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December 27, 2013
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Bathroom of small space apartment in New York City

12 TIPS FOR TINY BATHROOMS

If your itty bitty bathroom is ready for a redo, check out these 12 projects that make the most of limited space with clever tricks.

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Originally appeared in Space-Saving Wood-Paneled Apartment in Manhattan
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The Blue Sky prototype house leads a second life as desert getaway for David McAdam and his partner Scott Smith.

THE BEST OF PREFAB: 7 HOMES WE LOVE

The locations may be far flung—from rural Missouri to Eglisau, Switzerland—the residents might be architects, families, or weekend warriors, but the constant is prefabrication in our roundup of seven of the best prefab homes featured in Dwell.

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Originally appeared in Plan of Steel
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A SUSTAINABLY BUILT WEEKEND HOME

Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Green
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ANGULAR MODERN BEACH HOUSE IN FLORIDA

Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna Maria Island, Florida.

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Originally appeared in Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
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Fishers Island prefab exterior portrait

AN UNCONVENTIONAL PREFAB ON FISHERS ISLAND

A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.

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Originally appeared in The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab
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hudson valley river renovation

A MIDCENTURY MODERN RENOVATION IN HUDSON VALLEY

Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a Manhattan couple embarks on a renovation in the verdant Hudson Valley.

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Originally appeared in The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape
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compact prefab new zealand exterior

MODERN VACATION HOMES

Christmas vacation is right around the corner and that has got us all pining for a fabulous vacation getaway home. Here, we take a look at seven enviable escapes from the beach to the mountains.

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Originally appeared in Students Pass Their Class by Building a House in New Zealand
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Bathroom of small space apartment in New York City

12 TIPS FOR TINY BATHROOMS

If your itty bitty bathroom is ready for a redo, check out these 12 projects that make the most of limited space with clever tricks.

Photo by David Engelhardt.

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