September 2018

House  //  TW
House // TW
September 30, 2018

House TW resides in the “Funky” Little Forest Hills neighborhood of Dallas, TX. LFH is on the East side of White Rock Lake, just 15 minutes from Downtown, and is known for it’s dense trees, eclectic architecture, and artsy neighbors. This Mid-Century Modern inspired jewel box is just over 2,200 SF. The quaint footprint features…

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This Stunning Bay Area Eichler Just Listed For $775K
This Stunning Bay Area Eichler Just Listed For $775K
September 30, 2018

Designed by master architect A. Quincy Jones, this midcentury gem has been beautifully restored. Now on the market for only the second time in history, this luminous four-bedroom, two-bath abode has been recently treated to a thoughtful renovation by its current owners, respecting the home’s original details and accentuating its authentic midcentury charm.  The spacious,…

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Amazon Joins Forces With Plant Prefab, a Smart Housing Startup
Amazon Joins Forces With Plant Prefab, a Smart Housing Startup
September 30, 2018

Amazon’s Alexa Fund invests in Plant Prefab, a start-up specializing in the sustainable construction of prefab homes. It’s no secret that Amazon has been moving into the smart home sector—in fact, just this month they launched over a dozen Alexa-powered smart home devices. So it really isn’t much of a surprise that this week, Amazon’s…

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Own a Midcentury Gem by a Frank Lloyd Wright Disciple For $1.2M
Own a Midcentury Gem by a Frank Lloyd Wright Disciple For $1.2M
September 30, 2018

Noted Chicago architect Dennis Blair declared this masterful, modernist Schell House his favorite residential work. After working under Frank Lloyd Wright on the Guggenheim Museum in the 1940s, Dennis Blair spent decades designing dozens of elegant, modernist homes around the greater Chicago area.  Yet, according to listing agent Lou Zucaro of Baird & Warner, the…

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Textured Bluestone Marries Minimalist Design in This Timeless Abode
Textured Bluestone Marries Minimalist Design in This Timeless Abode
September 30, 2018

Located on a corner site in Brighton, Australia, is a unique family home with harmonious transitions between interior and exterior spaces. Named the Quarry House, this striking, bluestone-clad dwelling has been designed by creative architecture studio Finnis Architects in collaboration with interior designer Carmel Ludica. The seemingly simple, geometric exterior form balances with the minimalistic,…

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Top 5 Homes of the Week With Delectable Dining Rooms
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Delectable Dining Rooms
September 30, 2018

We’d love to take a seat in any one of these impeccable, modern dining rooms. Featuring plenty of natural light, cool color schemes, and elegant furnishings, these homes from the Dwell community have us planning our next dinner party. Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home feature.…

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An Inventive Melbourne Remodel Greets the Street With a New Garden
An Inventive Melbourne Remodel Greets the Street With a New Garden
September 30, 2018

Originally built in the 1850s, King Bill by Austin Maynard Architects gains a pocket park and a playful expansion. Full of bohemian soul, the heritage neighborhood of Fitzroy in Melbourne is known as a real estate hot spot. But rather than capitalize on their block and exploit a vacant garden east of their property, the…

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Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
September 30, 2018

Additional windows and open shelving help Suita House in Osaka feel airy and modern. The two-level, wooden Suita House in Osaka, Japan, was built sometime before 1981, in accordance with now outdated earthquake resistance standards. Since its owners—a couple with two young children—needed to upgrade to meet the current regulations, they decided to give the…

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Hank Green Explores the Dark Side of Internet Fame, With Robots
Hank Green Explores the Dark Side of Internet Fame, With Robots
September 30, 2018

The YouTube star’s debut novel caused him to grapple with the dehumanizing nature of celebrity.

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Speed-Listening and the Trouble With ‘Podfasters’
Speed-Listening and the Trouble With ‘Podfasters’
September 30, 2018

Podcasting is an art, every choice subtle and intentional. When you blow through an episode, you’re gutting the experience of its hard-won nuance and cadence.

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