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Articles about 7 surprising rear facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>These unusual examples of unique shelving treatments prove that you can successfully marry functional storage with artful design.<p>Thanks to Los …

Architecture

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Costa Rica

Finding Peace in 21st-Century Kyoto

When travelers arrive in <b>Kyoto</b> for the first time, they often are confused and disappointed. Expecting a place that exudes timeless elegance and peace, they instead find a thoroughly modern city of traffic-clogged streets and blocky concrete buildings. Looking at their faces, you know what they’re …

Japan

世界遺産の街並がファンタスティック!歩くだけで幸せになれる「冬景色」