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Modern box house in Nagoya, Japan

5 SMART MODERN HOMES IN JAPAN

Time and again, so many modern architects tell us that they are heavily influenced by Japanese design. We go straight to the source with 5 of our favorite homes in Japan from the pages of Dwell.

Photo by Takashi Homma.

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Originally appeared in Small Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
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Back side of Shayan House with a car in the garage

6 MODERN HOMES IN SAN DIEGO

Although at first glance San Diego is typically associated with beachside apartments and tile-roofed bungalows, it most definitely has a modern side. With architectural legends such as Louis Kahn blazing the trail, the city is holding its own: Here are six houses from our pages that show San Diego's modern edge.

Photo by Ye Rin Mok

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Originally appeared in The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego
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Natural light and fresh air pours in through the <a href="http://www.sierrapacificwindows.com">six windows</a> (each three feet wide by six and a half feet tall) that pattern both sides of the home. “We picked out this size because it’s the biggest you co

5 MODERN HOUSES IN PORTLAND

Building on our Modern in the City of Roses slideshow, we share five more residential projects from Portland, Oregon, ranging from a multi-family development to renovations.

Photo on left by Sally Schoolmaster; photo on right, courtesy Atelier Waechter.

Originally appeared in Portland's Cape Cod Remodel
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Modern living room with wooden floors and natural lighting

7 WALL-MOUNTED STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Display your prized collections elegantly with wall-mounted shelves. From custom outfits to modular installations, we share seven solutions for hanging storage.

Photo by: Ian Allen

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Originally appeared in Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
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Even in ever-gray and gloomy Seattle, the 24-by-10-foot front window lets in enough light that the couple rarely needs to turn on any lamps inside the house.

EMERALD CITY: MODERN HOMES IN SEATTLE PART TWO

Surrounded by lush evergreen forests and famously known for its cup of Joe, this second cool quintet of our favorite homes also resides in the Emerald City known as Seattle.

Photo by: Philip Newton

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Didier Krzentowski and his wife, Clémence, in the dining room of their Paris flat. The Slim table was designed by Martin Szekely for a Galerie Kreo exhibition in 1999. On the wall, above a Marc Newson Alufelt chair, is a photograph of Krzentowski by Erwin

6 WAYS TO DESIGN WITH MARC NEWSON

Can’t afford to drop $2 million on a Marc Newson Lockheed Lounge? Relax, for to follow is a study of rooms from the pages of Dwell that incorporate a range of designs by the modern industrial master.

Photo by Philippe Munda.

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AFFORDABLE HILLSIDE HOME IN NEW ZEALAND

Three designers jump-start their practice with an affordably built abode in New Zealand.

Photo by: Paul McCredie

Originally appeared in This Home Achieves Blissful Living in the Hills
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Modern box house in Nagoya, Japan

5 SMART MODERN HOMES IN JAPAN

Time and again, so many modern architects tell us that they are heavily influenced by Japanese design. We go straight to the source with 5 of our favorite homes in Japan from the pages of Dwell.

Photo by Takashi Homma.

Photo by Takashi Homma.

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