in Astoria, Oregon (population 10,000) is not exactly conveniently located, tucked away near the ocean's edge...<p>One of the best parts of working at …

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