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An Archaeological Renovation Adds Precious Space to a Tiny Boston Apartment

In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per square foot, architect Chris Greenawalt of Bunker Workshop dug up some room for a minuscule apartment.<p>See what he was able to do with a little excavation.

Ubatuba House

Ubatuba, São Paulo, Brazil<p>Nestled in an Atlantic Rainforest Reserve the house is made of two 40' feet High Cube Shipping Container to lodge a couple of surfers / adventurers and their two cats.<br>The project was comissioned to architecture firm dabox in 2014 and was finished at the end of the same …

Lantern Home

London, England, United Kingdom<p>Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.<p>Getting permission to renovate a historically listed townhouse in London can be trying. Fraher Architects spent months meeting with planning officials before they were given the okay to do …

Schiermonnikoog in 1737: kostwinners, huizen, vee, schepen

Lijst van namen van kostwinners op het eiland Schiermonnikoog in 1737 met vermelding van huizen, vee (paarden, koeien), schepen e.d.<p>Tresoar, toegang 312 Heerlijkheid Schiermonnikoog, inventarisnummer 124: Lijst van ingezetenen, hun huizen, vee, schepen enz. 1737.

A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway

On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.<p>Living on one of the outermost inhabited islands on the American eastern seaboard requires a vigilance in numbers, and the villagers of the community …

The Nature of Nuance

The Mellin family blurs the lines between work and play in a highly conceptualized home and office remodel that celebrates precision.<p>IT CAN BE CHALLENGING for observant eyes to thrive in an imperfect world. The abundance of wavy road lines and mismatched socks don’t go unnoticed. Many designers and …

Mod Men

Todd Goddard and Andrew Mandolene have a spring in their step since completing their restoration of the near-derelict 1957 home of architect Arthur Witthoefft, who says, “I can’t get over what they’ve done—–it’s unbelievable.”<p>In 1957, Arthur Witthoefft was overseeing the construction of his new …

Peek Inside the Frank Gehry Rental of an Emerging L.A. Furniture Designer

In Venice Beach, California, Dust to Dust designer Kristin Grant Fowler and her husband, William Fowler, make an early Frank Gehry residence all their own.<p>A good Craigslist find is the stuff of apartment-hunting legend. Just nabbing a place without crazy roommates is a small victory, but the home …

How California Style Influenced a Group Home in Paris

A forward-thinking group home in the 20th arrondissement channels a midcentury spirit.<p>A group home, essentially an orphanage for teenagers, may not have been Damien Brambilla’s dream commission. The budget was tight, the bureaucracy heavy, the room to design something radical—or even just …

You'll Yearn For Summer After You See This Prefab Bar

Nicknamed the Green Lantern, this portable bar in Buenos Aires saves the day (and the night).<p>It’s a concept that represents salvation for those of us who have sweated through a humid urban summer —and perhaps an idea ripe for feature placement in a beer commercial. Perched on a rooftop in Buenos …

Articles about garden apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...<p>It is a Garden is a minimal residence …

Articles about net assets on Dwell.com - Dwell

I recently came across Numen's creative interactive installations, a mix between art and design, on the landscape architecture...<p>Point Zero's homes combine energy-efficient construction and health-oriented design without sacrificing the comfort or aesthetics...<p>Clear your calendar: It's a weekend of …

Articles about grateful shed on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family discovers the joys of DIY design—and muddy feet—in their home made up of distinct pods that blends harmoniously with its...<p>In preparation for our upcoming outdoor issue, we've been examining all manners of outbuildings: prefab sheds, tree houses,...<p>How do you create a tool shed to match …

Articles about green cottage getaway maine on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.<p>Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the...<p>I am very excited to announce that Philip M. Isaacson, owner and resident of the …

Articles about 7 pergolas perfect summer on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you’re nervous about diving into the dizzying world of tile, read this guide before tackling your bathroom project.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and …

Articles about sustainable retreat fire devastated site boulder on Dwell.com - Dwell

A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead …

MMMMMS House / Anna & Eugeni Bach

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The MMMMMS house is placed at the outskirts of Camallera, in a recent development area facing the …

Charred Cabin / DRAA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Commissioned as a mountain hideout, the Charred Cabin settles on a rather unusual location for Santiago …

Framing

15 Social Housings in Riaillé / Mabire Reich

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The subject is simple: To do a project of 15 housings at the entrance of the little town of Riaillé, …

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Articles about 7 modern shingled houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 15 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

20 Smart Micro House Design Ideas That Maximize Space

There seems to be a trend lately in building tiny, micro houses. It’s basically all about finding a way to include as many things and functions into …

Tiny House Movement

Articles about aspiring architects build pavilion vermont forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a Vermont forest, architecture students design and build a pavilion for quiet contemplation.<p>Minimalism is taken to the max when architect Eric Logan rebuilds his family cabin on a Wyoming mountainside.<p>Taking a down-to-earth, locavore approach to architecture, the firm McLeod Kredell brings …

Articles about eco friendly compact cabin washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>To kick off the new schedule, we thought …

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Articles about living mini house on Dwell.com - Dwell

A mobile house that is small in size, but big on style.<p>Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC, with the help of...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>During the holidays a friend sent me …

Articles about 7 dreamy outdoor spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up our outdoor spaces.<p>With its serene beauty, we believe that Portugal is a must-see destination for all design lovers.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>The alphabet is as …

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