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  1. Scotland: Day 1
    Travel Reports

    Scotland: Day 1

    Hello from Scotland! I've had the rather good fortune to be invited for a bit of a design tour in Scotland, and I am reporting back on my first day and a half in Edinburgh. I got in midday...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.10.10

  2. Mini Apartments and Next-Wave Prefab, Part 1
    Renovation

    Mini Apartments and Next-Wave Prefab, Part 1

    This seven-part blog series profiles a new prefab development in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood—a LEED Platinum-targeted building containing 23 "micro-studios". Built in a...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.03.12

  3. Rubber Bands, Man
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    Rubber Bands, Man

    When the architecture industry suffered a massive blow due to the economy, architect Margarita Mileva turned to upcycling office supplies. Her designs have garnered international attention and she...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.16.11

  4. Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design
    Dwell on Design

    Preview: Jon Wilson, Food Map Design

    The urban-rural gap is quickly shrinking and interest in local, organic food is continuously increasing. And today, it's not unusually to find gardeners harvesting their own produce even in a...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    06.12.10

  5. Touring the Freitag Factory
    Travel Reports

    Touring the Freitag Factory

    One of the highlights of my recent trip to Switzerland was a tour of Freitag factory in Zurich. The messenger bags first designed and developed by Markus and Daniel Freitag in 1993 have become...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.14.09

  6. Most Popular Homes of 2014: Green
    Houses We Love

    Most Popular Homes of 2014: Green

    To celebrate 2014, we're rounding up the homes that were most popular on Dwell.com this year. Take a look at readers' favorite green residences, from an off-the-grid cabin near the Ozarks to an...

    12.31.14

  7. 5 Budget-Friendly Home Makeovers
    Houses We Love

    5 Budget-Friendly Home Makeovers

    Imported materials, online auctions, upcycling, and other canny solutions prevent costs from spiraling out of control at these contemporary renovations.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.01.15

  8. Aluminum Clad Residential Units in San Francisco
    House Tours

    Aluminum Clad Residential Units in San Francisco

    It may not be to Queen Anne's tastes, but 1234 Howard is true to its context.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Dwight Eschliman
    01.21.09

  9. Katz's Cradle
    House Tours

    Katz's Cradle

    Gregory Katz proves that three times is a charm with his trio of concrete homes, which challenge the status quo in this quiet Johannesburg suburb.

    written by: Kerryn Fischer
    photos by: Elsa Young
    01.15.09

  10. Czech Trek at the Biennale
    Travel Reports

    Czech Trek at the Biennale

    Out of all of the exhibits at the Venice Biennale this year, I spent the most time sitting and playing inside the pavilion of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Along with being interactive, dynamic,...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    09.16.10

  11. 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Frank Lloyd Wright
    Profiles

    9 Things You Didn’t Know About Frank Lloyd Wright

    Unrealized projects and incredible sketches from the master architect.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.05.14

  12. Marc Kristal on Immaterial World
    Interviews

    Marc Kristal on Immaterial World

    One of my favorite writers in Dwell is our contributing editor Marc Kristal. His latest story for us—the centerpiece of the issue, if you ask me—is a mad dash around New York City...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.15.11

  13. 13 Ways to Use Slate in the Home
    House Tours

    13 Ways to Use Slate in the Home

    Whether tiles or shingles, indoor or outdoor, the use of slate in each of these homes provides its spaces with a textural and chromatic contrast.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    07.01.15

  14. Modern Renovations for Historic Buildings
    House Tours

    Modern Renovations for Historic Buildings

    When you need more modern space, but are constrained by historic building codes, adding an incongruous addition can be the best option.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.25.14

  15. The Year in Review: Dwell's Top 12 Homes of 2012
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    The Year in Review: Dwell's Top 12 Homes of 2012

    2012 is coming to a close, and to celebrate a year in modern architecture, we've collected our 12 favorite stories, one for each month. Click through for a dose of design inspiration.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.20.12

  16. Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn
    Profiles

    Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn

    In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    07.16.14

  17. How to Design with Blue
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    How to Design with Blue

    Blue: the color that helped catapult the careers of artist Yves Klein and musician Miles Davis, the most-prized and most-expensive hue in the Renaissance. We also think it makes for striking design...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.25.13

  18. 10 Impressive New University Buildings
    We Recommend

    10 Impressive New University Buildings

    Think of these inspiring new additions to schools and universities around the world as teachable monuments.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.21.14

  19. 12 Window Seats We Love
    Rooms We Love

    12 Window Seats We Love

    We wouldn't mind losing ourselves in a book in one of these window seats.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.29.15

  20. The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 61-80
    House Tours

    The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 61-80

    In the penultimate chapter of our series on the 100 most popular projects ever published in Dwell, a selection of homes including a few mid-century favorites, a tree house in Canada, and more. View...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.17.13

  21. Seattle vs. Denver Mashup
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    Seattle vs. Denver Mashup

    See how two green cities match up in a head to head on our "green bowl" on architecture, design, and sustainable projects.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.31.14

  22. 12 Tips for Tiny Bathrooms
    Renovation

    12 Tips for Tiny Bathrooms

    If your itty bitty bathroom is ready for a redo, check out these 12 projects that make the most of limited space with clever tricks.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.19.13

  23. A Look At Dining Rooms
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    A Look At Dining Rooms

    We enjoyed revisiting our archives to find some of our favorite examples of modern dining rooms. Some are tiny and some are fantastical, but all are rooms that we wouldn't mind breaking bread in....

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.25.13

  24. 11 Ways to Dine Alfresco
    Outdoor

    11 Ways to Dine Alfresco

    Spring is finally here, bringing more opportunities to hit the terrace for meals. Here are 11 of our favorite ways to set up for modern outdoor dining.

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.08.14

  25. 8 Ways to Do Dark Floors
    House Tours

    8 Ways to Do Dark Floors

    See how dark flooring can make spaces feel larger and more cozy.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    07.28.15

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