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  1. 5 Architects Get Crafty With Budgets to Build Cost-Effective Modern Homes
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    5 Architects Get Crafty With Budgets to Build Cost-Effective Modern Homes

    The architects and residents of these five homes had the challenge of creating a champagne house on a beer budget. By getting creative with financing, searching for contractors who were willing to...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.16.15

  2. P.S. 1 Young Architects Program Winners
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    P.S. 1 Young Architects Program Winners

    Of note this week in New York was the announcement of the finalists in the Young Architects Program, the competition that challenges emerging firms to design the interior courtyard of MOMA's edgy...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    01.30.09

  3. Architect Barbara Bestor
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    Architect Barbara Bestor

    The latest in our Three Buildings series is an architect we've admired for some time: Barbara Bestor. Keep an eye out for a Bestor–designed house in the My House section of our February 2010...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.23.09

  4. 101 Architects
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    101 Architects

    From plans to personalites: Everything you need to know about working with an architect (well, almost).

    written by: Andrew Wagner
    05.27.09

  5. Architect Marcel Beaudin
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    Architect Marcel Beaudin

    Vermont-born architect Marcel Beaudin never planned to design buildings. Trained as a draftsman for the monuments his family’s granite-quarrying business produced, Beaudin was working as a...

    written by: Lindsay J. Westley
    09.17.12

  6. How To Write Like An Architect
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    How To Write Like An Architect

    Typing most of the day, handwriting doesn't really come into play. But when it's time for that personal handwritten note, I wish I knew how to write like an architect:

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.29.08

  7. My Paradise: A Hundred Years of Finnish Architects’ Summer Homes Exhibit at AIA San Francisco gallery
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    My Paradise: A Hundred Years of Finnish Architects’ Summer Homes Exhibit at AIA San Francisco gallery

    Summer houses have always held a special place in Finnish culture—and in the careers of its architects, who have used them not only for catching up on rest and relaxation, but as experimental...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.16.08

  8. The ABC of Architects
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    The ABC of Architects

    Whether the signature work of star architects is your bread and butter, or you're a complete rookie in the realm of bold-faced design, you'll adore this quick, charming tour of the modern buildings...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.30.13

  9. Aspiring Architects Build a Pavilion in the Vermont Forest
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    Aspiring Architects Build a Pavilion in the Vermont Forest

    In a Vermont forest, architecture students design and build a pavilion for quiet contemplation.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.23.14

  10. Q&A With 9/11 Memorial Architect Michael Arad
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    Q&A With 9/11 Memorial Architect Michael Arad

    In March 2013, Dwell had the pleasure of touring the World Trade Center Memorial with lead architect Michael Arad. Arad was awarded the commission for his design "Reflecting Absence" in 2004 and...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.01.13

  11. Meet Todd Bertsch, Architect Behind Porsche's Bold New Headquarters
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    Meet Todd Bertsch, Architect Behind Porsche's Bold New Headquarters

    Architect Todd Bertsch crafted a dynamic North American headquarters for Porsche that harnesses the energy of the brand's automobiles and staff. For the final installment in their "Powered by...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.22.15

  12. Sponsored Post

    Five Tips for Young Architects

    Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the industry.

    written by: Design Indaba
    04.08.16

  13. Exhibit Spotlights the Work of Spanish Architect Luis Vidal
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    Exhibit Spotlights the Work of Spanish Architect Luis Vidal

    The work of the Madrid-based firm Luis Vidal + Architects, best known for its ambitious airport and train station designs, with be the subject of an exhibition coming to Washington, D.C., and New...

    written by: William Lamb
    04.01.14

  14. Master Architects Lecture Series in San Diego to Honor Louis Kahn
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    Master Architects Lecture Series in San Diego to Honor Louis Kahn

    I posted recently about a great looking spring lecture series at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. Not to be outdone by its neighbor to the north, San Diego has assembled a top-drawer raft of speakers for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.03.09

  15. Architect Series Dimmers
    Design 101

    Architect Series Dimmers

    The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to any room.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    01.31.09

  16. Dwell on Design

    Discover How Architect Chad Oppenheim Is Reinventing the Suburb

    At Dwell on Design New York, a designer of luxe residences and resorts talks about updating a tired typology: the suburban subdivision.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    09.28.15

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    Photo of the Week: Floating Concrete Staircase by Architect Arthur Erickson

    Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    01.14.16

  18. Rill Architects' Retreat in the Woods
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    Rill Architects' Retreat in the Woods

    "Simple forms and natural materials were key to the design of this home," says Jim Rill, principal of Rill Architects who, along with project manager James Murray, designed a home that draws...

    photos by: James Ray Spahn
    03.14.13

  19. Heretic Architects Onstage at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Heretic Architects Onstage at Dwell on Design

    This summer, two bastions of Los Angeles architecture, The Getty Center and SCI-Arc, have joined together for an initiative celebrating the architects of Southern California. Now Dwell on Design is...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.20.13

  20. Landscape Architect Bernard Trainor
    Outdoor

    Landscape Architect Bernard Trainor

    We're thrilled to welcome Bernard Trainor to Dwell on Design this year. The Monterey-based, Australia-born landscape architect has a knack for crafting gardens that complement their built and...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.15.13

  21. Green

    An Architect's Tips for Creating a Garden in the Heart of the City

    In our upcoming February 2016 issue, we visit the Gowanus, Brooklyn, home of architect Philippe Baumann and his family, which includes a rooftop garden. In advance of the issue, Baumann shares his...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.17.15

  22. Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects
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    Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects

    Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore Sottsass and more in Rizzoli's 1980s paean to postmodern jewelry design.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.14.14

  23. STREB Dancers Are Action Architects
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    STREB Dancers Are Action Architects

    Considered neither modern nor contemporary dance, but more circus or rodeo with a dash of extreme sports and Hollywood-esque stunt-work, the STREB company dancers are known to perform petrifying...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    11.12.09

  24. Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde
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    Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde

    Noted architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) designed gorgeous, modern buildings and interiors in his now famous Art Nouveau style. What Van de Velde was to Art Nouveau architecture Walter...

    written by: Frances J. Folsom
    06.04.13

  25. "The Architects" Offers a Peek into New York's Architecture Firms
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    "The Architects" Offers a Peek into New York's Architecture Firms

    At the Storefront for Art and Architecture, filmmaker Amie Siegel presents a collective portrait of the New York architects shaping today's global design community.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    04.03.15

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