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Holdout Houses: 10 Stubborn Structures That Won’t Make Way

Despite the emergence of highways, shopping malls, frighteningly deep pits and even moats around them, the tenacious owners of these older structures …

The 10 Coolest Office Spaces Of 2014

From Yelp to Soundcloud, take a look at the most colorful, whimsical, and productivity-boosting office designs we saw this year.<p>Fluorescent-lit cubicles are so last century. The latest in corporate office design is about creating more than just a place for employees to sit and stare at their …

Dezeen's 10 biggest architecture and design stories of 2014

To see 2014 out with a bang, we've pulled together our most read stories of the year – including a silk leaf that could create oxygen in space, …

Our 14 Most Interesting Stories About Architecture and Cities In 2014

We wrote hundreds upon hundreds of stories about the built world around us this year—ranging from the discovery of how Egypt really built its …

Articles about most popular homes 2014 green on Dwell.com - Dwell

Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...<p>Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.<p>Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer.<p>The Noorens fell in love with San …

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Tokyo’s Skinniest Houses

In Japan’s capital, some forgo suburban houses and downtown apartments in favor of building unique homes on tiny lots<p>Tomoya and Naomi Sato, looking to buy a home in one of the world’s most expensive cities, bought a tiny plot of land in a crowded residential neighborhood in central Tokyo. The land …

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The Best Design Books Of 2014

From tomes of taxidermy design and rock album covers to Paul Rand’s Thoughts on Design back in print, 2014 produced some gems.<p>In the world of art, architecture, and design books, 2014 produced an embarrassment of riches. There were a few much-lauded reissues of old-school but still vitally relevant …

Buildings to look out for in 2015

Jonathan Glancey picks a selection of exciting new architectural projects that are planned for the coming year.<p>Proving that he is still ahead of his game, 85-year-old Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Business School for the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – his first building in Australia – is …

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From Ideo, A Bike Seat That Won’t Make Your Butt Hurt

How Ideo helped a 126-year-old bike company build something cushy for your tushy.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>A Brooks England bicycle saddle, like a baseball glove, or a pair of Frye …

TWIN: A Bench With Social Character

TWIN is a modular bench designed by Andrea Rekalidis that can easily transform into different configurations depending on your style and use. Besides …