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Articles about minimalist duplex venice california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Crane.tv, the excellent video magazine focusing on design and contemporary …

An old coal mine was turned into a vast universe made out of plants and stones

What better use for an old coal mine than a whole new universe? This is just what the Duke of Buccleuch and architect Charles Jencks did with an open …

Articles about these solar powered homes are shining examples modern sustainability on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in …

11 crazy fruits that will take your taste buds around the world

The world isn't just apples and oranges. There are rambutans, lychees and durians too!<p>Half of these fruits don't even look edible, but they are — and …

Owlet and Kitten Are Inseparable Nap Buddies at a Caf in Japan

An adorable owlet named Fuku and a lovable Scottish Fold kitten named Marimo have become the best of friends at the Hukulou coffeehouse in Osaka, Japan. Besides enjoying each other's company in daylight, the adorable duo also have a passion for cuddling during their many naps. Seeing Fuku's …

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Believe It or Not, We Found a Replacement for Grilled Cheese

Dominique Ansel, the inventor of the Cronut, gave us the recipe to his favorite sandwich. We'll never look at grilled cheese the same way again.<p>Here's an important question that's always stumped me: <i>What is better than a grilled cheese sandwich?</i> Good news, it took me 30 years—a testament to Kraft …

'Crystal Laputa': A Ritzy, Nature-Infused Residential Enclave Rising in Chengdu

Perhaps best known as the “panda capital of the world,” Chengdu—now one of the most affluent cities in southwestern China due to its recent swift economic uptick—has evolved into a veritable hotspot among moneyed individuals looking to invest in some serious real estate.<p>Hoping to leverage the …

Articles about kid friendly home full surprises on Dwell.com - Dwell

Clad in black-stained cedar, a monolithic family home rises from its alpine setting outside Queenstown, New Zealand.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>An asymmetric retreat in Quebec is an exquisite cadaver, …

Lowline creators launch Kickstarter campaign for underground park in New York

Creators of the proposed Lowline in New York, billed as the world's first underground park, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund …

Crowd Funding

Stunning Modern House Lets The Sun Shine In Through Roof

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p>Location: Princeton, New Jersey<br>Price: $3,375,000<p>The Iverson Kaplan residence, the winner of a <b>Chicago Atheneum American</b> …

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Articles about renovation elevates humble ranch among its iconic midcentury neighbors on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a...<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>Tucked into the hill in La Habra Heights, …

Articles about 5 modern l shaped homes frame outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet...<p>Currently …

Great Lakes

This Is What We Should Do with Old Oil Tankers

A Dutch design team wants to transform them into floating villages.<p>As oil is becomes more scarce, the oil tankers that ferry black gold across the world may cease to exist in the future. Dutch architect Chris Collaris along with art directors Ruben Esser, Sander Bakker, and Patrick van der Gronde, …

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Articles about 7 striking backyard transformations on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a …

Floating Hotel and Catamaran Apartments Offer a Luxurious Private Getaway

For those wanting a water-centric vacation, this floating hotel and catamaran apartment seem like the ideal getaway. Serbia-based design studio Salt & Water created this luxury accommodations concept that's aimed at promoting tourism on inland waters. It allows guests to explore without disturbing …

Holiday House in the Jungle of Costa Rica

A holiday house by architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe that overlooks the natural jungle and the ocean of Costa Rica.<p>This beautiful holiday house in Costa …

Costa Rica

Award Winning Tasmanian Addition Harvests Rainwater and Sunlight

This striking addition to a home in Tasmania was recently awarded the Robin Boyd Award from the Australian Institute of Architects for Residential …

Living Rooms

The S-Class 550: A Mercedes in a class by itself

The car you'll be driving tomorrow? It's what rich guys are driving today.<p>Today's flagship Mercedes vehicles boast semiautonomous safety features that will probably be available on less-expensive cars in the near future, as their costs come down and their ability to reduce accidents is proven. They …

One North Vancouver house turned into three – and $6-million

The big craftsman at 1340 Delbruck Ave., North Vancouver, sat on a massive lot, with a forested backyard view and sweeping panoramic views of Vancouver to the south. It was once known as the Marshall family homestead, famous among locals for its massive social gatherings. Today, it’s the site of …

12 Steps to Becoming a Good Photographer

The true key to growing as a photographer is to dedicate and immerse yourself in it on a consistent basis. Passion and enjoyment are key to becoming …

Revealed: The Inside Story of the Last WTC Tower's Design

When Bjarke Ingels set out to create the fourth and final skyscraper at the reborn World Trade Center earlier this year, he faced the same dilemma …

17 skyscrapers that will shake up London's skyline in the future

There are more than 230 new towers over 20 stories tall planned across the capital, according to New London Architecture (NLA), an independent think tank in the UK.<p>NLA has pulled together a selection of tall buildings that were either completed this year or are expected to be complete within the …

Mountain View House nestles against a hillside in the Austrian Alps

Two house-shaped rooms project out from the facade of this three-storey residence by SoNo Arhitekti, which nestles into a hillside near an Austrian …

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NYC's first prefab micro-unit apartment building starts to rise in Manhattan (PHOTOS)

1/10<p>Carmel Place Micro Apartments Stack<p>It's been more than two years since nARCHITECTS' My Micro NY apartment design won the adAPT NYC competition …