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This seaside New Zealand house is a family affair.<p>An Architectural Drama in Five...<p>LA has been slowly establishing itself as a great center for arts and architecture.<p>In Vieira do Minho, a small village in northern Portugal, Guilherme Vaz designed a fortresslike retreat that embraces the …

Innovation

Impeccably Updated 1960 Eichler in the Bay Area Asks $1.2M

Just wow<p><b>Location:</b> San Rafael, California<p><b>Price:</b> $1,150,000<p>Designed by noted SoCal architects A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons as the model home for an Eichler development 20 miles north of San Francisco, this 1960 post-and-beam dream is exemplary as ever half a decade later. Clocking in at 1,814 …

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Los Angeles

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Architecture

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Mid-Century modern
Architecture

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Fabrication

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

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

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Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range …

Design

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Architecture

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New York State

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A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate...<p>An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.<p>This historic property in Concord, …

Architecture

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Mad Men

Redirecting...

This California Home Lives Low On The Land

This home in Oak Knoll, California by Jørgensen Design , maintains a distinctly low-profile, with a single floor spread across the property.<p>The house …

Swimming Pools

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Architecture

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Prefab Homes

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Architecture

Wirra Willa Pavilion

The stunning Wirra Willa Pavilion designed by Matthew Woodward Architecture is the perfect weekend retreat. Located in Somersby, NSW, Australia, on …

Living Rooms

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Design

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Rhode Island

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Architecture

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Architecture

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Living Rooms

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Architecture