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Beautiful Houses: Boatsheds

Today we will show you the beautiful Boatsheds in Auckland, New Zealand, a project by Strachan Group Architects and Rachael Rush. This house is …

Articles about transformative apartment renovation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>This minimalist Montreal pad relies on exposed brick and glass partitions to create continuity between spaces.<p>When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with …

Articles about 10 inspiring modern churches on Dwell.com - Dwell

One of the oldest types of public space gets reimagined in incredible visions of glass, steel and concrete.<p>The winning design for Norway’s July 22nd Memorial is one of many poignant architectural metaphors for loss.<p>From clever materials to coastal living, here's what caught our eye this …

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Articles about havana world capital urban farming on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Buena Vista Growers Club: the new book Farming Cuba explores Cuban's urban farming movement.<p>"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you …

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Barbara Hill on Designing Creative and Comfortable Rooms

The Texas designer shares how to create spaces that simultaneously stand out and stand the test of time.<p>A Dwell favorite, Texas-based architectural designer Barbara Hill creates comfortable, clean spaces that beg to be lived in. Here, we asked Hill to share her tips for creating cozy rooms, and her …

17 Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

In a world of tourist traps, letdowns, overrated destinations and just plain crowds, it's no wonder we've become victims of some major travel burnout.<p>It's time to freshen your bucket list with the planet's up-and-coming spots that are <i>more</i> than ahead of the tacky tourist curve. Visit these rising …

The First 3-D Printed Metal Furniture Is Here

Autodesk and Dutch designer Joris Laarman developed the first affordable technique for 3-D printing metal.<p>Earlier this year, we wrote about a groundbreaking new technique called MX3D-Metal. Developed by Dutch designer Joris Laarman and backed by Autodesk, MX3D-Metal makes it possible–for the first …

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Mid-Century Photos Capture Slices of Postwar Italy Life

After the end of World War II and the downfall of dictator Benito Mussolini, a new movement was born in Italy: Neorealism, which realistically portrayed the desperate conditions of the poor and the working class after the war. While Neorealism was a film movement, the same gritty aesthetic and …

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Photographer Swims Out to Sea to Capture Spectacular Storm Shot

A beautiful blanket of clouds rolls over a velvet green ocean. Could this photo be real? In fact, it is, and it was taken by photographer Jem Cresswell, who swam out to sea to capture this spectacular shot.<p>“Every summer there are some amazing storm fronts that sweep across Sydney, and this was by …

The Haunting Artifacts Inside The National September 11 Memorial Museum

Following a decade of development, The National September 11 Memorial Museum will open to the public on May 21. On top, it’s an inviting, transparent pavilion. Below, it’s a dark time capsule full of haunting artifacts.<p>Designed by architecture firm Snøhetta, the pavilion appears as an airy, …

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Stunning Hotel is Tucked Away in Once-Abandoned Caves

Tucked away in the once-abandoned caves of Matera, a little-known village in Southern Italy, lies the Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita. It's a one-of-a-kind hotel built by Swedish-Italian entrepreneur, hotelier, and philanthropist Daniele Kihlgren. The spectacular space features 18 rooms that blend …

Walden: A Place to Live and Work Outdoors

Ever read <i>Walden; or, Life in the Woods</i> by Henry David Thoreau? If not, it’s a book that was published in 1854 where reflections of living in nature …

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Beautiful Houses: Double Gable Eichler Remodel

Today we will show you the elegant Double Gable Eichler remodel in Burlingame, California, a project by Klopf Architecture. This is a very charming …

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Warped Street Art Portraiture by Stamatis Laskos | Colossal

<p>“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter,” said Oscar Wilde. “It is not he who is revealed by the …

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Artifox's Simple, Elegant Desk 01, Designed for Modern-Day Needs

We've looked at desks designed to cut cable clutter, desks with storage and desks with gutters. But this deceptively-simple-looking desk by Artifox …

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6 Niche NYC Music Festivals

Photo: Everett Collection Inc / Alamy.<p>Somewhere along the line, rock fests came to resemble those continental breakfasts you find at chain motels. …

Mauritius' Hidden Underwater Waterfall Is Everything You Want It To Be And More

Mauritius is an island just off the coast of Africa, close to Madagascar and Mozambique. With its stunning beaches, jewel-toned lagoons and spot of multi-colored earth, we rightly declared it one of the most beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean.<p>The island is home to some of the rarest plant and …

16 Things Master Travelers Do Differently

We all know our basic travel rules (Book in advance! Don't overpack!), but after years of the work-travel-work-travel grind, they can become nothing but empty mantras, tacked onto a list of stale travel habits that don't serve to improve our experience much at all.<p><i>Travel masters</i>, however, are those …

A plane that flies forever? Solar-powered flight to take off in 2015 - CNN.com

Solar Impulse 2 aims to be the first solar plane in history to fly around the world. It was recently announced Abu Dhabi will be the host city for the flight. The plane made its first test flight in June, and when it takes off on its round-the-world trip, will make Abu Dhabi both the first and last …

Our Top 14 Ultimate Luxury Hotels in South East Asia

It's a mistake to think that South East Asia is a low-budget destination, especially when it comes to the glittering levels of consummate luxury to be found in this region. In fact, some of the world's best hotels, properties and sailing boats reside in these lands and on its iridescent waters, …

10 quirkiest hotels in Latin America | CNN Travel

Mad Men: A Chic Retrospective

From Dior's new look to '60s mod, Janie Bryant's costumes on Mad Men kept us tuning in as much for the clothes as for Don's latest antics. In honor of the show's final season, we look back at the standout style moments.<p>From Dior's new look to '60s mod, Janie Bryant's costumes on <i>Mad Men</i> kept us …

Ooh, it's a coachbuilt, retro-bodied Jag XK from David Brown Automotive. And it could cost a million quid http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/david-brown-automotive-reveals-speedback-2013-03-28

17 of the best Airbnbs in Berlin [pics]

THE AWESOME AND REVOLUTIONARY WEBSITE Airbnb allows pretty much anyone with a web connection to rent out their home to visiting tourists, and it …

Manchester City Can Heed Lesson of Valladolid to Cause Mayhem at Barcelona

Things are not well at the Camp Nou, and if Manchester City finally decide to play the way we all know they can, they could be about to get much worse for Barcelona.<p>Ignore City’s defeat in the FA Cup at the weekend. The truth is that the blue side of Manchester will travel to Spain this week to …