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Articles about 7 prefab prototypes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.<p>How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration …

Small Spaces Have Big Impact with These Balcony Designs

If space is at a premium in your place — but you have a balcony or terrace at your disposal — you may well have an extra mini “room” that you can use …

Articles about 9 striking modern white facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to …

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Welcoming Modern House with Panoramic Views in Greenwich, Australia

This modern residence located in Greenwich, Australia, was designed by VOLPATOHATZ SA to replace an old dwelling from the forties. The client’s …

Practical House Layout in Japan by Future Studio: The Light Valley Residence

Despite its 90 square meter surface, the Light Valley Residence by Future Studio seems extremely spacious. Cleverly integrated in a 264.5m2 shaped …

Articles about color story 10 ways design black on Dwell.com - Dwell

Discreet and unassuming but never the wallflower, black houses are the tall, dark, and handsome strangers of architecture.<p>Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors.<p>Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.<p>If you're aiming …

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hawaiian marinated flank steak

My husband announced that I needed more <i>meat</i> recipes on the blog.<p>Typical guy.<p>But he was right- I glanced over my recipe collection and realized I only …

The Food Lab Redux: How to Make the Perfect Bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen

There's no two ways about it: making ramen—and I'm talking <i>tonkotsu</i>, the rich, creamy pork broth of Japan's <i>Kyushu</i> region that leaves your lips sticky and your belly happy—is not an easy task. Each element takes time to prepare before they're ready to combine in the bowl just before serving, and some …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Almost Instant Chai

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen shares the key to a perfect cup of chai.</i><p>We probably have coffee shops to thank for the widespread consumption of …

Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Chanterelles

8 Servings<p>Letting the mushrooms cook undisturbed is the best way to get a good sear. Resist the urge to stir until they’re browned.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 ounces thick-cut bacon, …

How to make croissants (a step-by-step guide with .gifs) - Izy Hossack

Croissants are just one of those things where you will never fully appreciate one when you eat it, until you’ve put in the hours making them yourself.<p>…

The Only Hot Apple Cider Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to the best ways to use fresh fall apples, apple cider ranks as one of our favorites. And since we recently cleared up any possible confusion between apple cider and juice, you now have no excuse not to be drinking this seasonal drink at home.<p>Over the years, people have tried getting …

Port-A-Bach Container House

Tiny container home complete with retractable deck in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Photos by Paul McCredie. Designed by Atelierworkshop. More info. …

10 Creative Ways to Use Columns as Design Features in your Home

Throughout architectural history architects and designers alike have had to find creative ways to address the issue of structure versus aesthetics in …

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Changing the Mood of a Studio Apartment Through RGB Lighting: Russian Loft by G-DESIGN

Creative Group G-DESIGN recently completed a modern studio apartment located in St. Petersburg, Russia. The main objective of the project developers …

Gulf Islands Residence by RUFproject For more images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/09/18/gulf-islands-residence-by-rufproject/

Respect for Traditional Architecture: Inspiring House Rehabilitation in Spain

Barcelona-based Dom Arquitectura recently completed a stunning renovation project in Noutigos, A Coruña, Spain. According to the development team, …

Unusual Layout Defining a 58 Sqm Open Studio Apartment in Ukraine

<b>Dan Vakhramieiev</b>, creative director at FILD, designed and developed an inviting studio apartment in Kiev, Ukraine. The project is a conversion of a …

Articles about japanese inspired summer retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.<p>Check out New York State's offering of innovative modular homes.<p>This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a …

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