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Landscaping

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A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a …

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U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Architecture

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A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.<p>Meet the first zero-emission nursery in...<p>A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.<p>With LEED-certified …

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On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.<p>Permanent connection between nature and...<p>Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you …

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Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.<p>This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect...<p>No longer just a container for your …

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An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.<p>Paris, also known as "The City of Light", is a breathtaking city.<p>Thanks to a recent remodel, this four-bedroom property asking $2,000,000 is filled with natural light and beautiful bespoke...<p>When …

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Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>If green design were easy, …

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Telecommuting may let you answer email in your underwear, but is the home office all it’s cracked up to be?<p>Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying to coalesce the still-nebulous array of smart home...<p>New Alexa-enable devices offer more ways to command your smart …

Prefab Homes

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A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, …

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While my appreciation of New York’s 24-7 public transit system remains immeasurable, I am pleased, as day two begins, to catch a...<p>In 1997, musician Lars Storschen started renting out rooms in his house to supplement his income.<p>st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and …

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Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood …

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A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

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Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900...<p>Weary city dwellers can find serenity in this array of cabins on the Norwegian archipelago of Fleinvær, where the Northern Lights...<p>Vancouver-based Hinterland Design …

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Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …

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After noticing a number of projects that feature interesting circular windows, we decided it's time to give them a moment in the...<p>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 …

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At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of …

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By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...<p>Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>A New Zealand …

Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line

Rejuvenation's new collection takes cues from John Yeon's 1937 Aubrey Watzek House.<p>For its new lighting and furniture line, dubbed Northwest Modern, Portland-based home goods store Rejuvenation took its inspiration from a local gem. The architect John Yeon designed the Aubrey Watzek House for a …

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In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in a backyard corner, an aptly...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with …

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

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While Russel Wright was helping shape America's sense of modern design in the mid 20th century, he was also slowly crafting a...<p>While airport terminals aren't necessarily known as venues for stellar art exhibits, it's always a nice surprise to find some...<p>You’ve heard the term thrown around, but …

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Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the house we featured in our October Off the Grid...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been …

Articles about raising barn on Dwell.com - Dwell

Agricultural buildings inspire a remote getaway in eastern Canada.<p>Edgar Lyall, a television writer, and Elizabeth Wise, a Lifetime network executive, bought a 1,000-square-foot 1941 prewar...<p>The Balancing Barn by the Dutch design stars MVRDV has gotten a fair bit of play around the web, but little …

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A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...<p>For years, Eileen and Jelle Kiesling spent much of their time in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, she as a teacher, and he as a...<p>A straightforward alteration and …

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A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the …

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Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established …

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From city slickers to country bumpkins, homeowners have always longed for a special place from which to escape the toils of...<p>A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.<p>The Australian maverick unifying surfing and science,...<p>A hike to the Park Butte fire …

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City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York...<p>An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.<p>A sprawling family retreat with separate …