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5 Oddball Skyscrapers Underway Around the Globe

An “old-fashioned pen” in Morocco, an “armored block” in Macau, and a billion-dollar “coconut” in Dubai are a few of the wacky and wonderful architectural works on the rise—and there are plenty more on the way.<p>Here’s the skinny on five other unusual structures in the pipeline, from an asymmetrical …

A Backyard Cottage Designed For A Writer In Norway

Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter have designed a cottage for a writer in Oslo, Norway, located in the backyard of their home.<p>The architect’s …

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Eye-Catching Louver Panels Defining Massive Joly House in Bangkok, Thailand

Designed by <b>Stu/D/O Architects</b> for a family of four, the <b>Joly House</b> in Bangkok, Thailand is a three-level building with a total footprint of 250 square …

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Flowers Top Awesome Shipping Container Guest House in Texas

1/7<p>Poteet Architects Container Guest house<p>Jim Poteet Architects transformed a royal blue shipping container into an airy guest house in San Antonio, …

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Articles about family builds tiny backyard studio even tinier budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>A young couple on the move build a small home that …

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7 Architects Who Pulled out All the Stops for Their Own Homes

It's always fascinating to ogle the houses architects build for themselves, because without constant client demands, they can <b>take their visions all the way</b>. Here's a look at some of the most intriguing new examples of homes architects built for their families, many of which, unsurprisingly, take on …

Articles about 5 larger life prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...<p>These five companies are bringing the advantages of modular home construction to …

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8 of the Coolest Things We Saw at BKLYN DESIGNS

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative economy that runs through May 10 at Greenpoint's Brooklyn Expo Center.<p>It's been 12 years since the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce introduced BKLYN DESIGNS, its celebration …

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>Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Canadian architect Omar Gandhi and his team at Omar Gandhi Architect are always …

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Gorgeous Green Rooms That'll Give You Serious Goals

This shade isn't as scary as you think.<p>It's Mother Nature's favorite color — and there are so many fresh shades to work with. From a pea-green kitchen to a bath with lime stripes, there's a palette for every palate here.

Cabin Fever? Get Started Now on These 9 Geeky Camping Projects

What’s geekier than Star Wars can lanterns and a Lego head propane tank at your campsite? Well, maybe a campfire coloring kit. Here’s a rundown of some great projects for geeky campers everywhere.<p><b>Roll-Up Silverware Holder</b><br>If you want to camp in style, you need the tableware to be classy. Keep it …

The "House Between The Trees" in Slovakia. More photos - http://www.contemporist.com/2015/02/18/house-between-the-trees-by-architecht-sebo-lichy/

6 Unbuilt Projects Win Progressive Architecture Award

In its 62nd year of competition, six projects emerged to receive ARCHITECT Magazine's Progressive Architects Awards (P/A). This year’s awards …

Holy Fox Café / Mikhail Kozlov

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Holy fox is a bar and restaurant with a perfect location in the very center of Moscow — situated in the …

This Home Welcomes Visitors With An Entrance Featuring Colorful Holes

This home in Portugal, designed by Architect Nelson Resende, has a wall of holes that perforate the exterior entrance wall, and are filled with pops …

Magnificent Bookstore in Romania Showcases Stunning 19th-Century Architecture

This magnificent new bookstore is a treasure trove for literature lovers and architecture enthusiasts alike. Recently opened in Bucharest, Romania, the six-story Carousel of Light houses 10,000 books for sale. The building's 19th Century faade and interior was restored to preserve its breathtaking …

Beauty and the Beast

Articles about 5 designers’ own homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes …

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Articles about 8 one room wonders on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard Universtiy Press...<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented quite a challenge in terms of creating a cohesive, organic interior design.<p>Check out this list of furnishings and …

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Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill. Maybe bad design does cause allergic reactions?<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, …

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Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2014

We've published hundreds of weird and wonderful residences on Dezeen over the past year, from super-skinny city houses to wintery chalets, …

Articles about most popular homes 2014 built budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for progressive modern living.<p>A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact …

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