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Alternating stucco and ipe exterior finishes demarcate different residential units at this extended family compound in Queens. The architect had to scaffold and apply the stucco in a single day in order to create a seamless look. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Welton Becket's 1955 New York Life Insurance Company Building in Los Angeles had undergone a series of less-than-faithful additions by the time architects Chava Danielson and Eric Haas were tasked with transforming it into a contemporary school, but...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, April 24, 2015
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"New rug from Morocco, Iggy approves."  This week, we loved this shot from @taylorcumbie of a richly textured Moroccan rug paired with a super cute dog, Iggy. Follow @dwellmagazine on Instagram for more design and architecture inspiration....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, April 24, 2015
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While most sliding glass walls open to private yards at the back of a house, the architect of this Manhattan Beach renovation, Dean Nota, uniquely opened the front of the home to an enclosed front yard. Image courtesy of Erhard Pfeiffer....
From: Dwell | By: brandiandres | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Whitney Museum's new Metapacking District home opens May 1, 2015. Asymmetrical in form, the structure gleans inspiration from the industrial-commercial neighborhood in which its situated. Image courtesy of Nic Lehoux. While Marcel Breuer's beloved—and...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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In this Houston town house, a sturdy wooden coffee table brings the outdoors in to a small living space and appears to make the dogs feel right at home. Photo by Jack Thompson....
From: Dwell | By: brandiandres | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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This practical magazine rack by designer Chuck Routhier stores your issues in a flexible wool sling, and even includes a perch for your coffee. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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In a Russian abode, a built-in larch bookshelf occupies an entire wall. Image courtesy of Eugene Kulibaba....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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In Brooklyn, WORKac designed a teaching classroom at P.S. 216 elementary school that channels runoff rainwater from its roof for reuse in its mobile greenhouse. Photo by Iwan Baan....
From: Dwell | By: heathercorcoran | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Originally inspired by components of Bower NYC’s furniture line, the Forma Sculptural Candle Set began as a small sculpture. After deciding that the piece needed another element to bring it to life, the designers added a candle—fire—to create a...
From: Dwell | By: Marianne Colahan | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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This cluster of cabins in Norway is designed to facilitate family togetherness, while allowing space for private meditation. The central cabin provides communal living spaces, whilse the two cabins that flank it are used as private sleeping quarters....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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In light of California’s water shortage, Cassy Aoyagi’s drought-tolerant landscapes feel incredibly prescient. This Los Angeles home showcases some of the designer’s favorite eco-friendly solutions, such as a low-watering lawn alternative and Russian...
From: Dwell | By: brandiandres | Thursday, April 23, 2015
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At this breezy beach house in California, a small deck on the second-level forms a shaded alcove below for a hammock....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Artist Radamés “Juni” Figueroa crafted this sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space. Image courtesy of Radamés “Juni” Figueroa....
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Created by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, University Tower at The New School in New York's Greenwich Village features a green roof, 20 percent recycled materials, and a banded brass face and lower-than-average glazing ratio (31.5 percent compared...
From: Dwell | By: heathercorcoran | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Designed for the Future is available from Princeton Archtiectural Press for $25 and covers ideas on sustainability from architects, curators, landscape designers, and more. For some, Earth Day offers a moment of pause to contemplate sustainability—how...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Barcelona-based designer Alex Ortega exhibited these crimped metal display shelves. They might not be able to handle your weightiest tomes, but we were smitten with their simplicity and vibrant colors.  In 1998, Marva Griffin Wilshire established Salone...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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For a steeply-sloping yard in Berkeley, architect Mary Barensfeld created a Japanese-inspired garden that rises 17 feet above a 400-square-foot patio.  Photo by Joe Fletcher ....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Modern Sprout’s planters were designed by Nick Behr and Sarah Burrows, two Chicago apartment dwellers who wanted to grow their own garden, but didn’t have the space. Struggling to maintain plants in their apartment, they tried hydroponic planters,...
From: Dwell | By: Marianne Colahan | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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The structure is designed to open up the pond ecosystem to visitors and serve as an outdoor classroom space. Image courtesy of Studio Gang. Watch the video below to hear Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects talk about the project. "As the footprints...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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At this former Dwell staffer's Brooklyn apartment, “Ziggy Diamond” wallpaper from Flavor Paper creates a backdrop that's bold but also lets the art in front of it stand out. The metallic silver is echoed by deadstock 1970s tulip-print wallpaper...
From: Dwell | By: heathercorcoran | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Never use cleaners of any kind. Even the most gentle cleaners can contain chemicals that can damage your piece. Use a clean damp cloth to wipe down as needed, especially on wood or leather components, like those in George Nelson's Marshmallow Sofa. ...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, April 24, 2015
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Sam Shah and his wife Anne Suttles turned a once-dilapidated 1920s bungalow in Austin’s Travis Heights neighborhood into their dream home. Shah, Suttles, and their daughter, Tesla, use their outdoor space as an extra room....
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Friday, April 24, 2015
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An entire floor was added to the house, and the garage was updated. Image courtesy of Alexandre Guilbeault....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, April 24, 2015
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A couple hired designer Alexandra Angle to spruce up their beach house on Fire Island, New York for the upcoming season, and became so enamored that they decided to stick with her colorful interior intervention.  Image courtesy of Lucas Allen/GMAimages....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, April 24, 2015
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The Italian brand Zanotta exhibited the William sofa, a new design for 2015, alongside the Genni chair, the 1935 brainchild of Gabriele Mucchi. For one week in April, designers from around the world come together in Milan to unveil new work. At Salone...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Friday, April 24, 2015
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In its closed position, the piece looks like a storage unit. A door on wheels slides open to reveal a kitchen inside....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, April 24, 2015
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