Kalia Miller

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Don’t Look Now: The Do-Nothing Congress Is About to Get Stuff Done

Congress plans to take up a blur of significant tasks over the next two weeks: the budget, defense and farm bills, the nomination of five major …

Are tornadoes getting stronger?

A new study out of Florida State University offers conflicting data, but one researcher says it’s a safe bet<p>Sometimes scientists can’t help themselves from showing dramatic curves, even though they have so many caveats that no firm conclusions can be made from the data. James Elsner at Florida …

Rule Allowing In-Flight Phone Calls Clears First FCC Hurdle

<b>Update at 4 p.m. ET: Commissioners Approve Rules Proposal</b><p>By a vote of 3-2, the FCC has approved the initial proposal to allow passengers on U.S. flights to use their cellphones for voice calls — something that's been forbidden on U.S. flights. The vote opens the door for further consideration by …

Articles about all family on Dwell.com - Dwell

With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...<p>The all-new Volvo XC90 was named Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year yet again.<p>A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality …

Green Design

Articles about take me home on Dwell.com - Dwell

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 …

New York State

Articles about slanted and enchanted on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking inspiration from barns, warehouses, Case Study Houses, and Japanese residential architecture, architect Marcus Lee and his...<p>In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream...<p>The pharmaceutical, industrial, …

Dining Rooms

Articles about double time on Dwell.com - Dwell

The last time Blake Trabulsi and Allison Orr had a party at their house in Austin, Texas, it lasted until 5 a.m. Observes...<p>In Russia, a bipartite modular system gives way to a contemporary country getaway.<p>A Welsh design competition yields pop-up hotel concepts that celebrate a rich history of …

San Francisco

The Toddlers of Dwell Review 5 Modern Playhouses

All it takes to play is a healthy imagination, but a modern playhouse adds to the fun.<p>While the debate rages on between the benefits of free play versus structured play, we can all agree that these play structures make any modern family home so much merrier. For a little perspective—–in more ways …

Product Reviews

Articles about high tech green family home los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first …

Los Angeles

Articles about bedroom addition seattle on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of environmentally attuned architects combined adjoining properties in a Los Angeles canyon to house their modernist...<p>When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in...<p>Ten Steps To Heaven: $1,599,999.<p>Seattle is …

Architecture

Articles about way out west on Dwell.com - Dwell

Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...<p>It's not just a redesign, with the new Dwell we've moved away from a print companion blog to create a platform for our community...<p>New York–based designer Todd Bracher …

Architecture

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

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space …

Prefab Homes

Articles about cinematic family retreat brazil on Dwell.com - Dwell

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 …

Rhode Island

Articles about idyllic vacation home greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Architecture

Articles about 5 mid century inspired interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.<p>Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner …

Design

Articles about striking slatted wood and glass home san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...<p>The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.<p>Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget …

San Francisco

Articles about innovative wooden homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.<p>New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's …

Small Spaces

Articles about glowing box home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the …

Architecture

Articles about charming weekend cottage renovation marin on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and...<p>A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.<p>Niche modern crystal entryway lights to refresh a dated but charming family …

Home Tours

Jonas Damon Gift Ideas 2013

Ready for another wish list? This one is from Jonas Damon, maker of the Alarm Dock and Radio Dock, both of which we’ve featured here on BLTD. Jonas …

New York City

Emotion Versus Reason: Private Penthouse in Turin by Uda Architetti

<b>Ufficio di Architettura</b> known as UdA has recently completed this private penthouse apartment in Turin, highlighting the ideal match between <i>emotion</i> …

Cleanse Your Closet

Julie Morgenstern, the guru of putting lives in order, reveals her tips and tricks for getting your closet — and therefore your life — in order.<p>UNLEASH THE REAL YOU<p>If you're craving change, start with your closet. It holds the clues to your inner self — to all your selves. Who you are right now. …