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  1. Landscape Architect Marcel Wilson
    Dwell on Design

    Landscape Architect Marcel Wilson

    The outdoors is one of our most popular topics at Dwell on Design and this year we're very happy to have urban designer and landscape architect Marcel Wilson down from San Francisco to speak. He'll...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  2. Dwell on Design

    The Architect of New York City's Rockaway Boardwalk Reveals Her Public-Project Tips at Dwell on Design NY

    After Hurricane Sandy destroyed the Rockaway boardwalk, Claire Weisz of architecture firm WXY imagined a new public space for New York City. At Dwell on Design New York, she'll share her tips for...

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  3. Houses We Love

    Midcentury Lovers: You Can Thank This Architect for Transforming Palm Springs Into a Modernist Hotbed

    A new book explores the legacy of modernist icon William Krisel.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  4. Interviews

    Mapping the Pan-American Influences of Architect Arthur Casas

    With a new monograph and exhibition, a Brazilian designer traces his roots.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  5. Shops

    The Architect Behind Some of London's Homiest Coffee Shops

    The storybook cafes of London's Soho and Fitzrovia neighborhoods each have their own unique charm, yet many source their style from a single origin, architect William Tozer.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  6. House Tours

    This Architect Successfully Grows His Own Secret Garden

    A family doesn’t have to travel far for a private oasis away from the busy city.

    written by: Caroline Wallis
    photos by: Emily Andrews

  7. Local Wood Covers This Getaway for Two Architects
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    Local Wood Covers This Getaway for Two Architects

    A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family escape in the Australian bush.

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    photos by: Richard Powers

  8. Dwell on Design

    Kansas City Architect Matthew Hufft Explores Buildings and Furniture at Dwell on Design NY

    Join us at Dwell on Design New York for a conversation with Matthew Hufft on architecture and furniture design.

    written by: Allie Weiss

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    This Cute New Book for Kids Will Inspire Young Architects

    The children's book Little Houses combines counting lessons with a 'round-the-world tour of architectural typologies.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  10. An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard

    An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard

    This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Joe Fletcher

  11. Houses We Love

    House of the Week: Concrete Masterpiece Inspired by Japanese Architect Tadao Ando

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow

    written by: Luke Hopping

  12. Lebbeus Woods: Architect at SFMoMA

    Lebbeus Woods: Architect at SFMoMA

    Architect and artist Lebbeus Woods died late last year, leaving behind him a legacy of very few buildings, but a new vision of what architecture can and should be. His illustrations and sculptures,...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  13. Architect Peter Cohen's Floor Plans

    Architect Peter Cohen's Floor Plans

    In addition to the wonderful letters architect Peter Cohen sent to Editor Aaron Britt while he was working on a feature story on his home, Maison Amtrak, he also sent in drawings of the four other...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  14. Profiles

    Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena Wins This Year's Pritzker Prize

    We revisit the remarkable, socially engaged work of Alejandro Aravena on the occasion of the announcement of his Pritzker Prize, the profession's highest honor awarded internationally.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  15. Young Novice Architect Completes Solo Studio Renovation

    Young Novice Architect Completes Solo Studio Renovation

    Matthew Preston Kimmel has quite a knack for architecture and design. At the mere age of fifteen, Kimmel decided to redesign and transform the third floor of his family’s Chicago home. Here, Dwell...

    written by: Jami Smith

  16. Architects Share the Story Behind Their Modern Staircase Design
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    Architects Share the Story Behind Their Modern Staircase Design

    The cover of our May 2015 issue featured a stunning staircase on a single stringer. Architecture firm Gray Organschi has integrated similar custom staircases into several residences, and here,...

    written by: Allie Weiss

  17. Design Icon: Architect Eero Saarinen

    Design Icon: Architect Eero Saarinen

    Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents Modernism’s playful side in bloom. His iconic buildings, from the Gateway Arch...

    written by: Patrick Sisson

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    Why 8 Architects Chose Prefab and Modular Designs

    From the heart of Chicago to the Australian coast, prefab and modular approaches are proving to be more advantageous (if not necessary) as compared to traditional construction. These quotes, culled...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  19. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: DIGSAU & Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects

    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: DIGSAU & Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects

    Last Thursday the Architectural League hosted the third in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter

  20. Spy Vibe: 60s Movie Set Designs

    Spy Vibe: 60s Movie Set Designs

    Spy Vibe is a new fansite dedicated to the costume and set design of spy and space movies and TV from the 1960s, full of high-quality stills and Youtube clips from movie and TV classics like Our...

    written by: David A. Greene

  21. Built-In Beauty

    Built-In Beauty

    While visiting and writing about small homes for our June 2009 “Think Smaller” issue, it quickly became clear that when space is sparse, the best way to get the most bang for your buck...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake

  22. Wichita Rising
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    Wichita Rising

    Surrounded by cattle-flecked plains smack in the middle of America, Wichita generally has a reputation as a sleepy, middle-of-nowhere kind of place—even though it’s Kansas’s...

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    photos by: Jake Stangel

  23. Spruce: Eco-Modernism in the Big Easy

    Spruce: Eco-Modernism in the Big Easy

    After Nomita Joshi-Gupta’s home in New Orleans was damaged in Hurricane Katrina, she set out looking for eco-friendly products and services. But when she came up empty, she called her friend...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake

  24. Girl Talk

    Girl Talk

    The world’s most popular doll, dressed in architect’s garb: friend or foe to a profession already suffering from a pronounced gender gap?

    written by: Alexandra Lange

  25. Ski for All
    Houses We Love

    Ski for All

    In Hobe Sound, Florida, a home overlooking a custom-built water-ski circuit is hardly par for the course.

    written by: Diana Budds