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How One Aspen House Lives Up to LEED

Smart technology helps a house in Aspen, Colorado, stay on its sustainable course.
June 25, 2016
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A Family Retreats to Their Ipe-Clad Backyard for an Easy Getaway

An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
June 24, 2016
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Dive Into the Next Phase of the Exquisite Blue Lagoon

The famed geothermal spa outside Reykjavík, Iceland, is entering a major new phase—paving the way for the area’s first five-star hotel.
June 19, 2016
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Maya Lin Channels the Elements to Educate People About the Natural World

A new monograph by Rizzoli explores the memorial project by the renowned artist.
June 19, 2016
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Let These Students Teach You a Lesson in Design

These top-notch projects by design students earned a spot on our honor roll.
June 18, 2016
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Meet the Faces Behind Our Indoor/Outdoor Living Issue

For Dwell's annual issue dedicated to indoor/outdoor living. Here, we introduce you to the photographers and writers who made it happen.
June 18, 2016
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Just Desert: A Cactus Garden Grows in Midtown Manhattan

To welcome summer, the plaza at Rockefeller Center transforms into a desert landscape.
June 16, 2016
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A Little Paradise on Earth

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's
June 12, 2016
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The Ceramicist That Mixes Organic Forms and Technique Together

Inspired by nature, Heidi Jalkh creates imaginative objects and collections.
June 12, 2016