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Articles about dont let its rustic charm fool you net zero home plays team modern on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple transforms an old Toronto storefront in Dundas West into a home and studio.<p>We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.<p>A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on …

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Articles about tiny cabins vermont woods commune nature on Dwell.com - Dwell

A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the...<p>If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that...<p>A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in …

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Articles about house looks great after 107 years on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.<p>Two designers restore a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist.<p>A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.<p>Founded in 1968 to build A-frame homes for resort …

Architecture

Articles about 7 ways use salvaged wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...<p>This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...<p>If you feel …

Architecture

Double House / Bokarev Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A small plot of building land (600 square meters) is situated in a district of private houses in the …

Articles about eco friendly paris prefab assembled two weeks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...<p>We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.<p>If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you a headache, the fumes …

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Articles about airy addition historic boise home on Dwell.com - Dwell

An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.<p>We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is exciting.<p>A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable …

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Articles about brick garage transformed family home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...<p>For most homeowners, the goal of renovating …

Architecture

By the Book - Dwell

In the 19th century, architectural pattern books brought design (albeit primarily neoclassical and Greek Revival) to the masses. Equipped with a basic skill level and these instruction manuals that came complete with plans and renderings, builders from New York to New Orleans could create facades …

Architecture

Track Your Baby’s Temperature With A Cool Stick-On Tattoo

Fever Scout is like a medical device given a Nike makeover.<p>It’s 3 a.m., and your baby is crying. You go into the room and realize he’s burning up. The options from here are bleak–probe your thrashing child with a steel-tipped rectal thermometer, or swipe across his head with an unreliable skin …

Articles about modernist l shaped charred cedar cabin alaska on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the shadow of Denali mountain, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a...<p>Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...<p>Available for $85 a night, these …

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Articles about danish prefab feels much larger its 861 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

When a couple in Sofia, Bulgaria, wanted to make their apartment feel more spacious, Pavel Yanev of All In Studio gave them a...<p>Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.<p>While in the process of helping his father find a …

Ho Chi Minh City

Articles about hay horses straw houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the Napa Valley, one sustainable residence elegantly demonstrates straw bale technology.<p>This 760-square-foot stable outside Seattle was converted into an artist's studio, guest bedroom, and more.<p>When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, …

Architecture

Articles about compact japanese inspired house enjoys majestic views on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, …

São Paulo

Articles about amazing cantilevered home mountains on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.<p>When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...<p>Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>Nestled along …

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Articles about vancouver renovation transforms backyard giant living room on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.<p>In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young …

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An artist couple from Amsterdam convert a neglected farm in rural Germany into a sustainable and modern vacation village.<p>A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.<p>It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.<p>Bar the bookcase and forswear the end …

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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>A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Nestled in the backyard of a Toronto home, this architect’s self-designed work studio is …

Mind

Lithuanian Hunting House / Devyni architektai

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A shelter for a hunter's family leisure time is located on a small hill in the deep Lithuanian forest. …

Architecture

Articles about north carolina home renovated swiss aesthetic mind on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to...<p>In North …

North Carolina

A4: Adapt for new use, but preserve features that convey historical, cultural + architectural values. #ModernMonday http://t.co/P46elik8U3

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India's Most Stunning Textiles Are on View at the V&A

This week, the Victoria and Albert Museum opens its new stunning exhibition, “The Fabric of India.” A powerhouse institution for all things decorative, the V&A has a world-class collection of Indian textiles, making this show of roughly 200 objects a must-see.<p>The exhibition, organized by curators</b> …

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>Canadian architect Omar Gandhi and his team at Omar Gandhi Architect are always looking to build meaningful projects that will...<p>This light, bright, and airy home is in a …

Architecture

Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape

This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.

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Articles about simple cabin embraces its mountain setting on Dwell.com - Dwell

Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900...<p>When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...<p>Perched atop a soaring granite outcropping, …

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