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Modular Green Wall Accessories : Shane Powers

Designed in collaboration with Shane Powers, these ceramic wall planters from West Elm are an eco-friendly way to display greenery in one's home. …

Landscaping

Elegant Thai Retreat, Koh Samui

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>Over in the quiet retreat of the ocean view unit, three of the kingsize en suite bedrooms-plus an extra room for nannies or teenagers-fill the …

Muay Thai

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

Barcelona

Casa Tuscania, El Salvador

<b>Stripped to its essence, and with a little squinting,</b> the Casa Tuscania outside San Salvador, El Salvador, resembles a childhood fort constructed of …

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...<p>Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>Space, light, and twists on color use …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Articles about modern coastal home stinson beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.<p>When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...<p>Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream …

Architecture

The Caruth Boulevard Residence by Tom Reisenbichler

Architect Tom Reisenbichler has designed the Caruth Boulevard residence in Dallas, Texas.<p>Project description:<p>In our world where many associate …

Articles about bach beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

With authenticity and simplicity as their rallying cry, a Kiwi architect and his wife have built a modern beach house that puts a...<p>A couple in Israel seizes the rare chance to rehab a 1969 Airstream to experiment with indoor-outdoor, space-efficient living.<p>Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the …

Los Angeles

Articles about long island found on Dwell.com - Dwell

When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s...<p>In need of new accommodations for its campers, Wildwood State Park called on New York City-based design firm WXY to design a...<p>The Louis Kahn–trained architect and …

Long Island

Articles about tunquen treasure on Dwell.com - Dwell

A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...<p>Can you guess what national treasure would have been replaced with this...<p>Long stretches of glass and sunny courtyard spaces characterize this modernist treasure, which was …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Articles about inclined relax on Dwell.com - Dwell

After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.<p>A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.<p>Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that …

Los Angeles

Articles about first leed homes–rated house utah on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives tuck Utah’s first LEED for Homes–rated house onto the side...<p>A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its …

Architecture

Articles about 7 nearly net zero homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Comprised of two perpendicular forms that gently navigate a lakeside site, Sky House runs off of solar energy.<p>A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.<p>The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th …

Santa Cruz

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.<p>The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...<p>Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto …

Avant-garde

Architect’s Villa in Saint-Tropez

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The serene bolt-hole is situated amidst natural forests, sweeping hillsides and the sparkling ocean for a supreme vacation destination-but if …

Dihedral House by Arch 11

Arch11 designed the Dihedral House for a young family in Boulder, Colorado.<p>Description from Arch11<p>This modern urban house is anchored on a downtown …

10 Smart Tips For Waking Up your Home with Lighting

There aren’t many single factors in your household that can change your mood, your health, the comfort of your home, the appearance of colors, and …

Articles about green and affordable living montana on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>A resourceful sound mixer sources some local design talent, rolls up his sleeves, and builds small, green, and affordable in...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing …

Architecture

Articles about bar method on Dwell.com - Dwell

When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture,...<p>A new spin on rammed-earth construction aims to bring the method to the masses.<p>Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side …

Architecture

Articles about green cottage getaway maine on Dwell.com - Dwell

A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square feet.<p>A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.<p>For his latest collaboration with a repeat client, interior designer Brian Paquette burnishes an eclectic Pacific Northwest...<p>…

Lake Erie

Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Students dream up modular structures …

Architecture

Articles about shipping muse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from …

Costa Rica

Articles about 5 more fantastic family homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>The industrial material of choice is making its rounds in the residential realm.<p>The blissful outdoor areas of these homes from the Dwell community are a breath of fresh air.<p>An unvisited …

Design

Articles about 9 renovations brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an …

Architecture

Articles about how giant windows on Dwell.com - Dwell

Along with bringing natural light into a home, windows also act as the building's eyes, allowing the residents to look out into...<p>With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy...<p>The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation …

Architecture

Articles about kitchens we love color on Dwell.com - Dwell

Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Whether your bookcase spans an …

New York Times

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 14 on Dwell.com - Dwell

The end of the year is the perfect time to celebrate change and renewal.<p>We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.<p>Here are the extraordinary prefabs that made the biggest splash this year.<p>These designs are cooking with gas.<p>These are the soothing spaces …

Writing

Courtyard House by DeForest Architects

DeForest Architects have designed the Courtyard House in Seattle, Washington.<p>Project description<p>The owners of this waterfront home asked DeForest …