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Should we spy on our children?

If you don't, you soon might. A range of new technology means you can now keep kids under surveillance 24/7 but is this good parenting, or Orwellian overkill?<p>It’s a Saturday night. My partner is away at a conference and I am at home holding the fort. We have five children and so, though I have one …

Designers reinvent low-cost travel in a new crop of hotels and hostels

Designers reinvent low-cost travel in a new crop of hotels and hostels<p>Travel /

Mimosa Road / Park + Associates Pte Ltd

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The client commissioned the project outlining a simple brief. Double volume living space, 4 bedrooms, …

Living Rooms

House in Tsurumaki with a hexagonal living room by Case-Real

This house in Tokyo by Japanese studio Case-Real is rectangular at the front and hexagonal at the back (+ slideshow).<p>Japanese architect Koichi …

10 Ways Window Design can Influence your Interiors

Ask any homeowner what the top amenity that they love about their home and their response is usually the views and the location. In fact, many …

Articles about 8 great modern interiors japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, …

Pacific Ocean

Articles about 5 modern courtyards part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through …

Outdoors

Articles about torontos tetris inspired home on Dwell.com - Dwell

We have all played the game “Tetris” at least once in our lives.<p>A new home replenishes Quebec’s vanishing stock of farmhouses.<p>An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.<p>When Shevi Loewinger first left Tel Aviv for San Francisco seven years …

Architecture

Articles about 5 modern apartments paris on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, the folks at AutoCamp are experts.<p>Dwell …

Prefab Homes

Articles about angular futuristic house georgia on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture …

Architecture

Articles about 8 sophisticated rooms around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...<p>In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.<p>Though it's not typical, building a home underground can …

Architecture

Articles about 6 homes fit chefs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The refrigerator in your kitchen may be humming a pricey song—to the tune of hundreds of dollars and thousands of kilowatts a...<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few …

Logging

Articles about gothic inspired modern home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Santiago Suarez is a man who …

Frank Lloyd Wright

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about 7 green renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a …

Hygge

Vivienda en Playa Espiñeiro / Epb42

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The plot on which this new building is sited runs along a clear steeply sloping north-south axis. Its …

Moor Street Residence / Austin Maynard Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How do you create a home in 4.5m? It’s tricky, but a lot of fun.<p>A family of four had lived in this …

M Residence / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sitting on the rural scenery of Fukui, this residence was created for a young couple with a child, and …

Seventh House / Hernández Silva Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The terrain is a flat and raised platform, the house is positioned on a north-south axis generating an …

Berkshire Pond House / David Jay Weiner

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is a response to a client’s desire to build a family weekend house on a densely wooded …

Tel Aviv Townhouse / Pitsou Kedem Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A 270 square meter plot was used as the foundation for a Tel Aviv town house consisting of a basement …

Stepped House Toward the Landscape / 05 AM Arquitectura

The house is located between party walls in a long and narrow plot in the city limits of Casavells. Its original state was ruinous, so we propose to …

Casa Nolla / OAB

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Project proposes placing the house right in the centre of the plot, in such a way as to clearly …

Architizer

Beautiful Houses: New Arbat Apartment

This week we will show you a beautiful and modern apartment in Moscow, Russia, a project by SL*Project. We don't have details about the project but …

Architecture

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