In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has made a pair of unique outdoor living spaces—one low and one high.
Don’t know your Lawrence Halprin from your Richard Haag? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite articles, interviews, and essays on modern landscape architecture.
A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.
There's no denying the appeal of a cozy retreat tucked into the wilderness. Cabins, a new tome from Taschen due out in November, surveys structures spanning a riverfront boathouse to a bungalow in...
The Dwell editors travel far and wide searching for the newest designs to bring into each issue. See our favorite spots and modern havens around the globe with our must-read city guides.
Back in 2009, we shared Living Architecture, a new venture that would to provide great architecture to everyone. Four years later we show the finished product.
This week, the AIA San Francisco kicks off its ninth annual Architecture and the City festival. The month-long event features food tours, home and city tours, film series, exhibitions, lectures,...
Though often pushed to the wayside, the rooms belonging to the littlest members of the family need not be ignored. Our editors have combed through the archives to find some favorites from years past.
With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival of Britain, lives on as a lost cultural icon.
The Dwell editors go global with 14 houses across five continents to share great design from all over the world. We also bring you a special guide to the newest up-and-coming designers and...
Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage retailer Greg Wooten, this hybrid prefab home in upstate New York (from our Interiors issue) is a furniture lover's dream. In the...
We share our favorite essays, homes, and products devoted to exploring and celebrating music in the modern world.
Philip Jodidio's new book visits innovative projects across the globe, investigating the ingenuity of small-scale design.
Alessi—the celebrated Italian manufacturer of watches, tableware, kitchen accessories, and more—debuted a handful of stylish new products that will help you live la dolce vita.
Classic chair and lighting combos make up these modernist-approved reading nooks.
The soft wood is a great choice for floors, siding, and beyond.
As seen on these ceilings, walls, and facades, bold patterns can have a truly transformative power.
The architects behind these structures use windows as apertures to deftly capture stunning vistas.
Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.
Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s curator for contemporary architecture.
We continue our collection of women to know in design with Pakistan’s first female architect and other amazing designers. Check out Part One and Part Two here.
Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their deep-seated suspicion of architects.
Thanks to a group of young Brooklyn architects, an immigrant neighborhood untouched by gentrification gets low-income housing with high ideals.
These tropical paradises in Miami are modern marvels.
This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.