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Day: October 1, 2016

House, Home & Gardening

Whether or not it is Home Theater, Complete-House Audio, or Good Home Controls and Lighting, the Digital House E-mail E-newsletter has all the know-how, information and inspiration it’s essential embark on making your home an Digital House. Close by, within the heart of this primary gallery, dollhouses — a stately, chockablock Victorian and a peppy trendy dream house designed by an architect for Girl’s Day journal in 1976 — are outfitted with the decorating totems of the day (an ermine rug within the former, and ethnic masks and low-slung orange sofas within the latter).

Six quick movies depict daily life inside six examples of terrific contemporary architecture: a FlatPak prefab house in New York; a 6,500-square-foot concrete-and-metal luxurious showplace in Arizona; an 84-sq.-foot tiny house” in a Washington State backyard; a dormitory in the spherical at the Maryland Institute School of Art; a duplex in New Orleans; and, in Los Angeles, social housing for previously homeless and disabled men.

If the normal American house is a single-family unit, these photographs show that, in reality, we’re maybe extra prone to be dwelling in public housing, penitentiaries, army barracks, gated communities and, sure, mansions, herded there by government policies both useful and devastating.

Yet the scenes are compelling and transferring: Dee Williams carrying her dog down the ladder from the sleeping loft in her Tumbleweed Tiny House; Rodney White and Tom Brown enacting the quotidian rituals of couples in all places in their Dwell-worthy FlatPak.

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