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  1. Landscape Architect Bernard Trainor
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    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

  2. 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

  3. Video: Insights from Award-Winning Architect Thom Mayne
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    Video: Insights from Award-Winning Architect Thom Mayne

    Receiving recognition for countless design achievements, including the Rome Prize Fellowship, the Neutra Medal for Professional Excellence, the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and the 2013 AIA Gold...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.14.14

  4. 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

  5. STREB Dancers Are Action Architects
    Travel Reports

    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

  6. Surreal Architect’s Portraits (and their buildings)
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    Surreal Architect’s Portraits (and their buildings)

    We recently featured Federico Babina’s Archist City of artist’s imaginary houses, now see his newly released architect’s portraits and their buildings.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.07.14

  7. Heretic Architects Onstage at Dwell on Design
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    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

  8. Architect-Designed Chapels Create Modern-Day Places of Worship
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    Architect-Designed Chapels Create Modern-Day Places of Worship

    Following Dwell's February 2015 story exploring how modern architects design chapels, synagogues, mosques, and other places for worship, we've rounded up a few more stellar examples of the genre.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.27.15

  9. New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World
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    New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World

    Three New York-based architects discuss the challenges—and opportunities—of designing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.07.14

  10. Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred
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    Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred

    A restrained interior by architect Annabelle Selldorf adds gravitas to restaurateur Danny Meyer's latest hotspot, Marta, inside the new Martha Washington hotel.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Jonathan Chesley
    01.07.15

  11. Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects
    Rewind

    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

  12. 2013 New York Landscape Architects Design Awards
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    2013 New York Landscape Architects Design Awards

    Here in New York, spring has sprung at last, so there couldn’t be a more appropriate time to celebrate accomplishments in landscape architecture. A show currently running at the Center for...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.16.13

  13. Most Stylish Architect in History: Le Corbusier
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    Most Stylish Architect in History: Le Corbusier

    Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. But should we add style maven to the list? His eyewear has pretty much defined the profession of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.09.13

  14. Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
    Interviews

    Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban

    The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module for prefabricated houses.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    01.19.14

  15. Home of the Week: Iconic Los Angeles Home of Architect Ray Kappe
    Houses We Love

    Home of the Week: Iconic Los Angeles Home of Architect Ray Kappe

    A video takes a behind-the-scene tour of the Los Angeles architect's family home.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.24.14

  16. Q&A with Pakistan's First Female Architect
    Interviews

    Q&A with Pakistan's First Female Architect

    As profiled in our "Women of Influence" roundup in our July/August 2012 issue, Yasmeen Lari is the closest thing Pakistan has to a design superhero. After years working as an architect,...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.02.12

  17. 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

  18. McLeod Kredell: Locavore Architects in Vermont
    Profiles

    McLeod Kredell: Locavore Architects in Vermont

    Taking a down-to-earth, locavore approach to architecture, the firm McLeod Kredell brings modernism to the traditional region of New England.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.14.14

  19. Architect Couples At Home
    My House

    Architect Couples At Home

    When architects fall in love, designing their own home can be both rewarding and challenging feats. Through compromise and collaboration, these couples successfully made their dream home a reality.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.11.13

  20. A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones
    Books

    A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones

    Architect and Dwell on Design Los Angeles speaker Cory Buckner’s forthcoming book, Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia, revisits the obstacles faced by the Mutual Housing Association ...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.25.15

  21. Early Drawings by Famous Architects
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    Early Drawings by Famous Architects

    Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.03.14

  22. Acclaimed Architect Michael Graves Celebrates Firm's 50th Anniversary
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    Acclaimed Architect Michael Graves Celebrates Firm's 50th Anniversary

    A survey of greatest hits from the renowned architect's 50-year career.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.21.14

  23. Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography
    Books

    Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography

    A new biography highlights the rich, black-and-white photography of Balthazar Korab, whose sharp imagery helped give a face to modernist architecture in mid-century America.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.18.12

  24. Reveal: Studio Gang Architects
    Books

    Reveal: Studio Gang Architects

    At Dwell we've long been fans of the Chicago architecture firm Studio Gang Architects. Headed up by the nation's fastest rising female architect Jeanne Gang, the company is responsible not just for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.31.11

  25. Superdesk Architect Clive Wilkinson Joins Dwell on Design NY
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    Superdesk Architect Clive Wilkinson Joins Dwell on Design NY

    Architect, designer, writer and strategist Clive Wilkinson joined Dwell on Design New York for The New Malleable Office, a discussion on the changing face of the workplace.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.07.14

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